Nadine D. Frese 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:55 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima, with her family by her side.
She was born June 13, 1934, in Allen County, to the late Margaret (Carter) and Harold A. Perry. On Jan. 1, 1952 she married Norman Edward Frese, who died Feb. 21, 1999.
Surviving are two daughters, Vickie L. Menefee, of Marysville, and Kelly M. (Ivan) Snay, of Waynesfield; eight grandchildren, Justin, Nikki, Eddie, Wyatt, Jeremy, Jenna, Shannon, and Kory; eight great-grandchildren, Kodi, Ivy, Delaney, Dustin, Tyler, Parker, Spencer, and Preston; several step-grandchildren; three brothers, Bernard L. (Rosa Lee) Perry, of Gulfport, Ms, Bruce E. (LaDonna) Perry, of Lakeview, and Greg B. (Teresa) Perry, of Wapakoneta; a sister, Carla (Kevin) Shappel, of Wapakoneta; a daughter-in-law, Nita Frese Gilroy, of Lima; and a special friend, Bill Waterman, of Wapakoneta.
She was preceded in death by a son, Lonny D. Frese, who died June 6, 2008; a granddaughter, Darcie Place, who died in 1986; and a brother, Harold A. Perry.
Mrs. Frese was the former owner of Dielmanâ€™s Motel, and worked various jobs throughout her life. She also was a former member of the F.O.E. Eagles Post 8332 of Roundhead. Some of her most joyous times in life were when she was sharing time with her family and friends. She will be remembered for being a very loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Nadine was a giving person who shared her love with Christ.
Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville, with the Rev. Kathleen Hayes officiating. Burial of the cremated remains will be in Ft. Amanda Cemetery at a later date.
Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association; Breast Cancer Research; or Waynesfield United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com.