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Gwendolyn E. 'Red' Fiig PDF Print
Monday, August 19, 2013 12:01 AM

April 12, 1939-Aug. 17, 2013


Gwendolyn E “Red” Fiig, 74, of Defiance, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday evening.

She was born April 12, 1939, in Edgerton to Rupert and Gladys (Gallant) Fiig, who preceded her in death.

Gwendolyn is survived by a daughter, Deanne “Dee” Johnson of Defiance; a grandson Shane (Christy) Johnson of Defiance; six great-granddaughters, Shyann, Stefany, Sierra, Saleen, Saige and Chevelle Johnson; a great-grandson, Brandon; two sisters, Sharon Siler of Delphos and Donna Perry of Convoy; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She is also preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Burt.

Red worked for the Greyhound Bus Lines/City Taxi of Defiance for 25 years. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and attending their sporting events.

Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, the Rev. Paul Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Defiance.

Calling hours will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

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