Christine Mae Dill

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Christine Mae Dill, 99 years, 9 months and 30 days old, of Bellefontaine, passed away Wednesday morning, April 25, 2018, at Logan Acres Care Center.

She was born in Hunter, Ark., on June 26, 1918, to the late Floyd Balser and Cella Ella Guarnet Petty.

Christine married Ralph Paul Dill on April 9, 1939, in Bellefontaine and he preceded her in death Feb. 9, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her four silbings, Louis Petty, Amon Petty, Mary Norviel and Marceline Anderson.

Christine is survived by her children, Larry (Julia) Dill of Bellefontaine, Barbara (Sammy) Gonterman of Zanesfield and Debbie Beaty of Westerville; seven grandchildren, Darrin Dill, Amy Lovett, Jennifer (Brent) Cheek, Brenda (Bryan) Defibaugh, Brandon Johnson, Ryan Beaty and Christopher (Jennifer) Beaty; two great-granddaughters, Megan Simpson and Chelsea Lovett; many stepgrandchildren, great-stepgrandchildren, great-greatstepgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Christine attended Goshen Friends Church outside of Zanesfield and enjoyed doing crafts, puzzles, sewing and watching birds in her yard. She also loved to decorate for Christmas each year.

Pastor Wayne Downing officiates the funeral service at 2 p.m. Monday, April 30, at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Bellefontaine, where visitation begins two hours prior to the funeral. Burial is in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Goshen Friends Church, 5527 County Road 153, Zanesfield, OH 43360.

Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.