Monday, December 31st, 2007
Elizabeth M. Justinger, 94, of Defiance, died at 5:15 p.m. Dec. 29, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Sept. 14, 1913, in Paulding, to Harlow and Bertha Flint Traylor. In 1937, she married Ralph M. Justinger, who died in 1961.
Surviving are a son, James (Anne), Coldwater, Mich.; two daughters, Diane (Alan) Bauer, Defiance, and Mary (David) Puthoff, St. Marys; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Robert; and two sisters, Helen Harrow and Lucille Traylor.
She was a bookkeeper for Borden's and worked at Maumee Valley Vending. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Defiance, and its Altar and Rosary Society, 55 Club and the Catholic Ladies of Columbia.
Funeral Mass is 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Alan Fillman officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Defiance.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Mast-Mock-Hoffman-Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to a food pantry.
Condolences can be made at www.mastmockhoffman.com.