Edith L. Pleiman


December 13 | Visitation

Wednesday 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Gehret Funeral Home

December 13 | Memorial Service

Wednesday 10:30 AM Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie


Edith L. Pleiman

December 22, 1928 - December 9, 2023

Edith Leona (Poeppelman) Pleiman,

Age 94, of S. Walnut Street, New Bremen, formerly of Louis Street, Fort Loramie, passed away peacefully of natural causes early Saturday morning, December 9, 2023, at the Joint Twp. District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys, Ohio.  She was born December 22, 1928, in Egypt, Ohio, to the late Clemens & Ida (Bruns) Poeppelman.  Surviving are three sons, William “Bill” & Lindsey Pleiman of Gainesville, FL, Gary J. & Deb Pleiman of Blaine, WA, and Patrick & Julie Pleiman of Charlotte, NC; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Joan & Bill Schwieterman of Coldwater and a sister-in-law, Phyllis Poeppelman of Egypt along with numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by six siblings: Dolores & Vernon Meyer, Betty & Vernon Hoying, Erma & Fritz Hoying, Shirley & Ivo Gottemoeller, Mary Lou & Ron Oldiges and Clem Jr. & Mary Poeppelman.

Edith was retired from the Shelby Co. Clerk of Courts office.  She had been a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Ann’s Ladies Sodality and the Minster Eagles Auxiliary.  Edith enjoyed listening to music, dancing, and especially visiting with family and friends.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with Rev. Andrew Reckers presiding.  Inurnment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery.  Family and friends may call Wednesday 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.  Memorials may be made to charities of choice.  Private condolences may be expressed at gehretfuneralhome.com.


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