Myrtle Mae Lietz, 92

Myrtle Mae Lietz, 92, formerly of 601 S. Main St., St. Marys, and a resident of the St. Marys Living Center, died at 11:25 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at the St. Marys Living Center.

She was born on May 6, 1919, in Clay Township, the daughter of Osborn and Nancy (Brackney) Dudgeon, and they preceded her in death.

On Dec. 16, 1939, she married Ned Lietz, and he preceded her in death on July 21, 1999.

She is survived by her children, James (Carol) Lietz of Dickson, Tenn., Faye (James) Hirt of Holland, Mich., and Donna (Dean) Kentner of Wapakoneta; seven grandchildren, Mark Lietz, Michael Lietz, Melissa Lietz, Julie Fleming, Brenda Pratt, Angela Meyer, Michael Kentner; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Cameo Dudgeon of Wapakoneta.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Michelle Lietz; two sisters, Ethel Lamson and Opal Kaeck; three brothers, Leslie Dudgeon, Leonard Dudgeon and Wilbur Dudgeon; a great-grandson, Charlie Pratt.

Myrtle was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in St. Marys and the Women’s Guild of the church. She was a member of the St. Marys Senior Citizens. She will be remembered as a person who enjoyed helping others and was always generous with her time.

Funeral rites will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys, with the Rev. Ed Bray officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday at the funeral home, where memorial donations may be given to Grand Lake Hospice. Condolences may be sent to the family via