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Monday, November 11, 2013 9:00 PM

Sept. 26, 1912-Nov. 9, 2013

Frances I. Reeder, 101, of Spencerville, died at 9:05 a.m. Saturday at her residence with her children at her side.

She was born Sept. 26, 1912, in Jennings Township, Van Wert County, to George Washington and Rosa Jane (Reynolds) Miller, who preceded her in death.

On Jan. 29, 1931, she married Lester J. Reeder, who died April 13, 2010, at the age of 103. They lived in their own home for 79 years.

Survivors include three children, Lois E. McDermitt of St. Marys, Larry L. (Vicki) Reeder of Lima and Judy J. (Jim) Rex of Spencerville; nine grandchildren, Denise (Tom) Wissman of Longmont, Colo., Nicholas (Michele) McDermitt of Morocco, Ind., Cynthia Reeder of Nyack, N.Y., Bradley (Marnie) Reeder of China, Pamela Reeder of Saudi Arabia, Dale (Sharon) Rex of Spencerville, Janelle Golliher of Lima, Janeen Rex of Lima and John (Kelley) Rex of Bloomfield, Mich.; 12 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Robert E. McDermitt; a grandson, Dennis McDermitt; a grandson-in-law, Chuck Golliher; and six siblings, Lloyd Miller, Lois Stose, Walter Miller, Theodore Miller, Ned Miller and Dorothy Carrigan.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, the Revs. John Medaugh and Justin M. Fuhrman officiating. Burial will be in Spencerville Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where an Order of Eastern Star service will begin at 7 p.m.

Preferred memorials are to Grand Lake Hospice.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 8:54 PM

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