|Birth: ||Jan. 5, 1944|
|Death: ||Jun. 26, 2012|
Anita Lynette (Ollis) Mehnert, 68, of Vermilion, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at her home after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Anita was born Jan. 5, 1944, in Richlands, Va., and was a Vermilion resident for the last 59 years moving from Virginia.
She worked at Stroman's Day Care, Blakley's Dairy Bar and at Lehky's farm.
She was a member of United Church of Christ Congregational, Vermilion, where she was involved in women's groups and helped establish the annual turkey dinners. Her favorite activities included Bible study and teaching Sunday school. Anita was very involved with her children's grade school activities. She was skilled at crocheting and cross stitch. She enjoyed creative activities including stamping, cake decorating and candy making. She also enjoyed her flower garden, vegetable garden, and most of all her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Warren L. Mehnert, of Vermilion; daughters, Debora (Dan) Fuchs, of Delaware, Ohio, and Susan (Mike) Salata, of Murrysville, Pa.; son Leon (Teresa) Mehnert, of Gahanna, Ohio; grandchildren, Carmen, Grace, Alaina, Luke and Thomas; great-granddaughter Lily; several nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law Jean (Rich) Miller.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Nell (Curley) Ollis; and brothers, Dariel and Ron Ollis.
The family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. Friday, June 29, at Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion, and from 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, until a funeral service at 11 a.m. The Revs. Bob Richardson and Louis Bertoni will co-officiate. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Food Pantry, P.O. Box 228, Vermilion, OH 44089.
Maple Grove Cemetery
Created by: CAParrish
Record added: Jun 27, 2012
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