Ilene Marie Hemmerich, age 94, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:40 PM at Wayne HealthCare, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on February 16, 1921 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late August & Augusta (Hupe) Rismiller.
Ilene is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Hemmerich whom she married on January 11, 1947; brothers, Albert, Earnest and Robert Rismiller; sisters, Esther Applegate, Sophia Ehlers, Clara Harter and Regina Applegate.
Ilene was a homemaker and a member of St. John Lutheran Church and the Annie Oakley Camping Club. She loved and was active at the Brethren Retirement Communities activities including, Wii bowling, puzzles and bingo. She also helped with arranging the weekly menu’s for the residence.
There will be a service held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in the St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to St. John Lutheran Church or Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com