Edith V. “Edie” Jeanneret, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:14 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in the Lima Memorial Hospital emergency room.
She was born on Dec. 11, 1922, in Elida, to Cecil and Mathilda Miller Keeling.
She married Rene Jeanneret Sr. on March 11, 1943, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1977.
Mrs. Jeanneret had been a homemaker and a bus driver for the Wapakoneta School District. She attended Rousculp Church of Christ and was a member of the Wapakoneta Eagles. She was an avid bowler, mainly at Astro Lanes.
She enjoyed playing cards, reading and was an avid bird watcher. She loved to prepare home-cooked meals and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include four children, Marsha (Ron) Evans of Cincinnati, Rene (Tammy) Jeanneret of Wapakoneta, Debbie (Jeff) Jones of West Chester and Doug (Sharon) Jeanneret of Circleville; 11 grandchildren, Russell (Jessica) Jeanneret, Dustin (Becky) Jeanneret, Alexandria Jeanneret, William Jeanneret, Shaney Evans, Jessie Evans, Brianne (Matthew) Brown, Lindsay (John) Bayer, Kari Jones, Alex Jones and Robin Jones; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Grace (Roger) Strauser of Cridersville.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and seven brothers.
The funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Rousculp Church of Christ, the Rev. Kenny Rader, officiating.
Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Wapakoneta.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bayliff and Son Funeral Home in Cridersville and one hour prior to services at the church.
Memorial Contributions may be given to the church.
Condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com.