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Suzanne Eutsler, 66, died at 11:57 a.m. June 20, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System, with her family by her side.

She was born Dec. 10, 1946, in Bellefontaine, to Carl W. and Hazel Katherine Shepherd McKenzie, who preceded her in death. On July 17, 1976, she married Robert E. “Huff” Eutsler, who survives.

Mrs. Eutsler was a member of Spencerville First Baptist Church, where she had served as a trustee and teen leader, and was a member of its American Baptist Women. She was a 1964 graduate of Wapakoneta High School and received her bachelor’s degree in science from Wright State University, Dayton. She was certified in medical record coding. She had been a transcriptionist with Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, and the cardiothoracic and vascular surgery units at Lima Memorial Health System. She enjoyed all things to do with her family, traveling, quilting and reading.

Survivors also include four children, Jerry Joseph (Natasha Moon) Ruwoldt, of Ohio City, and Kathryn “Katie” (Donald Galbraith) Wilson, Kristine (Tony) DeVita and Karen (Dan) Hittle, all of Spencerville; 19 grandchildren, Joshua (Ashley) Gallimore, Jessica Sara Ruwoldt, Trevor Houser, Tyler and Alexia Wilson, Jalyn and Spencer Galbraith, Justin Wurster, Jacob (Alicia Ball) Shimp, Jennifer, Joel and Jonathan Shimp, Seth (Andrea Lee) Monfort, Stephanie and Sean Monfort, and Cody, Isabelle, Haley and Levi Hittle; a great-granddaughter, Olivia Gallimore; and four siblings, Kathryn (George) Krites, of Wapakoneta, M. Julia (Bill Hepler) McKenzie, of Punxsutawney, Pa., Donna (Dan) Stewart, of Crawfordsville, Ind., and John (Karla) McKenzie, of Edmond, N.Y.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville. The Rev. Jim Fletcher will officiate. Burial will be in Spencerville Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church.

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