ANTWERP -- Teresa C. Hertel, 87, of Antwerp, passed away July 16, 2014, surrounded by her family at her son's home.
Teresa was born in Mark Center on January 28, 1927, a daughter of the late Mary Louise (Martin) and William J. Arend. After graduating from Mark Township High School in 1945, she moved to Fort Wayne and worked in the shipping department at General Electric until 1952, when she married Basil "Bake" Hertel on October 4. Basil died Feb. 4, 2011.
Teresa enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking and sewing, but her favorite was crocheting lace doilies, snowflakes and angels, which she gave as gifts. She was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Parish. As a member of the Altar Rosary Society, she helped make noodles and angel food cakes for fundraisers.
Teresa will be sadly missed by her children, Marilyn (Paul) Arceo of Fort Wayne and Raymond (Linda) of Antwerp; siblings, Lillian Breidenbaugh of Hicksville, Mabelle Arend of Perrysburg and Vivian Mullaney of San Francisco, Ivan Arend of Dunedin, Fla.; two stepgrandchildren and great-stepgrandchildren.
She is also preceded in death by sisters, Rita Marshall and Pauline Arend; and brothers, Eugene and Louis Arend.
Her funeral Mass is at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Antwerp, on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Viewing is Monday from 5-7:30 p.m. with a vigil service at 7:30 p.m. at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp, where viewing is also Tuesday from 9-9:30 a.m. She will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery.
Memorials are to Divine Mercy for Masses or Community Health Professionals.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com.