Ada Fogt Obituary (2021) – Sidney, OH


TROY – Ada Joann (McClain) Fogt of Troy passed away peacefully on Friday September 17, 2021. She was 89 years old. She was born on April 18, 1932 in Sidney to the late Francis and Philomena (Rakel) McClain.

Ada is survived by her husband of 69 years: Herbert J. Fogt; one son: Keith Michael (Ruth) Fogt of Richmond, Texas; one daughter: Kimberly (Fogt) Caruso of Buffalo, NY; one son-in-law: Kerry O’Banion of Troy, OH; one sister: Rose (McClain) Brady of New Bremen, OH; seven grandchildren: Peter (Amber) Fogt, Daniel Fogt, Andrea (Gunnar) Sorem, Kevin (Kaylin) O’Banion, Colin O’Banion, Philip Caruso and Kelly (Eric) Braun; three great-grandchildren: Calder Fogt, Charles Braun and Maxwell Braun; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Ada was predeceased by her daughter: Deborah (Fogt) O’Banion; her granddaughter: Esther Michelle Fogt; her brothers: William (Betty) McClain, Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph (Mary Jo) McClain, Alfred (Nancy) McClain, James (Blanche) McClain; and her sisters: Mary (McClain) Huckeriede and Dorothy (McClain) Moniaci.

Ada was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Troy and a former member of the choir. She graduated from Holy Angels High School in Sidney in 1950. Ada volunteered as the Cub Scout Pack 365 and St. Patrick Alter Society lair mother. She retired in 1987 from the Troy school system, having worked in college, high school and Hook Elementary school cafeterias, where she was principal. She also worked at Rike-Kumbler in Dayton and Aeroproducts in Vandalia. Ada loved gardening, especially her rose garden, crafts, canning and pie making. Above all, she loved working with children and raising her family.

Friends and family are invited to meet at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021, prior to a Christian burial mass to be held at the church Catholic Holy Angels. , 324 S. Ohio Avenue, Sidney, at 10:00 am with Fr. Jarred Kohn as celebrant. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.

Memorial contributions can be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami Co., 3232 N. County Road 25A, Troy, OH 45373, St. Patrick Elementary School, 420 East Water Street, Troy, OH 45373 or Holy Angels Elementary School, 120 East Water , Sidney, OH 45365. Condolences can be expressed to the family at

Posted by Sidney Daily News September 20-21, 2021.

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