Mary Ida (Balbaugh) Schroeder

Born: Wed., Jan. 2, 1929
Died: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

Recitation of the Rosary

8:00 PM Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Fri., Aug. 17, 2018
Location: St. Anthony Catholic Church

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Columbus Grove, Ohio

Mary Ida Schroeder, 89, died at 9:00 a.m., Monday, August 13, 2018 at The Meadows of Kalida.  She was born January 2, 1929, in Miller City, to William H. and Laura M. (Schroeder) Balbaugh.  They both preceded her in death.

On October 22, 1947, she married Louis J. Schroeder, who preceded her in death, July 20, 2010.

Mary Ida is survived by four sons, Ronald (Debra) Schroeder of Lima, Donald (Gloria) Schroeder of Columbus Grove, Robert (Doris) Schroeder of Leipsic and Mark A. (Mary Ann) Schroeder of Kalida; three daughters, Mary Ann Cox of Ottawa, Donna (Paul-George) Adkins of Columbus Grove and Louann Patton of Pandora; one daughter in-law, Barb Schroeder of Columbus Grove; 29 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren; three brothers, Norman Balbaugh, Harold (Leoma) Balbaugh and Melvin (Carolyn) Balbaugh all of Miller City and two sisters in-law, Velma Balbaugh of Glandorf and Mary Balbaugh of Miller City.

She was preceded in death by a son, Cletus Schroeder; two grandchildren, Michael Cox and Renea Patton; an infant sister, Dorothy; two brothers, Tom and Neil Balbaugh; a foster brother, Jim (Leona) Machunas and a sister in-law, Joann Balbaugh.

Mary Ida attended Miller City School.  She was a homemaker, who enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking and crocheting - if you visited her close to supper time, you had to stay!  She loved visiting Florida, going to the Maumee river, perch and walleye fishing on Lake Erie.  Mary Ida was a " family loving mom", enjoying activities and visits with her children and grandchildren.  She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Society.

Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 17, 2018 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Columbus Grove.  Father David Ritchie will officiate with burial to follow in St. Anthony Church Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove. Rosary will be recited at the close of visitation.

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Linda Turner
   Posted Mon August 13, 2018
So sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy and my prayers. 54

Maxine McMichael
   Posted Tue August 14, 2018
Prayers for the family from us.

Shelley (Bender) Langenkamp
   Posted Tue August 14, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Prayers to your family, you’re in my thoughts.

Marge Sebastian
   Posted Tue August 14, 2018
Thinking of and praying for the family at this difficult time. So sorry I can’t be with you all. Take care and God bless each of you! Love, Aunt Marge

   Posted Thu August 16, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Please know we are here for you in this difficult time. Let us know if you need anything

Ryan Lentz and Amanda Hutcheson
   Posted Thu August 16, 2018
So sorry for you loss Don and Gloria. All our thoughts and prayers

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