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Edith M. Harshbarger, 70

August 29, 2013

Edith M. Harshbarger, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:05 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her residence.

She was born on March 14, 1943, in Elida, to Arthur C. and Mary E. (Tucker) Smith who preceded her in death. 

On June 16, 1989, she married Ricky D. Harshbarger and he survives in Wapakoneta.

Survivors also include four daughters and a son, Tammy (Briggs) Douce of Ada, David C. (Jennifer) Briggs Jr. of Lima, Barb (Rex) Motter of Waynesfield, April (Rob) Hall of Columbus, Ga., Debbie (Mike Hunter) Briggs of Lima; six grandchildren, Tiara Douce, David C. Briggs III, Trista Douce, Jessie Motter, Corey Briggs, Heather Tucker; three brothers, Nelson (Pat) Smith of St. Marys, Linden (Jan) Smith of Lima and Roy (Sue) Smith of Elida.

Edith was a 1961 graduate of Elida High School.  She was a member of Restoration Temple in Lima. 

She had worked at Superior Metal in Wapakoneta.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching the Food Network.

Memorial services are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Sunday at Restoration Temple, Lima, the Rev. Gene Salsbury, officiating. 

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.

The family has entrusted Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Wapakoneta to handle the arrangements.

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