Lauber, Opal

Written by David Green.

Opal M. Lauber, 87, of Pettisville,  Ohio, died Jan. 28, 2013, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, Ohio.

Opal was born in Pettisville Nov. 18, 1925, the daughter of Ammon and Erma (Buehrer) Lantz. She was a member of St. John’s Christian Church in Archbold. She also volunteered for the Fulton County Red Cross for many years.

She worked as a secretary for Toledo Edison in the Wauseon office for many years before retiring.

Opal is survived by one son, Stephen Lauber, of Pettisville; a granddaughter, Tessa Lauber, of Pettisville; a grandson, Seth Lauber, of Dayton, Ohio; a great-granddaughter, Sadie Swisher; a brother, Robert Lantz, of Archbold, Ohio; and a sister, Ruth Lantz, of Pettisville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Wilbur, Emerson, Edwin, Eugene and Dale Lantz; and one sister, Marjorie Stickley.

Visitation is planned from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon. The funeral service is scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John’s Christian Church in Archbold, with Pastor Erich Christman officiating. Visitation is also planned from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment will be in the Pettisville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Fulton County Red Cross or Fulton Manor.

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