Phyllis J. Pulfer, 83, of rural Bellefontaine, passed away at 12:55 a.m. on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
She was born in Dayton, Ohio on January 8, 1931 to the late Charles Sr. and Frieda (Klenk) Schwartz. On July 4, 1948, she married Marvin Pulfer in Jackson Center, Ohio and he preceded her in death in September of 2006.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda (Delmar) Zeigler of Alger and Karen Stevens of New Jersey and a son, Ed (Deb) Pulfer of Belle Center, eight grandchildren, Sheri Lombardi, Jason Zeigler, Lori Heberling, Chad Pulfer, Brad Pulfer, Missy Pulfer, Chuck Stevens, and Charlene Raterman, 17 great grandchildren, a brother, Charles Schwartz, Jr. of DeGraff and many nieces & nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers.
She was member of the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jackson Center and attended St. John’s United Church of Christ, Kenton. She had attended the Red Hats group in Findlay and enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and Word Find games.
She was a former member of the Pleasant Grange and in her pastime, she liked to crochet and knit. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Pastors Kent Hollis and Scott Johnson will officiate a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 210 W. Hayes Street, DeGraff, Ohio. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jackson Center or to St. John’s United Church of Christ, Kenton.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.