Monday, August 18th, 2008
Phyllis Sue Partee, 77, died at 7 p.m. Aug. 15, 2008, at Wyngate Inn Elderly Living Center, Lima.
She was born Dec. 19, 1930, in St. Johns, to Walter and Flossie Campbell Mertz. On Jan. 20, 1950, she married Donald L. Partee Jr., who died Feb. 1, 2003.
Surviving are two sons, Jeffrey (Connie), and Kevin "Doug", all of St. Marys; a daughter, Carol (George) Sweeney, Lima; a sister, Mary (Bob) Kuehl, Wapakoneta; a sister-in-law, Naomi Mertz, Cridersville; and five grandchildren.
Deceased are four brothers, Waldo, Robert, Vic and Donald; and three sisters, Margarette Beech, Carolyn Davidson and Betty Heinz.
She was a homemaker and a graduate of Lima Central High School.
Graveside services and burial were today at Woodlawn Cemetery Mausoleum, Lima, the Rev. Larry Hamilton officiated.
Contributions can be made to St. Rita's Hospice, Lima, or the Disabled American Veterans.