Mary C. (Voigt) Camp

April 13, 1927 ~ December 29, 2019 (age 92)

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Mary Cecelia (Voigt) Camp 92, Defiance passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at The Laurels of Defiance.

She was born April 13,1927 in Holgate, Ohio to the late Gustav (Gus) Heinrich Casper and Margaret Helen (Mollett) Voigt. On April 13,1953 she married Clarence (Tommy) Camp, Jr. who preceded her in death in 1984.

Mary is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth (The late Micheal) Kiessling of Defiance, and Julia (Ramon LaBiche) Shneider of Toledo, and a daugther in-law, Pamela Camp of Alexandria, KY.  She had five grandchildren; Mary Kiessling, Amanda Franz, Victoria (Kyle) Adkins, Sherry Fultz, and Jaden LaBiche.  Her great-grandchildren are Brandon and Aydon Franz, Kaitlin,Valerie, and Kyle Adkins,Jr. She had many nieces and nephews, including special niece, Joan (Dennis)Bowers.

She was preceded in death by her son, William (Bill) E Camp, her brothers, George, Eugene, Richard, James, Louis, Joseph and Paul Voigt, and a sister, Margaret  (Voigt) Carpenter.

Mary had many interests such as gardening, fishing, and crafts. She was an incredible seamstress, sewing everything from pot holders to wedding gowns.  She and her best friend, Jean Gaskill were avid Tiger fans, who both loved ice cream sundaes. Mary enjoyed genealogy, and was passionate speaking about her family history, especially Girty's Island, an amusement park in the early 1900's which her grandparents owned and operated.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, January 6, 2020 at St.  John's Catholic Church, with Father Eric Mueller officiating. Internment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Defiance.

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January 5, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Memorial Mass
January 6, 2020

11:00 AM
St. John Catholic Church
510 Jackson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

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