STRASBURG -- Bertha M. Schie, 92, of Franklin Terrace, Strasburg, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Community Hospice House after an extended illness.
Born in Killbuck Township, the daughter of the late John and Irene (Baughman) Simmerman, she had lived in the Holmes/Wayne County area most of her life. She was of Methodist faith and enjoyed painting, cooking and crafts.
Surviving are her son, Leland "Butch" (Myrna) Schie of Strasburg, and daughters, Sandy Schie of Beach City, Connie (Robert) Boyd of Amherst; a daughter-in-law, Gloria Schie of Kidron; grandchildren, Ralph, Lee, Jerry Schie and Shelly Mast; great-grandchildren, Tara, Nicole, Cory, Allison, Delaney and Matthew; and a great-great-granddaughter, Emmalyn.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Schie; a son, Jerry Schie; her parents; a brother; and two sisters.
Funeral services were Monday, March 20, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at Spidell Funeral Home, Mount Eaton Chapel, with the Rev. Scott Simmons officiating. Burial was in Killbuck Cemetery. Friends called Sunday, March19, from 2-4 p.m. and Monday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.
Donations may be made in her name to Community Hospice House, 716 Commercial Ave., SW, New Philadelphia 44663.
Wackerly Funeral Home in Canton is in charge of arrangements. Personal condolences are invited online at www.wackerlyfuneralhome.com.