Dora Jean (Brinkman) Stechschulte

Born: Fri., Oct. 28, 1932
Died: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
9:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 14, 2019
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Thu., Feb. 14, 2019
Location: St. Anthony Catholic Church

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Columbus Grove, Ohio

Dora Jean Stechschulte, 86, died Monday, February 11, 2019, at Hilty Memorial Home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born October 28, 1932, in Kalida, Ohio to Edwin and Margaret (Zeller) Brinkman.  They both preceded her in death.

On April 19, 1952, she married Francis "Fran" Stechschulte, he preceded her in death on March 1, 2018.

Jean is survived by two sons:  Kevin (Karen) Stechschulte and Glen (Cindy) Stechschulte, both of Columbus Grove; two daughters:  Michele (Bob) Michel and Gina (Jim) Wurth both of Columbus Grove; 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; and two sisters:  Marge (Tom) Knott of Columbus Grove and Berniece (Carl) Verhoff of Glandorf.

Jean was a homemaker and a life long member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church.  She was a graduate of Kalida High School.  Jean loved baking, spiritual reading, boating and spending time with her family.  Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her pride and joy.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 am, on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Columbus Grove.  Father David Ritchie will officiate with burial to follow in St. Anthony's cemetery.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 pm, on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, and one hour prior to the service Thursday, at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.   Rosary will begin at the close of visitation.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the care Bridge Hospice and Hilty Memorial Home staff  gave their mom.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony's School or St. Anthony's Church.

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