E. Lucille (Bushong) Eichhorn, 86

E. Lucille (Bushong) Eichhorn, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:41 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Otterbein-Cridersville.

She was born on July 27, 1925, in Williamstown, to Marion U. and M. Marie (Steinman) Bushong, who preceded her in death.  

In 1964, she married C. Gaylord Eichhorn, and he preceded her in death in 1967.  

She is survived by a stepdaughter, Gladys Whitmer of Kettering; a brother; several nieces, nephews and steprelatives.

She was preceded in death by two brothers; two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, at the corner of Glynwood and Hamilton roads in Wapakoneta, with the Rev. Mary Bushong and  and the Rev. R. J. Davis officiating.

Burial will be in the Dunkirk Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, State Route 501, Wapakoneta, and one hour before the service Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the E. Lucille Eichhorn Scholarship Fund to benefit a Wapakoneta High School graduate majoring in education, to St. Rita’s Hospice or to the charity of the donor’s choice.  

Condolences may be expressed at BayliffAndEleyfh.com.