Tuesday, March 30th, 2010
Nevada E. Dafler
Nevada E. "Sally" Dafler, 89, Wapakoneta died at 2:49 a.m. March 28, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys following injuries sustained from a fire at her home.
She was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Mendon, to Frank and Icy Stewart Zellhart. On July 31, 1939, she married Glen W. Dafler, who died Nov. 2, 1994.
Surviving are four children, Freya Schneider, Toledo, Dennis (Barbara) Dafler, Hamilton, Phil (Sandra) Dafler, Malone, N.Y., and Curtis (Kathy) Dafler, San Luis Obispo, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Doris Zellhart, San Jacinto, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter.
Deceased is a son-in-law, Ron Schnieder, and a brother, Montana Zellhart.
She was a homemaker, worked at the Auglaize County Extension Office and was a case worker with Auglaize County Human Services. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Wapakoneta where she was a member of the church's Hannah Unit and women's sewing group. She also was a member of the Celina Chapter #91, O.E.S. and the 4-H Progressive Club in Cincinnati. She was poet emeritus of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. R.J. Davis officiating. Burial is at at Mendon Cemetery in Mendon.
Calling is 11 a.m.-1p.m. Thursday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Arrangements are being handled by Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Condolences can be left at www.bayliffandeleyfh.com.
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