Cunningham, Delores

Written by David Green.

Dolores L. Cunningham, 60, of Fayette, Ohio, died Sunday, April 15, 2007, at her home.

She was born Oct. 1, 1946, in Henry County, Ohio, to Alfred and Dorothea (Shidler) Lanzer. She married Lewis Cunningham on Jan. 10, 2000, in Lake City, Fla., and he survives.

Dolores was a graduate of Malinta Grelton High School Class of 1964, and was previously employed at Fayette Industrial Coatings.

Surviving Dolores besides her husband, Lewis, of Fayette are two sons, Brian (and Danni) Keefer of Fayette and Scott (and Amy) Keefer of Lyons, Ohio; one sister, Diane Lanzer of Toledo, Ohio; three brothers, Larry (and Sue) Lanzer of Liberty Center, Ohio, Marv (and Petey) Lanzer of Napoleon, Ohio, and Judd (and Nancy) Lanzer of Columbus, Ohio; four grandchildren, Tyler, Andru, Paige and Trey.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Friday, April 20 at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette with Pastor James Strawn officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is planned Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.

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