Love, Eloise

Written by David Green.

Eloise Love, 99, of Fayette, Ohio, died Nov. 10, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold, Ohio, one month shy of her 100th birthday.

She was born Dec. 20, 1912, in Franklin Township, Ohio, to the late Fred and Freida (Double) Schang. She married John Ralph “Jack” Love on June 26, 1935, in Columbia City, Ind., and he preceded her in death July 7, 1992.

Eloise was a life-long resident of the Fayette area. She attended school through the eighth grade at the East Franklin School. Eloise and her husband, Jack, owned and operated Fayette's Sohio gas station for decades at their residence on N. Fayette St. In her later years, she enjoyed traveling with Jack, especially the fishing trips at Pleasant Lake and Silver Lake in Michigan. Eloise also enjoyed cooking and bowling.

Eloise is survived by her daughter, Jacqueline Overmyer of Morenci, Mich.; two brothers, Edgar (and Phyllis) Schang of Bryan, Ohio, and Robert Schang of Archbold; and a granddaughter, Sabrina (and Lee) Schultz of Tecumseh, Mich.

In addition to her parents and husband, Eloise was preceded in death by two sisters, Bernice Larned and Mary Baker; two brothers, Donald and Orville Schang; and a son-in-law, Clyde Overmyer.

According to Eloise’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service is planned at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette. Interment of her cremated remains will follow at the Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Lenawee County Humane Society.

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