Patricia A. Wires


Patricia A. Wires, 87, of Lakeview, passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine.

Patricia was born March 24, 1927, in Uhrichsville, to the late Howard J. and Elizabeth Kuhn Miller.

In 1947, she married Donald L. Wires and he preceded her in death. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Miller Gatchell; and two brothers, Glenn Miller and Roger Miller.

She is survived by two children, Karen (Jud) Fults of Lakeview and Duane (Kim) Wires of Findlay; three grandchildren, Chloe Wires of Findlay, Jason (Michelle) Fults of Monroe and Joe (Cory) Fults of Columbus; and three great-grandchildren, Nate (Amber) Fults, Noah Fults and Isabel Marie Fults.

Patricia was a 1945 graduate of Uhrichsville High School and was an optician in Columbus until the age of 82. She also worked at the canteen in Dennison during World War II to supply soldiers leaving for the war.

She enjoyed spending time near the Tuscarawas River and attending her class reunions.

A funeral is at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Burial is at 3 p.m. in Port Washington Union Cemetery, Port Washington.

Memorial contributions may be given in her name to Muchinippi Church and the Logan Acres Community Foundation.

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