Frances Loeffler, 89

Frances P. Loeffler, 89, Wabash, formerly of Ottawa, passed away Monday, Aug. 5, at Miller’s Mary Manor.

Frances was born Jan. 9, 1924, in Leonore, Ill. to Fredrick and Lulu (Howe) Schaibley.  She married John Loeffler in May of 1946; he passed away Oct. 21, 1968.

She is survived by her children, Sharon (Ron) Saager, Ottawa; Fred (Rita) Loeffler, Wabash; John (Ramona) Loeffler, Peru; and Theresa (Bob) Wheaton, Oklahoma; ten grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and one brother, Harold (Mary) Schaibley, Ottawa.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John, and two grandchildren, Dean Saager and Laura Loeffler.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, Aug. 9 at 12 p.m. at Ottawa Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Adrie officiating.  Visitation will be from 4—7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, at Ottawa Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Ottawa Avenue Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Fred, Fred Jr., John, Jay and Brad Loeffler, Matthew Vatland, Brad Sliker, Jeff Benney, and Jeremy Williams.

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Posted on 2013 Aug 07