- Local Guide
Ina A. Blakeley-Fisher, 88, formerly of 05201 Lock 14 Road, rural Auglaize County, died at 5:42 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at Golden Living Center – Valley in St. Marys.
She was born on Jan. 15, 1924, in Shamrock, Okla., to Clyde and Vada (Ankney) Stauffer, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband, Frederick W. Fisher of St. Marys; a daughter, Ginger Ann (Herbert) Brown of Van Wert; three sons, Samuel N. Blakeley of Lima, Larry (Phyllis) Blakeley of Van Wert and Dan (Sheila) Fisher of Park Hill, Okla.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Billy Lee Stauffer, Charles Stauffer, Eugene Stauffer and John Stauffer; two sisters, Pauline Ferguson and Lois Sheffer.
She was a 1942 graduate of Memorial High School in St. Marys.
She retired as a production employee with the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in St. Marys, where she was a drill press operator.
Her favorite pastime was fishing with her husband.
Rites are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel), St. Marys, with the Rev. Bill Maki officiating.
Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed via MillerFuneralHomes.net.