Saturday, November 21, 2009

Alma M. Grilliot (November 19, 2009)

Alma M. Grilliot age 88 of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 8:50 A.M. on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at Versailles Health Care Center. Alma was born April 23, 1921 in Osgood, Ohio, to the late Fred & Agnes (Heitkamp) Bruns.

Alma formerly worked at the Buckeye in Coldwater and Monarch in Sidney. She was also a homemaker. Alma was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles and the Daughters of Isabella of the church.

In addition to her parents, Alma is also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph C. Grilliot on February 17, 2002, whom she married October 24, 1942; brothers, Wilbert B. “Web” & Lawrence Bruns; sister, Sylvina Poeppleman; and brothers-in-law, Linus Poeppleman, Ed Boerger and Greg Luebke.

Alma is survived by her sons & daughters-in-law, Richard & Shirley Grilliot of Ansonia and Roger & Sandy Grilliot of Versailles; daughters & sons-in-law, Barbara & Lorys Bohman of Osgood and Diane & Ralph Kunk of Russia; 14 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; sisters & brothers-in-law, Emerita Boerger of Ft. Loramie, Irene & Art Lochtefeld of Yorkshire, Marie & Tom Moorman of St. Henry and Joann Luebke of Ft. Loramie; sisters-in-law, Kelly Bruns of Frenchtown and Mary Bruns of Osgood; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Denis Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Monday from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Tuesday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles.