2008-12-10 / Obituaries

Death Notices

Adela H. Mahnke, 89, Napoleon, died Dec. 8, 2008, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. Survivors include two daughters, Ruth Ann Duncan, Martin, Ga., and Wanda (Ken) Wyse, Ridgeville Corners; three sons, Richard (Elaine) Mahnke, Roger (Ruth) Mahnke, and Larry (Patricia) Mahnke, Napoleon; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons; and a brother, Albert (Mildred) Kruse, Ft. Wayne, Ind. Funeral services are Thursday, 1:30 p.m., at St. John Lutheran Church Freedom Twp., with Stephen Niermann as the officiating pastor. Interment follows at the church cemetery. Visitation is today, Wednesday, 2-8 p.m., at Rodenberger Funeral Home, Napoleon, and one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.

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