Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007
Florence E. Garrigus, 92, of Lima, died at 10:20 a.m. Oct. 1, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
She was born Jan. 29, 1915, in Toledo, to Peter L. and Ella E. Deter Rihm. On May 2, 1937, she married James E. Garrigus, who died Dec. 14, 2002.
Surviving is a son, James J., Columbus.
Deceased is a daughter-in-law, Michele A.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Lima, serving as president and vice-president of the Women's Society. She also was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 91, Celina, Modern Mothers, YWCA, Lima Convalescent Home and Delta-Gamma Sorority at Miami University where she attended. She was past president of Phi Beta Psi, a Literary Club mentor, chairman of the Junior Red Cross and a member of The United Doll Federation.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. David Harris officiating. Burial is at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima.
Calling is 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at Shawnee Chapel of Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, Lima.