Monday, May 15th, 2017
Lucille E. Ontrop, age 94, of Coldwater, died Friday, May 12, 2017 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born March 28, 1923 in Coldwater to the late Francis & Frances (Stegeman) Wenning. On April 27, 1946 she married Eugene (Jim) Ontrop and he died in 1978.
She is survived by children, Jim & Joyce Ontrop of Coldwater, Doug & Janice Ontrop of Coldwater, Tim & Deb Ontrop of Jamestown, NC, Sandy & Russ Meyer of Dublin, Pat & Nancy Ontrop of St. Henry, Phil & Lisa Ontrop of Ft. Recovery, and Bruce & Diane Ontrop of McCartyville; a son in law Ted & Marilyn Buehler of Plainfield, IN; 24 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; in laws Margaret Wenning of St. Henry, Cam Wenning of St. Henry and Linda Wenning of Coldwater.
She is preceded in death by a daughter Ginny Buehler and siblings Evelyn Wint-Kaucher, Lester Wenning, Lillian Dues, Paul Wenning & Francis Wenning; and in laws Joe Wint, Ben Kaucher, Elaine Wenning and Norb Dues.
She was a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, the St. Ann's Rosary Altar sodality, and the St. Cecelia Knights of St. John. She was a Coldwater High School graduate, was a CCD teacher for many years and worked at the Coldwater Schools Cafeteria and Briarwood Manor.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 am Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church, Coldwater. Burial will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 pm on Tuesday and 9 to 10 am Wednesday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Memorials may be made to the Briarwood Activity fund or State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences can be left at hogenkampfh.com.