MARILYN UETRECHT, age 93
of Anna, died on October 23, 2018 at 1:50 A.M. at Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen, where she had resided for the past few years. She was born on May 12, 1925 in Lima, Ohio the only child of the late Winfield L. and Adelia (Ridenour) Miller. On March 8, 1952 she married James J. Uetrecht, and he died on March 9, 2004. Surviving are her children Jennifer (Dale) Poppe and David (Anita) Uetrecht all of Botkins, her six grandchildren: Natalie (Jon) Butcher, Sarah (Kyle) Precht, Audrey (Ryan) Gutman, Carmen (Rob) Frankle, Matthew (Stacey) Poppe, Susan (Nathaniel) Myers, and her 13 great-grandchildren: Edwin, William, Maxwell, Grace, Wesley, Reid, Zane, Keegan, Julia, Meredith, Claire, Gilbert, and Marilyn. Along with her parents and her husband, Marilyn was preceded in death by a great-grandson Jackson Precht.
Marilyn was a graduate of Lima South High School, and prior to marriage was an Assignment Clerk with the Allen County Common Pleas Court. After her marriage to James, she became homemaker and farm wife. She was long-time member of Immanuel Church of Kettlersville, where she was a Sunday school teacher, and held various offices within the Women’s Guild.
Family graveside services will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Willow Grove Cemetery near New Bremen, with Pastor Ed Rinehart officiating. Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 4:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen. Memorial contributions in memory of Marilyn can be made to the Immanuel Church of Kettlersville, P.O. Box 127, Kettlersville, Ohio 45336. Condolences to the Uetrecht family can be left online at www.gilberghartwigfh.com.