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  • St. Paul United Church of Christ Memorial Fund
    119 N. Franklin St.
    New Bremen, OH 45869

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“Just saw this, so I thought I would reach out to you. Your mother was one of the happiest people. I am sure that she is missed. Prayers to you and...Read More »
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“Aunt Mary was a kind and gentle woman. She will be missed. ”
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“What a beautiful person inside and out. We will miss her. ”
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“A few years ago, my husband Dave and I came to visit Lois Moeller and Mary graciously put us up in her home. There was unending food and cards and...Read More »
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“Barb and John, our deepest sympathy on your family's loss. What a beautiful, sweet woman! ”
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“Chris, Barb & Greg ~ Growing up, both your parents were very special to me. Anytime I was at your home or around either of them, they both treated...Read More »
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“Cherishing our many memories.Rest in peace our dearest friend.The Morford Family ”
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“Truly a beloved lady. ”
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MARY C. AHLERS age 87

of New Bremen, died on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 3:20 A.M. at the Kobacker House, of Columbus, Ohio. She was born on May 19, 1930 in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of the late Pete E. and Gladys E. "Pinky" (Lewis) Weasel. On November 8, 1952, she married A.C. "Hap" Ahlers at the Hope Lutheran Church in Toledo, Ohio, and he died on November 30, 1992. Survivors include her children; Christine (William) Wilson of Port St. Lucie, FL., Barbara (John) Renner of Huron, OH., and Gregory (Darla) Ahlers of Ansonia, OH., her grandchildren; Will Wilson, Wade (Nadine) Wilson, Jason (Erica) Renner, Amy (Robert) Parker, Erin (Jason) Brockman, Emily (Alexis) Rios, Tiffinie (Matthew) Miller, Tabatha (Caleb) Caffee, Tanner Hammaker, Taylor Hammaker, ten great-grandchildren; Hailey, Evan and Collin Brockman, Aaron and Allison Renner, Fenix Miller, Rilynn, Maci, Dierks Caffee, Olivia and Ian Parker, special friends; Lois Moeller, Kohneita Lear, and Louise Barga, life-long friends; Caroljean Bomer, Pauline Morford, Shirley Feehan, Lucy Lewis, and Martha Watson.

Mary was a faithful member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen where she was a member of the Busy 12, the Satellite, and was a Deacon. She was a member of the OCCL-Twigbenders, the original Bremenfest committee, and the Bremenfest Park formation committee. Mary was all about her family. She enjoyed attending her grandchildren's sporting events, and was a room mother and tutor at New Bremen Schools. Mary and Hap were part of several card clubs, and enjoyed traveling. Even after Hap passed away she still took each grandchild on a special vacation, and traveled with special friends. Mary was a 1948 graduate of Toledo Scott High School, a homemaker, and was happy to be a mom and a wife.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen, with the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Interment will follow in the Willow Grove Cemetery of New Bremen. Calling Hours will be held on Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 2:00 until 6:00 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen, and one hour prior to the services on Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the St. Paul U.C.C. Memorial Fund, or to the Stephanie Speilman Fund for Breast Cancer Research. Condolences to the Ahlers family can be left online at www.gilberghartwigfh.com.