OSGOOD -Esther E. (Stucke) Bohman, 83, of Bohman Drive, Osgood, went to be with her Lord Thursday afternoon, April 18, 2013, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born Aug. 29, 1929, in Cassella, to the late Norbert and Gertrude (Franzer) Stucke. On Nov. 16, 1950, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Osgood, Esther married Richard J. Bohman, who preceded her in death Sept. 1, 2003.
Surviving are five children: Allen and Elaine (Homan) Bohman, of Osgood, Deb Bohman and John Grueser, of Springfield, Kathy and Ken Bertke, of Versailles, Nancy Bohman and Scott Tinsley, of Powell, and Mary Steenrod and Scott Boylan, of North Canton; seven grandchildren, Heather (Ariel Derris) White, Brian (Liz) Bertke, Eric (Gwen) Bertke, Kelli (Dustin) Kaiser, Chance Bohman Moore, Alex Steenrod and Lauren Steenrod; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Norma Jean and Bill Rutschilling, of St. Henr; and a sister-in-law, Imelda Stucke, of Osgood.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Roman Stucke and one great-grandson.
Esther was a homemaker, she had also worked many years with her late husband Richard on their family farm. An avid Reds fan, Esther also enjoyed playing cards, cooking, crocheting afghans for others, traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She and her late husband enjoyed many winters in Florida and numerous trips accross the country in their motor home. Esther was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church and had been active in the Ladies Sodality.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2013, at St. Nicholas Church in Osgood with the Rev. David L. Zink presiding. Interment will follow at St. Martin's Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday 2 to 7 p.m. and Monday 9 to 10 a.m. at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to the Center for Neurological Development in Burketsville or the Osgood Life Squad. Condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.
Published in Sidney Daily News on Apr. 18, 2013