LeROY TOWNSHIP — N. Elinor Fowler, age 94, of LeRoy Township, Ohio, passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.
Born April 25, 1919, in Morgantown, W.Va., she was the daughter of Iva Jane (Hamilton) and Alva C. Harltey. She married Frank F. Fowler in Morgantown, W.Va., on April 25, 1942.
Elinor was a retired teacher.
She was a member of Thompson United Methodist Church from 1958 to 2003, where she served on the mission committees at the Local and District levels. For the last 10 years, she has been involved as a member of the Damascus United Methodist Church. Elinor was also a member of United Methodist Women, Church Choir, Chorale at Copeland Oaks, Lake County Retired Teachers Association and participated on work teams to Henderson Settlement, Kenya and Senagel, West Africa.
She is survived by her daughters, Susan (Loren) Parker of Springfield, Ohio, and Anne Elizabeth (John) Nash of Hartville, Ohio; sons, H. Kirk (Antonija) Fowler of Madison, Ohio, Frank H. (Elizabeth) Fowler of Rossland, BC, and Kevin F. (Laura) Fowler of Rock Creek, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Alice VanLier and Jeanne Krumm; and brothers, Chester, Robert and Homer Hartley.
Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 7th, at the Thompson United Methodist Church, 6758 Madison Road, Thompson, Ohio. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the Church. Final resting place will be at Leroy Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Mission Fund, in care of Thompson United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 29, Thompson, Ohio 44086.
Arrangements by THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME of Madison. Obituary and condolences at www.behmfuneral.com and starbeacon.com.