Marie J. Trausch, 94

Marie J. Trausch, age 94, of Montpelier, Ohio, died at 8:25 A.M. on Monday, January 22, 2018, at Hillside County Living near Bryan, Ohio, where she was a resident. A long time resident of Edon and Montpelier, Mrs. Trausch was employed as a cook at the hospital in Montpelier, retiring in 2007 with thirty years of service, and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montpelier. She enjoyed cross stitch, word search, and making pies, being known for her pie crusts. Marie was a devoted farm wife and a loving mom and grandmother.

Marie J. Trausch was born on June 13, 1923, in Stryker, Ohio, the daughter of Orville J. and Grace E. (Frank) Cramer. She married Lester Trausch on October 25, 1944, in Blakeslee, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on September 16, 1984.

Survivors include her children, Rose Mary (Fred) Lemke, of Lupton, Michigan, Kenneth (Claudia) Trausch, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Darlene Gonzales, of Bryan, Jenice (Joe) Romero, of Tucson, Arizona, and Karen (Steve) Gordon, of Pinehurst, North Carolina; thirteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Ralph Cramer, of Montpelier. She was preceded in death by her parents; one grandchild, Tony Trausch; and two brothers, Harvey and Lawrence Cramer.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2018, from 2:00-8:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan. A scripture service will be held at 7:30 P.M. in the funeral home. Services will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018, at 10:30 A.M. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Blakelsee, with Reverend Frederick Duschl officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery near Blakeslee.

Memorials are requested to American Cancer Society, Community Health Professionals Hospice Care or Montpelier Senior Citizens.

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