Tuesday, April 12th, 2011
Former Celina resident Patrick Alan Lime, 82, Defiance, died April 20, 2011, at Mercy Hospital of Defiance.
He was born Aug. 3, 1928, in Celina, to Arlie D. and Fern Eblen Lime. On Aug. 28, 1949, he married Beverly Sweigart, who survives.
Also surviving are four sons: Greg (Marietta) Lime, Neil Lime, John (Jane) Lime and Richard (Charlene) Lime, all of Defiance; a daughter, Judy (Max) Cleaves, Defiance; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister, Joyce Ballinger, and a great-grandson.
He attended Ayersville United Methodist Church. He was a lineman with General Telephone for 10 years and with Sprint Telephone Company for 25 years, retiring in 1984.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Clarence Dinnen officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Memory Gardens in Defiance.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, and at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Ayersville United Methodist Church or to Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Okolona. Condolences may be left at HCSfuneralhome.com.