Ned L. Rader, 82, died at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
Ned was born on Monday, May 4, 1931, in St. Johns, to the late Howard Rader and Helena (Briggs) Rader.
Mr. Rader was formerly of St. Johns, Ohio. He first married Donna Barnes, in Lima, who preceded him in death. On December 28, 1984, in Lima, he then married E. Jean (Kave) Parlette, who survives in Lima. He worked as a tool grinder at Ex-Cell-o for 26 years and at General Dynamics for 15 years, retiring in 1994.
He is survived by, his wife E. Jean Parlette Rader, of Lima; three sons, Tim (Tereasa) Rader, of Lima, Steve Rader, of Wapakoneta, and Doug (Jennifer) Rader, of Lewisville, Texas; a daughter, Kathleen (Tim) Lennartz, of St. Marys; and a step daughter, Joanna (Rick) Rowe, of Lima; many grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Donna Rader; two step sons, Jim Parlette and Steven F. Parlette; a brother, Neal Rader; two sisters, Helen Hardin and Marjorie McKercher.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. on Monday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima.
A Funeral Service will begin at on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima with Rev. Dr. Timothy White will officiate.
Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.
Memorial contributions may be made to Angels for Animals, 211 S. Greenlawn, Elida, OH 45807.
Condolences may be expressed at chamberlainhuckeriede.com.