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Mary A. Post, 98

July 3, 2014

Mary A. Post, 98, of Fort Recovery, died on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.

She was born on Feb. 16, 1916, in Chickasaw, to the late William and Antoinette (Wellman) Gross.

On Oct. 28, 1933, she married Anthony F. Post Sr., in St. Peter. He preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 1990.

Survivors include three daughters, Clara Kramer of Anna, Donna (Tom) Hartke of Celina and Jeanette (Rick) Bachelor of Celina, three sons, Bob (Joey) Post of Coldwater, Tom (Mary Jane) Post of St. Peter and Tony (Elaine) Post of St. Peter, two sisters, Ruth Johnsman of Celina and Beatrice (Louis) Borger of St. Marys, 23 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Mary Eileen Gross of Arizona.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Irene Post, a son-in-law, Mark Kramer, four brothers, Fr. Raphael Gross, Richard Gross, Gregory Gross and William Gross, a sister, Sr. Victorine Gross, two grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two sisters-in-law, Monica Gross and Thelma Gross Barber and a brother-in-law, LeRoy Johnsman.

Mary was a member of the St. Peter Catholic Church in St. Peter. She was also a member of the Christian Mothers Sodality of the church.

She was a devout Catholic who enjoyed spending time with her family. She also enjoyed embroidery, word searches, puzzles and playing rummy.

A funeral mass will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter Catholic Church, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating.

Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery in St. Peter.

Calling hours will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home in Fort Recovery.

Online condolences may be directed to

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