tended the Institute of Med-ical Technology, Cleveland.She was a certified medicaltech, and a lab tech for Stokely’s of Paulding, andDinner Bell, Defiance. Shewas a 1981 graduate of Defi-ance College, majoring in ac-counting. She worked for River Region of Jacksonville,Fla., before returning toPaulding, where she workedand retired in 1999 from Park Center of Fort Wayne. Shewas also a 4-H leader andGirl Scout leader. She foughtand won a courageous battlewith breast cancer.She is survived by threechildren, Diana (Bill) Shuler of Defiance, Michael (Mar- jorie) Sigley of Toledo andRobert (Brenda Oliver)Sigley, Defiance; two broth-ers, Paul (Jackie) Eiserle,Paulding, and David (Debbie)Eiserle, Fort Wayne; grand-children, Brandi (AaronBerry) Froelich and Bryan(Lisa Ward) Froelich, both of Defiance, Christina Sigley,Charleston, S.C., Matthew(Sara) Sigley of Deshler, Car-oline (Mike) Sigley, Arling-ton, Va., James (Ashley)Sigley of Bryan and NicoleSigley, Defiance; great grand-children, Serenity, Kamdyn,Timothy, Lillian, Sophia,Desmond, Trinity, andJonathon; and mother figureto Barbara (Rick) Watkins-Jones of Liberty Center.She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother,Kenneth Eiserle.A Mass of Christian Burialwill be conducted at 10 a.m.today, Sept. 25 at DivineMercy Catholic Parish. Burialwill follow in Live Oak Ceme-tery, Paulding. Den Herder Fu-neral Home, Paulding, is incharge of arrangements.Donations may be made toAlzheimer’s Foundation or theSusan G. Komen Foundation.Online condolences may besent to www.denherderfh.com.
PAYNE – Marietta RuthRiley, age 74, died Thursday,Sept. 19 at Parkview Re-gional Medical Center, FortWayne.She wasborn Dec.13, 1938 inFortWayne, thedaughter of OrvilleE. and InezE. (Snook) Long. On June 28,1959, she married Carl L.Riley Jr. She was a registerednurse; owner/operator of PNFPet Products, Paulding; ZIVIBear Samoyed; and BuckeyeSamoyed Rescue. She was amember of United MethodistChurch, United MethodistWomen, Church Food Bank,Northeast Indiana KennelClub of Indiana and SamoyedClub of America.She is survived by her hus-band, Carl Riley, Payne; threebrothers, Donald E. (MarthaJ.) Long, Livingston, Texas,Ralph E. Long, Antwerp, andTimothy Long, Fort Wayne;and many nieces andnephews.She was preceded in deathby her parents; a sister,
ANTWERP – LeilaniLloyd, 76, of Antwerp,passed away Monday, Sept.23 athome.Leilaniwas bornAug. 20,1937 inFortWayne, adaughter of the lateAlice (Harshbarger) andFrank Schibley. On Feb. 14,1953, she married WilliamLloyd. She worked at Taylor Made Glass, Payne and was a
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