Rose Ann (Keller) Manner, 85, of Huron, died Tuesday, March 11, 2008, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness.
She was born Dec. 2, 1922, and graduated from Margaretta High School in 1940. She retired from Delphi (General Motors) Sandusky, in 1999, after working 47 years. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Huron.
She is survived by five children, Mary Jo (Gary) Napholz-Deming of Huron, David (Denise) Manner of Pleasant Hill, Calif., Deborah (Kenneth) Swank of Sandusky, Thomas (Marsha) Manner of Cincinnati and Kevin (Deborah) Manner of Huron; 15 grandchildren, Eric (Cheri) and Renae Napholz, Tiffani (David) Gottlieb, Rachel (Derek) Pullano, Beth and Darren Swank, Sarah, David, Jessica, Stephen, Ryan (Rachel), Joshua (Mandy) and Justin Manner, and Kenneth (Heidi) and Kellie Deming; 12 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Margaret Zieber of Bellevue, Mary Bradford of Findlay, Helen Moehlman of Norwalk and Rita Wammes, of Fremont; two brothers, James (Joyce) and Theodore (Rita) Keller, both of Castalia; and two sisters-in-law, Grace Keller of Huron and Alice Keller of Castalia.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Jarrett; second husband, Edwin J. Manner; parents, Ralph and Christina (Kromer) Keller; and two brothers, Ralph Jr. and Joseph Keller.
The family will receive friends from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at Foster Funeral Home, 410 Main St., Huron, with a Christian Wake Service at 8:30 p.m. A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter Catholic Church, 430 Main St., Huron, with the Rev. Jeffery Sikorski officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.
Contributions may be made to Cancer Services of Erie County, 505 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870 or to St. Peter Church, Huron, OH 44839.
Condolences may be sent to fosterfh.com