CELINA, Ohio — Barbara J. Klosterman, 71, of Celina, died at 1:04
p.m. Friday, March 17, 2017, at St Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, Ohio.
She was born July 27, 1945, in Lima, to Denver and Martha (Sawmiller) Freewalt.
On Dec. 14, 1963, in St. Marys, Ohio, she married Thomas H. Klosterman, who survives.
is also survived by two daughters, Kimberly (Richard) Shaffer of
Rockford, Ohio, and Kandy (fiancee’ Debbie Kessler) Klosterman of
Westerville, Ohio; three grandchildren, Nathan Williams, Kelsey Williams
and Emily DiAlbert; one great-granddaughter, Brynna Williams, and
sisters Debora (John) Smith and Sheryl (Bill) Roberts, both of Mendon,
Ohio, and Dee Smith of Delphos, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by
her parents, Denver and Martha Freewalt, a sister, Marty Freewalt and
an infant sister, Lisa Freewalt.
She worked at Ohio Decorative Products in Spencerville, Ohio, for several years, prior to starting her own cleaning business.
devoted her entire life to her family, making sure they knew beyond a
shadow that they were loved. She was steadfast; she weathered the storms
of life and never gave up. She served as matriarch with grace and
patience; she left her footprint on every occasion and will be sorely
Rites are scheduled to begin 11 a.m. Thursday,
March 23, 2017, at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West
Chapel), in St. Marys. Pastor Dan Holbrook will officiate the services.
Burial will follow at the Mendon Cemetery in Mendon.
Visitation is 2 – 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to her family via: www.millerfuneralhomes.net.