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Lillian M. Donley

November 19, 1918 April 11, 2018
Lillian M. Donley
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Lillian M. Donley, 99, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Wednesday April 11, 2018. She was born November 19, 1918 in Bowling Green to Leroy and Dorothy (Ferguson) Osborn. She married Bertselle Donley on July 15, 1939 and he preceded her in death in 1978.

Lillian was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Bowling Green. She loved to travel and enjoyed riding her bike in the park and playing cards with her friends. She had a passion for planting and gardening, earlier in life growing a large garden and canned much of the food she grew. Later in life she continued to enjoy planting and tending to the flower beds around her home. Her greatest joy in life came from the time she spent with her family.

She is survived by her sons Larry (Linda) Donley of Rudolph, Ohio and Dennis Donley of Bowling Green, Ohio, daughter-in-law Lynn Donley of Lima, Ohio, sister Mary Wittenmyer of Rudolph, Ohio, grandchildren Cindy Baker, Ginger Donley, Jeff Donley, Kris Deerwester, Bill Donley, Eric Donley and Rebecca Essex and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

Along with her husband Bertselle, Lilian was preceded in death by her parents, son David, brother Ozzie Osborn and sister Helen “Bernie” Culp and granddaughter Angela Rothenbuhler.

Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday April 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 200 N. Summit St. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Pastor Larry Swaisgood will officiate. Interment will follow at Wood County Memory Gardens in Bowling Green. Visitation will be held Tuesday morning at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to Trinity United Methodist Church in Bowling Green.

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Visitation

Tuesday

17

Apr

10:00 AM 4/17/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Trinity United Methodist Church

200 N. Summit St.
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

Trinity United Methodist Church
200 N. Summit St. Bowling Green 43402 Ohio
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

17

Apr

11:00 AM 4/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Trinity United Methodist Church

200 N. Summit St.
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

Trinity United Methodist Church
200 N. Summit St. Bowling Green 43402 Ohio
United States
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