- Local Guide
Mary K. Houser, 82, of Mendon, died at 2:17 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, of natural causes.
She was born on Feb. 17, 1932, in Van Wert County, to parents Harley and Violet (Wheeler) Washburn, both of whom preceded her in death.
On June 30, 1951, she married William Houser, who preceded her in death on July 25, 2005.
She is survived by two sons, Robert E. (Donna M.) Houser of Van Wert and Stephen L. (Sandra L.) Houser of Mendon, a son-in-law, Paul (Cathy) Binkley of Spencerville, a brother, Don (Helen) Washburn of St. Marys, a sister-in-law, Tillie Washburn of St. Marys, two sisters, Shirley (Don) Clement of Spencerville and Doris (Orland) Freewalt of Mendon, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patrica Binkley, a brother, James Washburn and one grandchild.
She retired from Mersman Tables and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina, the Rev. Randy Christian officiating.
Burial will follow at Mendon Cemetery.
Calling hours will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at CiscoFuneralHome.com.