May A. Kehres, age 88, of Castalia, passed away Saturday morning, March 15, 2014, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness.
She was born June 17, 1925, in Castalia, and attended Margaretta High School. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Castalia, V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, and the Erie County Senior Center.
May was employed by the Apex Company during World War II, and later by Margaretta Schools, where she worked in the cafeterias for 28 years, retiring in 1988. She was a devoted housewife and mother, and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Taking great care of her yard, and cooking and baking were also great sources of joy for her.
She is survived by her daughter, Delores (Leland) Meggitt of Vickery; son, Daniel (Kathleen) Kehres of Castalia; grandchildren, Jason (Heather) Kehres and Jamie (Norman) Milavec; four great-grandchildren, RaeAnne Kehres, and Ana, Linnea, and Emma Milavec; sisters, Ruth Speer of Sandusky, and Joyce Cramer of Winter Haven, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
May was preceded in death by her husband, Othmar Kehres in 1988; parents, Frank and Mina (Hall) Wobser; brothers, Andrew, Roy, Albert, Ernie and Elmer Wobser; sisters, Mabel Ruthsatz, Hazel Welser, Bertha Koch, Betty Ries, and Anna Marie in infancy.
Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at Ransom Funeral Home, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia, and from 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 20, until services at 10:30 a.m., at Grace Lutheran Church, 203 S. Washington St., Castalia. Rev. Kathleen Suggitt will officiate. Burial will be in Castalia Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; and to Grace Lutheran Church, Renovation Fund.
Condolences may be shared with the family at ransomfuneralhome.com.