Lenola R. Grismore

June 30, 2013

PANDORA Lenola R. Grismore, 101, of Pandora died June 29, 2013 at her residence.

She was born near Columbus Grove January 23, 1912 to Peter and Susan Diller Nusbaum. On April 4, 1936 she married Maurice M. Grismore and he preceded her in death on September 5, 1977.

Mrs. Grismore was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John Mennonite Church, Pandora and its Sunday school and Missionary Society. She made beautiful quilts, loved to garden and play games. She loved her family. She was a graduate of Columbus Grove High School and attended Bluffton College.

Survivors include a son Win (Elaine) Grismore of Pandora, a daughter, Gloria (Earl) Bennett of Zephyr Hills, FL, six grandchildren, Greg (Pam) Grismore, Doug (Gena) Grismore, Dwight (Letty) Grismore, Dan (Polly) Grismore, Susan (Dave) Grosan, and Brian Haffner, nine great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, William Nusbaum and two sisters, Mary Herr and Lavern Hunt.

Funeral services will begin at 11 am Saturday at St. John Mennonite Church. Rev. Lynn Thompson will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pandora.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Mennonite Church.

Arrangements are by Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services, Bluffton.

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Lenola R. Grismore