Shirley Schrolucke

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NEW BREMEN — Shirley L. Schrolucke, 85, of New Bremen died on Friday, July 4, 2014, at 8:45 a.m. at Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen.

She was born on July 1, 1929, in New Bremen, Ohio, the daughter of the late Robert W. Sr. and Bernice (Laut) Weinberg. On Aug. 17, 1947, she married Robert Schrolucke who preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 2008.

Survivors include her sons, Jack and Sara Schrolucke, and Gary and Deb Schrolucke, both of New Knoxville; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a great-grandchild, and her siblings Molly Nieter, Richard Weinberg, David Weinberg and Robert Weinberg Jr.

Shirley was a member of the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville, were she was involved in the Woman's Guild, sang in the church choir and taught Sunday School for many years. She was a 1947 graduate of New Bremen High School. She was a member of the American Legion Post 444 of New Knoxville. She enjoyed singing at weddings, completing crossword puzzles, reading, wintering in Florida and spending time with her family. She retired in 1993 from Joint Township District Memorial Hospital as the switchboard operator, and she had also worked at Schwieterman's Drug Store and Crown Equipment Corp., both of New Bremen.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville with the Rev. Dr. David Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Pilger Ruhe Cemetery in New Knoxville. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, from 5 until 7 p.m. in the Ministry Center of First U.C.C. in New Knoxville, and on Wednesday one hour prior to the services in the Heritage Room of the church.

The family requests that memorial contributions be directed to the First Church Radio Fund or the Frist Church Camp Scholarship Fund. Condolences to the Schrolucke family can be left at

Published in Sidney Daily News from July 4 to July 5, 2014