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Carolyn P. Stirn, 78, of rural Lima, died at 3:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on July 10, 1933, in Wyandot County, to Dale E. and Beggs Parsell, and they preceded her in death. Her stepmother, Dorothy Castainien, also preceded her in death.
On Aug. 28, 1955, she married the Rev. Eldon D. Stirn, and he survives her.
She is also survived by a son, Philip D. (Laura) Stirn of Lima; a daughter, Beth A. (Marc) Vondran of Lima; five grandchildren; four siblings; a stepbrother; a stepsister; four in-laws.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Shawnee Alliance Church, with Daniel H. Messner officiating. Burial will follow in Spencerville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville and after 10 a.m. Friday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shawnee Alliance Building Fund.