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Cleona C. Wyen, 90, formerly of Seventh Street, Minster, died at 4:05 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at Briarwood Manor in Coldwater; she had been a patient there for two years.
She was born on March 3, 1921, in St. Patrick, to Joseph and Henrietta (Alternatt) Meyer. On June 3, 1941, she married Victor A. Wyen; he died on May 26, 1974.
She is survived by her children, the Rev. Larry Wyen of Coldwater, Kathy and Steven Arshan of New Jersey, David and Jane Wyen of Texas, Dennis and Winnie Wyen of Troy, Jim Wyen of Minster, Vicki and Max Cotterman of New Bremen, Carol and Rick Hoffman of Cincinnati, Mary Kay Wyen of Minster, Tod and Tina Wyen of Enon, Philip and Diane Wyen of Minster and Doug Wyen of Sidney; two brothers, Vernon Meyer of Fort Loramie and Lawrence and Helen Meyer of McCartyville; two sisters-in-law, Betty Wyen of Minster and Phyllis Poeppelman of Egypt; 25 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Wyen; two grandchildren; three sisters; three brothers; three young siblings.
Cleona was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and a past Sacristan of the church. She was a volunteer with Mission Commission and its garage sale and a member of the Auglaize County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
She was a homemaker and worked at Wyen and Cotterman, The Minster Canning Factory and Kmart.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Augustine Church, with the Revs. Larry Wyen and Rick Nieberding presiding.
Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.