a_d
Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
Complete Obituary
Lowa Sawmiller
  Lowa E. "Blondie" Sawmiller, 91, Spencerville, died at 12:30 a.m. May 17, 2010, at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home in Spencerville.
She was born April 13, 1919, in Liberty Township in Van Wert County, to Edward and Mary Jane Chambers Roberts. On Jan. 4, 1941, she married James Edward Sawmiller, who died Sept. 23, 1994.
Surviving are four children, James Edward (Ella) Sawmiller, Wapakoneta, Mary Alice Savidge, Spencerville, Jane Ann (Larry Wood) Sawmiller, Lima, and Judy Kay (Don) Dodge, Delaware; a brother, Orley Roberts, Wyoming; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Gary Lee Sawmiller, two sons-in-law, Randall P. Bell and Michael Savidge; five brothers, Edward, Vernon, Clinton, Herbert and Ernest Roberts; and six sisters, Nora Alexander, Esther Grimm, Fay Hawk, Anna Brandt, Mildred Coats and Mirintha Shepler and a great grandson.
She attended the Hartford Christian Church. She and her husband co-owned and operated the Corner Cafe in Spencerville with Gerald and Mary Bowers. She also worked at the Ohio Decorative Products Company in Spencerville and sold Avon products.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, the Rev. Robert King officiating. Burial will follow in the Hartford Cemetery.
Calling is 7-9 p.m. today and 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made out to Roselawn Activities Fund or to the Spencerville Emergency Medical Squad.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Sunday Night
32°
Mostly Cloudy
5%
Monday
38°
Chance Snow Showers
45%
Monday Night
23°
Snow Showers
45%
Tuesday
30°
Snow Showers Likely
59%
Tuesday Night
15°
Chance Snow Showers
51%
Wednesday
20°
Chance Snow Showers
51%
Wednesday Night
12°
Slight Chance Snow Showers
27%
Thursday
22°
Mostly Cloudy
12%
Thursday Night
Partly Cloudy
5%
Friday
25°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Friday Night
11°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_da_da_d
camera_logo Photo Albums
video_logoOnline Video
Friday, January 15
index pict
Remains found are human