Saturday, November 6, 2010

Leo Charles & Estella Maria (Wurm) Schunck

Estella Maria "Stella" Wurm, daughter of John Christian and Adeline Rose (Engeman) Wurm, was born 4 Sept 1891 in Harrison Township, Paulding County, Ohio and died 2 Dec 1973 at Celina, Ohio.  She married Leo Charles Schunck 14 July 1908 in Mercer County, Ohio.  He was born 20 Nov 1887 at Celina, Ohio to Peter H. and Frances (Wagerer) Schunck and died 6 Oct 1936.

Gravestone of Leo C. and Estella M. (Wurm) Schunck - Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Celina, Mercer County, Ohio

Leo Charles and Estella Maria (Wurm) Schunck had six children:
1 - Mildred Schunck (1908-1965)
2 - Paul Frank Joseph Schunck was born 7 April 1911 at Celina, Ohio and died 22 April 1972 at Lima, Ohio.  He married Marie Cecellia Apple 15 Dec 1936 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, Ohio.  She was born 1 Oct 1917 in Auglaize County, Ohio to Oscar Henry and Clara (Hirsh) Apple.  Paul and Marie had one daughter, further informaion unavailable.
3 - Woodrow L. Schunck (1913-1963)
4 - Blanche Adeline Schunck was born 5 Jan 1915 at Celina, Ohio and died 11 Jan 1989 at Celina, Ohio.  She never married.
5 - Vivian Jenette Schunck (1917-1982)
6 - Lucille Mildred Schunck (1919-1989)

Gravestone of brothers Paul and Woodrow Schunck - Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Celina, Mercer County, Ohio
Obituary of Paul F.J. Schunck - The Lima News, Lima, Ohio, 23 April 1972, page A4
"CELINA - Paul J. Schunck, 61, Rt. 4, died at 1:45 p.m. Saturday in St. Rita's hospital. He had been hospitalized one day due to a heart condition.

Born April 7, 1911 in Celina, his parents were Leo and Estella Wourms Schunck.  He is survived by his mother and three sisters: Mrs. Vivian Knuge, Miss Blanche Schunck and Mrs. Ted (Lucille) Gilliland, all of Celina.

Services will be held 12:30 p.m. in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Robert Hunt officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.

He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, and had been an employee of the state highway department for 27 years.

Friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the W.H. Dick and Sons Funeral Home.  A Rosary will be read at 7:30 p.m. today in the funeral home."

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