Margaret Clementz Dickman

July 2, 1923 - February 12, 2012
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Margaret Mary Clementz Dickman, age 88 of Cridersville and previously from Lima, Ohio and St. Louis, Michigan, and Ottawa, Ohio died at 2:42 a.m., Sunday, February 12, 2012 in St. Rita’s Medical Center. She was born July 2, 1923 in Kalida, Ohio. She is the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Miller Wehri. On July 31, 1946 she married Eugene Clementz who died January 23, 1985. Then on December 6, 1986 she married Ferd Dickman who died May 18, 1992. On December 5, 2004 she married Roman Eickholt, Sr. who survives in Cridersville.

Mrs. Dickman was a Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Lima for over 40 years, the Alter Rosary Society, volunteered at St. Vincent DePaul. She was also a former member of the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Ottawa, Ohio and St. Mary Catholic Church in Alma, MI. Margaret was an avid Perry High School Football fan from 1967 – 1974. She was an amazing gardener of flowers and produce, baker of angle food cakes, breads, pies. She loved traveling to sunny Florida, Texas and Mexico. She enjoyed camping and fishing at the local state parks and visits from her grandchildren.

Survivors include:
7 Sons – James (Karen) Clementz of Cridersville
Frank (Cathy) Clementz of Spencerville
George (Melinda) Clementz of Cridersville
Ronald (Elizabeth) Clementz of Lima
Robert Clementz of Rochester, MI
Vernon Clementz of Monroe, MI
Alan (Terri) Clementz of New Boston, MI

4 Daughters – Margene (Ronald) Craft of St. Mary’s, Ohio
Mary (Robert) McBeth of Cridersville
Julie Clementz of Wapakoneta
Carol (Clyde) Verhoff of Ft. Loramie, OH

1 Daughter-in-law – Patricia Clementz of Columbus, Ohio

7 Step Sons – William (Mary) Dickman of St. Louis, MI
Richard (Lorna) Dickman of St. Louis, MI
Al (Becky) Dickman of St. Louis, MI
Roman (Pat) Eickholt of Continental, OH
Robert (Donna) Eickholt, of Ottoville, OH
Terry (Stacy) Eickholt of Ottoville, OH
Alan Eickholt of Ayseville

8 Step Daughters – Mary Jo (Ivan) Pankhurst of St. Louis, MI
Joyce White of St. Louis, MI
Marilyn (Lee) Trevino of St. Louis, MI
Janice Dickman of St. Louis, MI
Mary (Ken) Doseck of Upper Sandusky, OH
Bonnie (Bill) Beining of Ottoville, OH
Lisa (Albert) Bilimek of Cloverdale, OH
Leah (Dan) Ditto of Ottoville, OH

33 Grandchildren
35 Step Grandchildren

55 Great Grandchildren
26 Step Great Grandchildren

1 Brothers – Hubert (Joyce) Wehri of Kalida

5 Sisters – Rose Mary Clementz of Kalida
Lucille Schroeder of Glandorf
Agnes Ulm of Delphos
Rita Jean (Norbert) Boecker of Ottoville
Joan (Dick) Siemet of Ottawa

1 Brother-in-law – Robert Kaple of Ottoville

2 Sister-in-law – Velma Wehri of Delphos
Delores Wehri of Kalida

She was preceded in death by
1 Son – Lawrence Clementz

1 Daughter and Son-in-law – Sharon (Phillip) Fry

2 Brothers – Gilbert Wehri
Cletes Wehri

3 Sister – Louella Wehri
Leona Youngpeter
Mary Ann Kaple

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 15, 2012
at St. John’s Catholic Church, Lima. Father David M. Ross will officiate.
Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima.

Rosary will be conducted 8:00 p.m., Tuesday.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday and 2:00 – 8:00 p.m.,Tuesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Catholic Church or the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, February 13, 2012

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Time: 8:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Time: 10:00 am

St. Johns Catholic Church


777 South Main Street, Lima, OH, 45804

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Born: July 2, 1923
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