Mary M. Cramar, 72, a former resident of Blue Lake near Churubusco and widow of Daniel R. Cramar, passed away at 6:48 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at the home of her daughter in Gleason, Tenn. She had been in declining health for the past four years, and had been seriously ill since July.
Mrs. Cramar was born May 9, 1938 in Marietta, Ohio, and was married in Noble County Aug. 13, 1961 to Daniel R. Cramar. She spent most of her adult life at Blue Lake near Churubusco, and had moved to Gleason three and one-half years ago to be near her daughter there.
She had formerly worked at Essex Wire, and retired from Bluffton Rubber Company in Churubusco after 11 years.
Mr. Cramar preceded her in death July 28, 1990.
The surviving relatives include her children, Jerry L. (Vickie) Lloyd of Laud, Terry L. (Regina) Lloyd of Rochester, Lorean (Lendell) Smith of Gleason, Tenn. and Tina (Larry) Hardesty of Ithaca, N.Y.; a brother, Fred C. Pabst of Celina, Ohio; a sister, Betty (Donald) Waggoner of Marietta, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Donna Cramar of Gleason, Tenn; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. Aaron Peer, pastor of Charter Oak Community Church, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.
Interment will be in the Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.
To leave an online condolence for the family in Mrs. Cramarâ€™s memory, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net.