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Sunday, December 01, 2013 9:00 PM

Feb. 4 , 1935-Nov. 29, 2013


Delores B. Meeker, 78, of Lima, died at 11:35 p.m. Friday at Lima Memorial Health System.

She was born Feb. 4, 1935, in Putnam County, to Edward and Dorothy (Bigelow) Horstman, who preceded her in death.

Surviving are six children, Rick Horstman, Doneta (Greg) Horstman-Smith, William (Sue) Meeker, Jerry Meeker and Larry (Tamara) Meeker of Lima and Lynn (Sherri) Meeker Jr. of Dayton; three siblings, Euletta Von Sossan of Delphos, Agatha (George) Kerns of Fort Jennings and Gerald Horstman of Delphos; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Kent Crisp; and siblings, Denelda Brokamp, Rita Hemker, Carl Horstman and Harold Horstman.

Mrs. Meeker was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She retired from the Howard Johnson’s as a night auditor.

Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home, Lima, with Father Charles Obinwa officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Fort Jennings.

Visitation for Mrs. Meeker will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

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