Imelda J. ‘Mickey’ Dininger
Imelda J. “Mickey” Dininger, 87, of Tiffin, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.
She was born April 11, 1932, in Tiffin, to Alexander and Bertha (Kohr) Clouse. She married Kenneth E. Dininger Oct. 11, 1951, and he preceded her in death July 14, 2016.
Survivors include four sons, Jeffrey A. (Nancy) Dininger of Litchfield, Steven D. (Crystal) Dininger of Lawrenceville, Georgia, David K. (Barbara) Dininger of Beresford, South Dakota and Gregory M. Dininger of Grand Prairie, Texas; four daughters, Sandra L. (Michael) McDonald of Stafford, Virginia, Debra A. (Michael) King of Tiffin, Brenda J. (Todd) Perla of Lake City, Florida and Karen M. (Robert) Mack of Westerville; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; two infant children; brothers, Wilfred Clouse, Luke Clouse and Donald Clouse; and sisters, Florence Arbogast and Virginia Thom.
Mickey graduated in 1950 from Tiffin Calvert High School, worked in real estate at DOT Realty and Wilson Realty, and then at OSU Extension Office for 15 years, was a tax preparer for years, and a secretary at St. Mary Catholic Church for over 17 years. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, where she coordinated The Garden’s at the Church, was a Eucharistic Minister and a member of the VFW Auxiliary and St. Francis Auxiliary. She volunteered her time at St. Vincent DePaul, was a 4-H advisor, taught swimming lessons to Cub Scouts and enjoyed gardening, and playing cards with her card club.
Friends may visit with the family 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424.
Her funeral Mass will begin at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at St. Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Matthew R. Rader officiating. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass. Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, Parkinson’s Foundation, Heartland Hospice or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.