Regina Rose "Jeanie" Lucius, 89, of Tiffin and formerly New Riegel, passed away Wednesday morning, Aug. 28, 2013, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.
She was born April 11, 1924, in New Riegel, to Joseph Paul and Minnie Crescent (Collins) Stark. She married John Urban Lucius June 19, 1944, at St. Aloysius Church, Republic, they later divorced and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Ann (Raymond) Bakies of rural Tiffin; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; daughter, Judith Rose Lucius in 1965; and six brothers, Clarence Louis, Charles, Milton, Paul, Oliver and John Stark.
Jeanie graduated from Republic High School and retired from General Electric and Seneca County Commission on Aging. While living in New Riegel, she was a member of All Saints Parish. She became a member of St. Mary Catholic Church after moving to Tiffin 15 years ago. She enjoyed bird watching, baking cookies for her grandchildren and playing cards; especially Euchre. Jeanie was known for her letters and cards and decorating the envelopes. She made friends with everyone.
Her Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at All Saints Parish, New Riegel, with the Rev. Timothy Kummerer officiating. Burial will follow at St. Boniface Cemetery. A rosary will be prayed 15 minutes prior to Mass.
Friends may visit with the family from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424. A Christian wake service will begin at 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Parish, New Riegel or Elmwood Assisted Living at The Shawhan, Tiffin.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.