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Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
Janet Sawmiller
Janet G. Sawmiller, 75, St. Marys, died 10:15 a.m. June 20, 2010, at her home.
She was born Oct. 18, 1934, in Van Wert, to Charles and Flossie Miller Prichard. She married Jack Sawmiller Sr., who preceded her in death.
Surviving are 11 daughters, Rhonda (Steve) Hufford, Lena (Lanny Roberts) Ames, Delilah (Tony) Toler, Betsy (Duane Meyer) Slaven, Dolly (Cory) Gonzalez, and Holly (Brian) Kaylor, all of St. Marys, Jeanette Morgan, Jackuline (Rick) Chaney, Cheryl (John) Opperman, Delora (Jim) Hall, and Melinda (James) Trigo-Studer, all of Celina; a son, Jack (Jane) Sawmiller Jr., Celina; a sister, Viola Sheets, Van Wert; 51 grandchildren and 62 great-grandchildren.
Also deceased is a granddaughter, Jeanelle Morgan; two sons-in-law, Jerry Morgan and Charles Slaven; and 10 siblings, Olive Cashel, Sylvia Thatcher, Alice Imler, Princess Echeman and Ned, Betty, Homer, James, Max and Charles Prichard.
She was a 1952 graduate of Van Wert High School. She was a homemaker and was on the Auglaize County Council on Aging, where she was a facilitator for the elderly. She also worked as a production employee for the St. Marys Cotton Mill and Hayes-Albion in Spencerville.
Funeral rites are 11 a.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, the Rev. Judy Ball officiating. Burial is at Woodlawn Cemetery in Ohio City.
Calling is 2-8 p.m Thursday at the funeral home.
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