Pauline R. Schmiesing, 89, of Minster, died at 6:11 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Sept. 21, 1923, in Fort Loramie, to the late Clemens and Emma (Seger) Bender.
She married Melvin H. Schmiesing on April 27, 1946, in Fort Loramie. He preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2010.
She is survived by children David and Marcile Schmiesing, Minster; Jane Guthrie, Dayton; Gary and Cindy Schmiesing, Portland, Ind.; Karen and Dale Topp, Anna; Mary and Thomas Jutte, Celina; Edna and Donald Kremer, Chickasaw; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren; one brothers and one sister; three sisters-in-law.
She was preceded in death by seven brothers and three sisters,
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine Catholic Church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding, celebrant.
Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home Minster from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Burial will be in St. Augustine Cemetery.
Condolences may be made at HogenkampFh.com.