2008-02-27 / Front Page

Paid Obituary

Kathryn B. Lohse

   Kathryn B. Lohse, age 95 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 at The Lutheran Home in Napoleon.    She was born on Nov. 4, 1912,  in Lutherville, Ark., the daughter of Fred and Lena (Giessler) Drittler. On April 29, 1939 she married Paul F. Lohse, who died on Oct. 3, 1992.    She was a homemaker, a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Stryker, and the Ladies Aid.    Surviving are two sons, Rev. O. Paul (Shirley) Lohse of LaGrange, Mo., and Larry (Lisa) Lohse of Ridgeville Corners; four daughters, Shirley (Robert) Delbecq of Hicksville, Linda (William) Hanawalt of Defiance, Mary Jane (Dennis) Connor of The Villages, Fla., and Patricia (Richard) Weber of LaMesa, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Reinhold Drittler of Springdale, Ark.    She was preceded in death by three sisters, Helen Drittler, Rosa Knoernschild, and Alma Sohl; and five brothers, Ernest, Emil, Hugo, Walter, and Martin Drittler.    Services will be held on Monday, March 10, at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 23120 US Highway 6, Stryker, OH 43557 with Pastor Dale Kern officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.    Friends may call at Short Funeral Home in Archbold from 3-8 p.m. on Sunday, March 9.    Preferred memorials are to St. John Lutheran Church, or The Lutheran Home at Napoleon.  

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