Margaret M. Schleter

Margaret M. Schleter, 95, of Tiffin, passed away Friday evening June 21, 2019, at St Francis Home, Tiffin.

She was born Aug. 15, 1923, in Tiffin, to Louis and Irma (Roos) Gaietto. She married Arthur B. Schleter Oct. 12, 1946, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Survivors include her two sons, Mark A. (Denise) Schleter of Mesa, Arizona and Michael L. Schleter of Tiffin; sister, Sr. Mary Angela (Irene) Gaietto, O.S.V, of Toledo; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Gaietto of Tiffin and Darlene Gaietto of Tennnessee.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; six brothers and four sisters-in-law, Vincent (Margaret) Gaietto, Eugene (Arlene) Gaietto, Joseph R. Gaietto, Louis (Thelma) Gaietto, Lawrence (Margaret) Gaietto, and Thomas B. Gaietto; and two sisters and brother-in-law, Sr. M. Merici (Angeline) Gaietto and Irma (Ivan) Hill Sr.

Margaret graduated from Calvert High School in 1941, and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and St. Mary’s Altar Society. She was a member of Daughter of Isabella, Seneca County Home Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, V.F.W. Auxiliary, County and State Federation of Farm Women’s Club, and County and State Federation of Grandmother Club, named Grandmother of Ohio in 1987. She was a 3rd grade teacher at St. Mary’s School and had her own business of decorating and making wedding cakes and catering. Margaret was a devoted farm wife, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt.

Her Mass will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Gary Walters and her nephew, the Rev. Edward Schleter officiating. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to the mass. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may visit with family from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, followed by a wake service at 7 p.m. at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, and (419) 447-2424.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Calvert Catholic School, Ursuline Sisters of Toledo, St. Francis Home, Bridge Hospice or to a charity of donor’s choice.

Condolence may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmack