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“I am sorry that I won't be there to help celebrate your Mom's life. She was such a sweet person. Seems like I would always see her at Wagner's and...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Liz and Monty McDermitt - Minster, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Steve Shockney and Deby Alexander - TX

“Aunt Pauline was like a mom to our family. She and mom were very close and visited or spoke often on the phone. Over the years our family visited...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Janet Ley-Pike - Celina, OH

“If your mother anything like Karen, then she was a special lady indeed. May God be with the entire family in this trying time. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Gary Baker - fairborn, OH

“To your wonderful family: especially, Dave, Jane, and Gary (I especially remember the 3 of you). Your Mother was a beautiful person. I do have so...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Geraldine Stachler Bruns - IN

“Gary & Cindy, We remember sharing in your family celebrations with your Mom and Dad before we moved to North Carolina. They were always a joy to be...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Mark & Mary Myers - Charlotte, NC

“Gary, Cindy and Family, So very sorry to learn of your Mom's passing. She had to have been a very good Mom, Gary, as she raised you to be a...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Kris Tillo - Ames, IA - Friend

“Karen and Dale, My condolences to you and your family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Carl ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Carl Lachey - OH

“Karen and Dale,My thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family as you mourn the passing of your Mother. May God grant you peace. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Krista Miller - Sidney, OH

“I am very sorry to hear about your mom, Karen. It's never easy, but if you think often of her, she will be happy. Rest in peace, Pauline! ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Roxana

“Aunt Pauline was a very special lady. At Reunions and even other places she was one who always had a smile and kind word. I never saw her frown. ...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Sharon Covelli-Wysong - Elyria, OH

“My condolences to the family. She was always very good to me. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Pat Bender Cutlip - FL - niece

“Our family shared good times with your family. When we went to visit we would always go up to the school ground and play and always came back for a...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Ralph Stachler - St Henry, OH


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Pauline R. Schmiesing age 89 of Minster, Ohio died at 6:11 PM Monday, April 29, 2013 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. She was born September 21, 1923 in Ft. Loramie Ohio to the late Clemens & Emma (Seger) Bender. She married Melvin H. Schmiesing on April 27, 1946 in Ft. Loramie, Ohio. He preceded her in death on January 3, 2010. She is survived by children David & Marcile Schmiesing, Minster, Jane Guthrie, Dayton, Gary & Cindy Schmiesing, Portland, IN, Karen & Dale Topp, Anna, Mary & Thomas Jutte, Celina, Edna & Donald Kremer, Chickasaw, 18 grandchildren; Brian Schmiesing, Kevin Schmiesing, Amy & John Junkins, Sara & Saad Alhajeri, Jason & Britt Schmiesing, Craig & Brooke Schmiesing, Tyler & Shante Schmiesing, Erin & David Friend, Abby Schmiesing, Lucas Schmiesing, Philip & Elizabeth Jutte, Lauren & Neal Link, Mariah Jutte, Trisha Kremer, Curtis & Katie Kremer, Keith & Sara Kremer, Ryan Kremer & Kayla Kremer and 14 great grandchildren, Amari & Eliana Junkins, Zaid, Laila & Yusef Alhajeri, Flint & Monte Schmiesing, Brenna & Claire Schmiesing, Brandon Schmiesing, Bryce Jutte, Natalie Link, Haley & Austin (A.J.) Kremer; brothers and sisters Christine McDonald, Celina and Julius & Lois Bender, Minster, sisters-in-law Melba Bender, Ruth Bender & Irene Bender. She was preceded in death by brothers & sisters, Louise & Charles Francis, Aloysius & Clara Bender, Alvina & Clarence Cordonnier, Martin Bender, Albert & Bea Bender, Anna Marie & Jack Burnaby, Donald McDonald, Victor Bender, Lawrence & Ruth Bender & Edward Bender. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, FOE #1391 Auxilary, Minster and was retired from Copeland Corp, Sidney and was a member of the retiree's club. . Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 AM Saturday May 4, 2013 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Rev. Rick Nieberding celebrant. Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home Minster from 2 to 8 PM on Friday, May 3, 2013 and from 9 to 9:30 on Saturday May 4, 2013. Burial will be in St. Augustine Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.