VAN WERT, Ohio – Karoljean “Jeannie” (Kring) Ditmyer, 68, of Van
Wert, died at 9 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Van Wert Inpatient
She was born June 11, 1948, in Findlay, Ohio, to the late Don L. Kring and Jean A. (Kirk) Kring.
include children, Jennifer M. Ditmyer of Columbus, Ohio, and Joseph M.
(Juliana) Ditmyer of St. Petersburg, Florida; a brother, Lynn D. Kring
of Maine; a sister, Denise C. Kring of Findlay, Ohio; a nephew,
Experience (Rachel) Kring of Vermont and their children, Jora and Harper
She worked as a teacher with Van Wet City Schools for 35
years. The majority of her time teaching was spent at Horace Mann
Elementary School before moving to Jefferson Elementary and Franklin
Elementary. She was a faithful member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in
Van Wert, where she held many different leadership roles. She also
taught Sunday School and was a member of the Bell Choir and Prayer Team.
graduating from Findley High School, Jeannie furthered her education at
Bowling Green State University and earned her master’s degree from
Mount St. Joseph University. An altruistic woman, Jeannie gave freely of
her time and talents to her church, her school, her pupils and her
Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. Thursday, April
13, 2017, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert,
and again Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Service
will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 14, 2017, at St. Mark’s Lutheran
Church, Van Wert. The Rev. Will Haggis will officiate. Committal service
will follow at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017, at Maple Grove
Cemetery in Findlay, Ohio.
Preferred memorials are to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church or Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.