CloverdaleLelas Kathleen Prowant, 87, died at 7:43 a.m. Feb. 2, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System. She was born June 14, 1924, in Putnam County to Rolley and Leona Foley Keller. On June 27, 1948, she married Harold J. Prowant, who died Sept. 4, 2009.Mrs. Prowant was a homemaker. She served as mayor of Cloverdale for 16 years from 1996 to 2012. She was a member of Mandale Church of Christ and the Mayor's Association Council. Survivors include her children, Thomas (Mary) Keller, of Cloverdale, Stanley O. (Marjorie) Prowant, of Pendleton, Ore., Beverly N. (Arthur) Muir, of Antwerp, and Mickey M. (Heather Davis) Prowant, of Cloverdale, 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; and three sisters: Doris Dienstburger and Helen Mericle, both of Delphos, and Nancy Kleman, of Ottawa. She was preceded in death by a sister, Emogene Rode.Services will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Continental. Pastor Justin Sterrett will officiate. Burial will follow in Monroe Cemetery, Continental.Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to services Thursday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.Condolences may be expressed at www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com.
Lelas Kathleen Prowant