Irene V. Sidener, 92, Waynesfield, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at Otterbein Cridersville.
She born April 4, 1925, in Uniopolis, a daughter of the late Lafayette and Bertie Swartz Markley. On Nov. 29, 1952, she married Walter Willis Sidener in Harrod and he preceded her in death April 14, 1975. She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Terry Lee, and five siblings, Sylvan Markley, Ernest Markley, Wilma Plummer, Cleona Barnhart Young and her twin, Pauline Thompson.
Survivors include her son, Steve (Susan) Sidener of Waynesfield; two grandsons, Scott and Shawn Sidener; and several nieces and nephews.
Irene was a 1944 graduate of New Hampshire School. She was a member of FOE Aeries 691 of Wapakoneta and 370 of Lima, and American Legion Post 96 of Lima. Irene enjoyed dancing, playing cards and telling jokes.
Pastor Vera Welker begins funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at Shoffstall Funeral Home North Chapel, 115 N. Main St., Lakeview, where visitation is 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Burial is in Walnut Hill Cemetery, New Hampshire, Ohio. Condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com.