Kime, Howard "Stub"

Written by David Green.

Howard “Stub” W. Kime, 80, of Sawmill Road, Lyons, Ohio, died Feb. 11, 2007 at Harborside in Swanton, Ohio,

He was born April 12, 1926, in Seneca Township, the son of Howard J. and Bertha (Kreighbaum) Kime. He married Mildred A. Lowe on Aug. 24, 1984, in Morenci, and she survives.

Stub lived all his life in the Lyons and Morenci areas. He retired from Tecumseh Products in 1986, where he was employed as a tool and die maker. He served in the U.S. Army during world War II. He was a member of Lyons First Christian Church, a life member of the Masonic Lodge in Fairfield and a member of the Morenci American Legion Post #368.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Diane (and John) Schuler of Clinton and Valerie (and Russell) Fritz of Onsted; two sons, Gary Kime of Indiana and Dennis (and Sharon) Kime of Tecumseh; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; three stepdaughters, Jean Hallett of Lyons, Ohio, Sharon (and Duane) Peabody of Florida and Kathy Skates of Morenci; one stepson, Dale (and Sandy) Skates of Florida; and three brothers, Curtis of Morenci, Leonard of Bellville and Robert of Lyons.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Howard William; a sister, Hazel Dulaney; and four brothers, Jesse, Glenn, Gaylord and Carl.

Funeral services are planned at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. Brent Pomeroy officiating. Burial is planned at a later date in Lyons Cemetery in Lyons, Ohio. Visitation is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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