Vera Loetz

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DELPHOS — Vera C. Loetz, 94, died at 5:49 p.m. Aug. 23, 2014, at Vancrest Healthcare Center.

She was born Aug. 23, 1920, in Delphos to Henry and Matilda Wiechart Strayer, who preceded her in death. On July 6, 1939, she married William Loetz Sr., who died Aug. 5, 2002.

Mrs. Loetz was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Mothers Club, and the Grandmothers Club. She was a thrift shop volunteer and volunteered for the Red Cross and food bank for more than 50 years.

Survivors include four sons, Carl (Rosalyn) Loetz, of Jenera, Rodney (Charlotte) Loetz, of Archbold, William Loetz Jr., of Windsor, and Joseph Loetz, of Van Wert; four daughters, Nancy (Norman) Vondran, of Lima, Carolyn Mason, of Lexington, Kentucky, Kathleen (David) Calvelage, of Englewood, Florida, and Susan (Larry) Grothouse, of Delphos; and 23 grandchildren,; 45 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Koch.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter Lutheran Church. The Rev. Angela T. Khabeb will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Harter & Schier Funeral Home and 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Contributions may be made to St. Peter Lutheran Church.

Condolences may be expressed at

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Harter And Schier Funeral Home
209 W 3Rd St
Delphos, OH 45833
(419) 692-8055
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Published in The Lima News from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25, 2014
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