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Lois Ann Dobbins
Lois Ann Dobbins, 78, Celina, passed away May 7, 2014, at Otterbein Retirement Center, St. Marys.
She was born Dec. 17, 1935, in Lima, to James R. and Mary E. Glinko Reese. On Dec. 27, 1955, she married Richard L. "Dick" Dobbins in Cincinnati, and he survives in St. Marys.
Also surviving are four children, Michael (Jane Ouellette) Dobbins, Lebanon, Ind., Stephen (Lisa Collins) Dobbins, Silver Springs, Md., Katherine (Larry) Crouch, Arlington, Texas, and Antoinette Dobbins, Columbus; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; in-laws, Alan (Ann) Dobbins, Columbus, and Leonard Dobbins, Grove City; nieces and nephews; and special friends, Ilona Zizelman and Craig Meyer, Rockford.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Ann LaCourse, and a granddaughter, Allyson LaCourse.
She was a longtime school nurse at Immaculate Conception School in Celina. Because of her responsibilities at the school, she was very fond of "her" children at I.C. She was a member of Holy Trinity Church, Coldwater, where she was a lay minister, lay presider and a lector. She was also a member of the Phi Beta Psi Sorority, OSMA, AMAA, St. Elizabeth Alumni, Julienne High School Alumni, State Teachers Association, Red Hat Ladies and Lakeside Players. She also was an extreme animal lover.
Mass of Christian Burial is 1:30 p.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. Burial will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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