Rosella A. Kreais



Rosella A. Kreais, 75, of Fostoria, passed away Friday May 12, 2017 at Fox Run Manor, Findlay.

She was born September 18, 1941 in New Cleveland to the late Louis and Clara (Kaufman) Frank. She married Earl A. Kreais on October 7, 1961 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tiffin and he preceded her in death July 22, 2014.

Surviving are children, Patricia A. (Dean Stell) Kreais, Fostoria, Kenneth E. (Connie) Kreais, Findlay, Ronald L. Kreais, Fostoria, Kevin M. (Kimberly) Kreais, Fostoria, Gary J. (Jenny) Kreais, Fostoria; and son-in-law, William Scherger, New Riegel; 14 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Welly, Tiffin and Erma (Merle) Reinhart, Tiffin; and a brother, Melvin (Carolyn) Frank, Tiffin.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Scherger; and brothers, James and Othmar “Ottie” Frank.

Rosella was a homemaker and a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church and its Rosary-Altar Society and the ladies auxiliary of the New Riegel American Legion. She dearly loved her family and treasured the time she spent with her grandchildren. She loved playing euchre, vacationing at Apple Valley, and enjoyed bowling and fishing.

Visitation is Sunday May 14, 2017 from 2-5 & 6-8 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria where a Christian Wake service will be held at 7:45 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria with Rev. Todd Dominique presiding. Burial will immediately follow in St. Boniface Cemetery, New Riegel. A funeral lunch will then take place in St. Wendelin Parish Hall following the cemetery services.

Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church and School.

Online expressions of sympathy maybe made by visiting



Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 2-5 & 6-8 pm

242 W Tiffin St, Fostoria, OH, 44830

Hoening Funeral Home

  Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

323 N. Wood St., Fostoria, OH 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 am.


Monday, May 15, 2017 immediately following the Funeral Mass

41 N. Perry St., New Riegel, OH 44853

St. Boniface Cemetery, New Riegel

  Funeral Lunch & Gathering

Monday, May 15, 2017 following the cemetery services

323 N. Wood Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Parish Hall

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Love, Beth "Tillie"

I was saddened to hear of Rosella's passing. Please accept my condolences and know that she is with your Dad in Heaven! I have been out of town and was unable to attend her viewing or service. Praying for her and all of your family!

 Posted May 22, 2017 - 12:13am
Beth "Tillie"

I was saddened to hear of Rosella's passing! Plesse know that she and all of your family are in my thoughts and prayers! I have been out of town and was unable to attend her viewing and funeral.

 Posted May 22, 2017 - 12:08am
Phil and Judy (Frankart) Helterbrand& Jackie too

To Rosella's Family, Sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. May you find comfort in knowing she has true peace now, ""safe in the arms of JESUS"! Blessings to all of you.

 Posted May 17, 2017 - 6:34am
Norma Simonis

To Rosella's family, We are so sorry for your loss. Rosella was a very wonderful person. Our love and prayers are with all of you. May God love and comfort you and your families. Norma Simonis and Family

 Posted May 15, 2017 - 11:26am
Connie (Frankart) & Ed Gross

To all of the Kreais Families - - we are sorry we could not be there to tell you in person, but please take care and know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

 Posted May 15, 2017 - 8:56am

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