- Local Guide
Betty L. Schroer, 88, of 519 Westhaven Drive, New Bremen, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster.
She was born on Jan. 21, 1923, in St. Marys, to Virgil and Malinda (Gieseke) Horn.
On Sept. 25, 1955, she married Curtis Schroer, and he survives her in New Bremen.
She is also survived by her son, Dwight Schroer of New Bremen; a daughter, Kathleen (Eugene) Aufderhaar of Bluffton.
Mrs. Schroer was a member of the St. Peter’s Church in New Bremen and the New Bremen Historic Association. She was a homemaker and taught Sunday School for many years. She loved to travel and camp with family and friends and members of the Rambling Ohio Wanderers. She was also an avid reader.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen, with the Rev. Stephen Wills officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of the New Bremen Public Library.
Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen is handling the arrangements.