Mary K. Regier, 83, of West Liberty, passed away Wednesday morning, May 16, 2012 at Mary Rutan Hospital.
She was born in Bellefontaine on August 21, 1928 to the late Freeman and Nellie (Detweiler) Fisher. She was also preceded in death by a brother Dale Fisher.
On November 28, 1952 in West Liberty she married Arnold J. Regier and he survives along with their children: Beth (Ben) Selzer of Hesston, Kansas, Bonnie (Steve Weatherburn) Grace, of Las Vegas, New Mexico, and Alan (Kari) Regier of Urbana; a foster-son Frank Chatfield of Bellefontaine; 6 grandchildren; brothers, Lloyd (Evelyn) Fisher of Phoenix, Arizona, Joe (Faye) Fisher of West Liberty and Carl (Norma) Fisher of Boswell, Pennsylvania and a sister Ruby (Roy) Byler of West Liberty.
Mary K. was an elementary school teacher and also ran a private kindergarten program in her home. She also taught several years in the Amish schools. Mary K. retired as a library aide for the Logan County Library District. She was a member of South Union Mennonite Church and volunteered several years with the Mennonite Volunteer Services. Mary K. enjoyed the Logan County Senior Citizens group and was active at Green Hills, including being the leader of the “Kitchen Band.”
Pastor Jeff Bartlett will conduct a funeral service on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. at South Union Mennonite Church, West Liberty. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 18, 2012 at the Kauffman-Eichholtz Funeral Home, West Liberty from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Private burial will be in South Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.