Saturday, October 4th, 2008
Complete Obituary
Marie Ruth Lessner
  Marie Ruth Lessner, 82, Dayton, died Oct.3, 2008.
She was born Oct. 22, 1925 in Mercer County to Lewis W. and Bertha Merkle.
Surviving are two daughters, Ivy (Patrick) Geddes, Mill Valley,Calif., and Mary Jane (Steve) Williams, Novi, Mich.; three sisters, Olga Nave, Rockford, Martha (Ralph) Pudsey, Dayton, and Margaret Baker, Van Wert; two brothers, Lewis (Jennie) Merkle, Montezuma, and David (Barbra) Meckle, Ohio City; two grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Gregory Ward.
Private services will be held by the family.
Newcomer, North Dayton Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
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