Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Elizabeth Mary Ann (Schramm) Hetler

Elizabeth Mary Ann Hetler, age 88, of 69 East Smiley Garden Apartments, Shelby, died Tuesday, October 2, 2001 at Samaritan Hospital in Ashland after an extended illness.

She was born November 22, 1912 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Frederick and Magdalena (Fuchs) Schramm. Mrs. Hetler retired from the Mansfield News Journal after 12 years of service. Prior to that she had worked for Morgan Cleaners and Ella’s Dairy Bar in Mansfield. She was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Society in Shelby. In 1949, she and her late husband were charter member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mansfield, where she was the parish historian. She was a charter member of the Altar and Rosary Society having served in a variety of capacities and was also the cook for the Sisters of Mercy. She was the past president and a 50+ year member of the Daughters of Herman. Mrs. Hetler was a precinct worker for the Richland County Board of Elections for many years. After her retirement, she volunteered at at Marvin Memorial Library in Shelby and Johnson Jr. High School in Melbourne, FL.

Mrs. Hetler is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Mary Jean Hetler of Hoagland, IN; 2 daughters and sons-in-law: Mary and Philip Stirtzinger of McCormick, SC and Thomas and Judith Korbas of Shelby; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo W. Hetler on June 7, 1952; a grandson, Brian Korbas on August 19, 2001; 3 brothers: Peter, Henry, and Frederick Schramm; and 1 sister, Theresa Schramm.

Calling hours will be held on Friday from 5-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where a wake service will be held on Friday at 8 PM .Funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:30 AM at Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church in Shelby with Father Robert Dendinger and Father John Missler officiating. Burial will be in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to St. Mary’s Church in Mansfield or to Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church in Shelby.

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