Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
Melba P. Lowery, 92, St. Marys, died at 2:05 p.m. Feb. 2, 2014, at Auglaize Acres.
She was born Sept. 30, 1921, in St. Marys, to Alva and Mary Long Burd. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Clarence Dorsten, Robert Hecht and Charles B. Lowery.
Survivors include three sons, James Dorsten, Piqua, Ronald (Mildred) Dorsten, Wapakoneta, and Daniel "Lee" (Jean) Dorsten, St. Marys; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
She retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., St. Marys, after 25 years of service. She attended Buckland United of Christ. Her hobbies included fishing, crocheting and solving word puzzles.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, with Pastor Adrian Sunday officiating. Burial will follow in Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 11 a.m. Thursday until time of service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer's Foundation.
Condolences may be expressed at www.bayliffandeleyfh.com.