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“Gee, Kathy we were out of town at the time of your mom's passing or I would have come to the funeral home. Your mom was/is a delight!! You are in my...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: June Sweede - Perrysburg, OH

“So sorry for your loss. Mildred was a very kind and loving person. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Virginia Helle - Oak Harbor, OH

“You are in my thoughts and prayers every step of the way. Open your heart to the warmth of family and friends. Open your soul to the prayers of...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Gaines - Graytown, OH

“I taught fourth grade at Graytown School. Jean was so kind and helpful to me.She was a gift from God. She will be missed. You are in my prayers...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Hall Freeman - Monroe, MI

“I first met Jean on the school bus. She was a bit older, and was a comforting seatmate. All through life, Jean was the most pleasant person. I...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Donna Gyde - Oak Harbor, OH

“Kathy just heard about your mom's death. We are unable to attend since I am still recovering from knee surgery and am still in therapy. The kids...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Marilyn and Wayne - Hilliard, OH

“My deepest sympathy to all of you.She and all the memorys I have spending time in "Elliston" will forever be with me.God bless. Gordon Lemke's...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Karen ( Lemke ) Opp - Gibsonburg, OH

“Dear Kathy, I am so sorry to learn that you have lost your mother and dearest friend. I know how close you two were and what good care you took of...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Casey - Maumee, OH

“Kathy, Lee Hall told me of your mother's passing. I am so sorry to hear this; I know how terribly close you were with her. I have lost two mothers,...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Jo Bish - Pemberville, OH

“Dear Kathy, I am so sorry that you have lost your mother. You were such a wonderful daughter and friend to her. May your faith and your friends give...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy J. Romer - Oregon, OH

“Paul & Kathy, I have some wonderful memories that include your mom. She was a beautiful person, inside and out. Though she is, at last, at peace,...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Connie - Toledo, OH

“Kathy & Paul, I was so sorry to hear of Aunt Jeans passing. May God Bless you with strength during this extremely emotional and sad time in your...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: SHELLEY - INDIANAPOLIS, IN

“Kathy & Paul, My heartfelt sympathy goes out to both of you. If there is anything I can do help you, please don't be afraid to ask. Candee ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Candee Dewitz - Oak Harbor, OH


Mildred Jean (Krumnow) Gackstetter, 83, of Elliston, Ohio, went to her heavenly home Thursday afternoon at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born in Toledo, Ohio, on October 28, 1925, to Henry A. and Mildred K. (Brough) Harder. On May 9, 1946, she married Nelson Krumnow of Martin, Ohio, who preceded her in death on June 8, 1964. She married Lewis Gackstetter in April 1975, who also preceded her in death.

Mildred graduated in 1943 from Oak Harbor High School and later graduated from the Toledo Academy of Beauty School, Toledo, Ohio. She worked fifteen years as a beautician in her home (Country Charm Beauty Shop) and thirty years as a school secretary at Graytown Elementary. She enjoyed bowling, crocheting, and playing cards at the Senior Centers. Mildred was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Oak Harbor, Ohio, all of her life. She was a life member of the Riverview Nursing Home, Oak Harbor, and a member of the Senior Citizens of Genoa. She loved reading poems by Helen Steiner Rice.

Mildred is survived by her daughter, Kathy Krumnow of Elliston and son, Paul Krumnow of Martin. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brothers, Frank, Lyle, Robert, Don, and Max Harder.

Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2009, at the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Genoa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at St. Paul UCC with Rev. David Voll officiating. Interment will take place in Elliston Cemetery, Elliston, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul UCC, Oak Harbor, or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

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