Jean A. Schrolucke, 67, a resident of Shawnee Manor Nursing Home, and formerly of New Knoxville, died at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Aug. 28, 1946, in Lima, the daughter of Carl and Wilhelmina “Minnie” (Kuck) Schrolucke.
She is survived by her three siblings, Carol Schrolucke of Mount Prospect, Ill.; Tedd (Becky) Schrolucke of Lima; and Lori Foster of Mount Prospect, Ill.; and by three nieces, Heather Schrolucke; Amber Schrolucke and Hattie Foster.
She is survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, by a sister, Brenda Schrolucke and by a brother-in-law, David Foster.
Jean attended New Knoxville School and also Auglaize School. She retired from Auglaize Industries in New Bremen.
She was a lifelong member of the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville. She was very skilled at needlepoint, crocheting and quilting.
Funeral rites will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville, the Rev. Dr. David Williams and the Rev. Dave Burkhart, officiants.
Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery in New Knoxville.
Friends may call one hour prior to the funeral rites on Saturday at the church. Memorial gifts may be given to Auglaize Industries in New Bremen.
Condolences may be sent to Jean’s family via MillerFuneralHomes.net.
Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, 200 W. Spring St., New Knoxville, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.