Annabelle Tangeman, 98

Annabelle Lucille Tangeman, 98, died at 3:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
She was born March 29, 1914, in Auglaize County, near Buckland and Wapakoneta, the daughter of Ruth Regina (Newland) Weimert and George Henry Harruff, and they preceded her in death. On Dec. 24, 1932, at the home of Reverand A.M. Daehnke in Cridersville, she married Virgil Franklin Tangeman.
Surviving are a son, Jerry L. (Doris) Tangeman, of Sidney; a daughter, Betty G. (Charles) Baker, of Indianapolis, Ind.; seven grandchildren, Don Tangeman, Susan Schmidt, Doug Tangeman, Mike Baker, Cheri Riley, Steve Baker and Terri Cain; eleven great-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Annabelle was a member of the Buckland United Church of Christ and the Triple C Sunday School Class where she served as secretary/treasurer many times. She was also a member of the Women’s Fellowship where she served as a greeter. She loved to knit, crochet, sew and quilt and did this for herself and others. She was an excellent cook and spent much of her time canning and preparing food and taking care of her grandfather, father and family who all lived together. She was a 1931 graduate of Wapakoneta Blume High School where she an honors student and played the violin in the school orchestra.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Buckland United Church of Christ in Buckland, with the Rev. Adrian Sunday officiating. Burial will follow at Buckland Cemetery in Buckland.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney is handling the funeral arrangements.
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