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Shirley Janelle Huckeriede

January 26, 1936 — November 21, 2023

St. Marys, OH

Shirley Janelle Huckeriede, 87, of St. Marys, OH passed away at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at Vancrest of St. Marys.

She was born January 26, 1936, in Botkins, OH to Henry Herman and Hattie (Stienecker) Kuck.

On May 5, 1956, she married Robert W. Huckeriede, who died December 9, 2011. On August 2, 2014, she was then joined to James Niemeyer in a Christian Commitment Relationship service. James passed away on February 10, 2016.

Survivors include son, David (Jan) Huckeriede of Lima, OH; son, Richard “Dick” (Nan) Huckeriede of St. Marys, OH; daughter, Suzann (Doug) Pusser of, Sunbury, OH;  daughter, Laura (Mark) Maag of Ottawa, OH; step-children: Annette (Dean) Haberkamp, Kent (Annette) Niemeyer, Marta (Jesse) Hegemier, Michael Niemeyer; grandchildren: Brian (Jackie) Huckeriede, Thomas Huckeriede, David Pusser; step-grandchildren: Michael R. (Nicole) Terry II, John Steinke, Ashley (Philip) Luersman, Katie Maag, Zack (Stacy) Ferrall, Ally (Jesse) Meyer, Macy Ferral; great-grandchildren: Aiden Huckeriede, Finn Huckeriede; step-great-grandchildren: Michael R. Terry III, Cecelia Luersman; sister-in-law, Cindy Huckeriede of Garett, IN; brother-in-law, Robert Rutkowski of Centerville, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents and both husbands; grandson, Anthony David Huckeriede; granddaughter, Madison Pusser; sister, Verna Glick Hatcher; sister, Carol Moss; brothers-in-law: James Huckeriede, James Moss and Edward Glick; sister-in-in-law, Mary Lou Rutkowski.

Shirley was a graduate of New Knoxville High School (Class of 1953).

She retired from Bank One, where she worked as a teller for many years. In addition, she assisted her husband, Bob, with the operation of Huckeriede Lawn Service.

She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, where she sang in the choir and was part of the Search, Evangelism and Community committees.

Her favorite pastimes included playing card games (Bridge, Euchre, Sheephead and Pinochle).  She also enjoyed taking cruises and road trips, having visited each of the 50 states along with her husbands.

Rites are scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday November 24, 2023 at the Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West) in St. Marys. Final resting place will be the Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.  Visitation 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the St. Paul’s UCC Organ Fund.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Chamberlain - Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima, OH.  Condolences may be expressed and memories shared with Shirley’s family via:

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