Julitta E. (Schroeder) Krietemeyer
Julitta E. Krietemeyer, age 89, of Shelby, died Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at Med Central Shelby Hospital.
She was born November 17, 1921 in Glandorf, OH the daughter of the late Henry B. and Gertrude A. (Kleman) Schroeder. She was a 1940 graduate of Glandorf High School and was married on September 25, 1945 to Leonard T. Krietemeyer. Julitta had been a secretary at Erie Proving Grounds in Ottowa, OH before moving to Shelby with her husband in 1952. She then began her career as a farm wife helping her husband on their farm. Julitta was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Shelby Knights of Columbus #1968 Ladies Auxillary where she had been past president, Daughters of Isabella where she had been past regent, Catholic Ladies of Columbia where she had been past president, and Altar and Rosary Society where she had been past vice president. She had been a poll worker for the Richland County Board of Elections and a committee member for the Democratic Party in Richland County.
Julitta is survived by her children: Kenneth (Clara) Krietemeyer of Mansfield, Mark (Becky) Krietemeyer of Shelby, Karen (William) Rieman of Crestline, Marilyn (Thomas) Culp of Lexington, Janet (Craig) Studer of Shelby, Linda Mitchell (Joe August) of Statesville, NC; 14 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 6 step grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren; a brother: Virgil Schroeder of Shelby. She was preceded in death by her husband: Leonard Krietemeyer on December 30, 2007, a grandson: Jeffrey Scott Rieman in 1970, 2 brothers: Harold and Ambrose Schroeder, and 2 sisters: Mildred Kuhlman and Norma Meyers.
Friends may call on Friday, February 4, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where the D of I will recite the rosary at 3:45 PM and the wake service will be at 7:45 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 AM at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Nick Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to the Leonard and Julitta Krietemeyer Family Scholarship at St. Mary’s School in Shelby. To send a condolence to the family go to penwellturner.com