Vera E. Gudorf

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MINSTER -Verna E. Gudorf, 87, of Minster, and Curtis Mich., died 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton following a brief illness.
She was born June 10, 1925, in Darke County to Michael and Emma (Sherman) Grillot. She was married Dec. 27, 1944, in Albuquerque, N.M., to Virgil "Barney" Gudorf. He died Dec. 29, 2010.
Verna is survived by her children, Pat and Jeff Arnold, of Libertyville, Ill., Dale and Mary Ann Gudorf, of Russia and Tammy and Mike Cohee, of Sunbury; grandchildren, Kevin and Cintia Gudorf, of Indianapolis, Ind., David and Sara Gudorf, of Troy, and Heather Gudorf and her husband Jesse Maleszewski, of Gahanna; great-grandchildren Julia, Emily and Laura Gudorf; stepgrandchildren. Traci and Robert Seergent, of Lewisburg, Tony Riddell, of Lewisburg, Tara and Ryan Kubic, of Arcanum and Jared Cohee, of Manhattan, N.Y.; six step great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law Betty Grillot of Newport.
Four brothers are deceased, Ernie Grilliot, Remy Grillot, Allen "Pete" Grillot and Norman Grillot.
Verna was a member of St. Augustine Church in Minster and St. Timothy Church in Curtis, Mich. She Was a member of FOE 1391 Auxiliary of Minster, Senior Citizens of New Bremen and had been employed at Copeland Corp. in Sidney many years ago.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday June 1, 2013, at St. Augustine Church with the Rev. Rick Nieberding as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Shelby Memory Gardens at a later date. The family will receive friends at the Wooden Shoe Inn in Minster following the Mass.
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Published in Sidney Daily News on May 30, 2013