Margaret Mary Clementz Dickman, 88

Margaret Mary Clementz Dickman, 88, of Cridersville, died at 2:42 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born on July 2, 1923, in Kalida, to Frank and Mary Miller Wehri, and they preceded her in death.

On July 31, 1946, she married Eugene Clementz, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1985. On Dec. 6, 1986, she married Ferd Dickman, and he preceded her in death on May 18, 1992. On Dec. 5, 2004, she married Roman Eickholt Sr., and he survives her.

She is also survived by seven sons, James (Karen) Clementz of Cridersville, Frank (Cathy) Clementz of Spencerville, George (Melinda) Clementz of Cridersville, Ronald (Elizabeth) Clementz of Lima, Robert Clementz of Rochester, Mich., Vernon Clementz of Monroe, Mich., Alan (Terri) Clementz of New Boston, Mich.; four daughters, Margene (Ronald) Craft of St. Marys, Mary (Robert) McBeth of Cridersville, Julie Clementz of Wapakoneta and Carol (Clyde) Verhoff of Fort Loramie; seven stepsons, William (Mary) Dickman of St. Louis, Mich., Richard (Lorna) Dickman of St. Louis, Mich., Al (Becky) Dickman of St. Louis, Mich., Roman (Pat) Eickholt of Continental, Robert (Donna) Eickholt, of Ottoville, Terry (Stacy) Eickholt of Ottoville and Alan Eickholt of Ayseville; eight stepdaughters, Mary Jo (Ivan) Pankhurst of St. Louis, Mich., Joyce White of St. Louis, Mich., Marilyn (Lee) Trevino of St. Louis, Mich., Janice Dickman of St. Louis, Mich., Mary (Ken) Doseck of Upper Sandusky, Bonnie (Bill) Beining of Ottoville, Lisa (Albert) Bilimek of Cloverdale and Leah (Dan) Ditto of Ottoville; a  daughter-in-law; 33 grandchildren; 35 stepgrandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; 26 great-stepgrandchildren; a brother; five sisters; a brother-in-law; two sisters-in-law.

She was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence Clementz; a daughter, Sharon (Phillip) Fry; two brothers, three sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John’s Catholic Church in Lima, with the Rev. David M. Ross officiating.

Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima.

Rosary will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Catholic Church or to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

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