Family Login:

Henrietta Ann Thobe

Share This Obituary

Arrangements made by

Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home

225 W. Monroe Street
New Bremen, OH 45869
Get Directions

Profile of Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home

View Phone Number
View Fax Number

Send Flowers
 Send Flowers

Memories & Candles

“To the family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of sorrow. Ellen & Roger ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Ellen & Roger Borchers - Franklin, TN

“I spent a lot of time with Butch and Vic when mom and dad had the dime store. So many great memories. I am so sorry for your loss! ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: Tina Klingler-Frayer - Fort Wayne, IN


Formerly of New Bremen and a resident of Coldwater, Ohio, died on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 7:10 A.M. at her residence in Coldwater. She was born on September 30, 1924 near St. Patricks in Shelby County, OH. She was the daughter of Henry and Louise (Romie) Varno. On September 30, 1944 she married Victor H. Thobe who died on June 15, 1999. Survivors include her children; Beverly Sealscot of St. Marys, Jack (Donna) Thobe of New Bremen, Linda Gross of Coldwater, Edward (Brenda) Thobe of New Bremen, Mary (Doug) Hemsworth of Sidney, Gery (Carla) Thobe of Coldwater and daughter-in-law Judy (Steve) Borges of Minster. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild, her sister Angela Raterman of Anna, her in-laws; Alice Varno of Sidney, Fredonia Varno of Sidney, Wilbur Thobe of Maria Stein, Cyril and Martha Thobe of Chickasaw and Irene and Bernard Berning of Versailles. Preceding her in death was her son Robert Thobe, her son-in-laws Alan Sealscot and Dennis Gross and her siblings Rosella Eilerman, Leonard Varno and LaVerne Varno.

Henrietta was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen. She enjoyed crocheting, reading and spending time on Facebook. She was a homemaker and had worked at the former Wint's Restaurant in New Bremen.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen with the Rev. Robert Hadden officiating. Interment will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery of New Bremen. Calling Hours will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 3:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, and from 9:00 until 10:00 A.M. Wednesday at the church, at which time the Rosary will be prayed. The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences to the Thobe family may be left online at