DELPHOS, Ohio — Dolores “Dolly” M. Hemker, 88, of Delphos, died on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

She was born Jan. 21, 1931, in Ottoville, to Frank and Catherine (Bensman) Hohlbein. She married Carl A Hemker; he preceded her in death on July 20, 2004.

Survivors include:

Sons — David Hemker and Randall (Jane) Hemker, both of Delphos, and Roland (Michele) Hemker of Oakwood

Daughters — Diane (Michael) Bendele of Delphos, Susan (Michael) Scheckelhoff of Indiana, Donna (Gary) Maas and Barbara (Charles) Klausing, both of Delphos

Sisters — Mary Lou Gerdeman of Delphos and Valita Lammers of Kalida

Brothers — Dick Hohlbein of Lima, Don (Janice) Hohlbein and Jerry (Angie) Hohlbein, both of Ottoville

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice Meyer and Rita Mae Pohlman, and a brother, Robert Hohlbein.

Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 2-8 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. A parish wake will be held at 7:30 p.m.

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