Lulu Fern Lane-Storms, age 92

first_imgLulu Fern Lane-Storms died peacefully, surrounded by her family at Dearborn County Hospital on August 5, 2016.     Born on June 12, 1924 in Hamilton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Meade and Anna (nee: Lacy) Knose.  The 92 year old West Harrison resident was fondly known to her family and friends as, Fern.  Fern married Nolan Lane and they were blessed with three children.  He passed away in 1975 and she was later remarried to Marshall Storms until his passing.Fern loved to eat, cook and shop but especially loved her church, where she was a member of Life Springs Church in Harrison.  The flower lover always had a pretty flower garden she would tend to.    Fern worked at US Shoe as a Final Inspector for 30 years and truly enjoyed her job.   She was known for bringing coffee and donuts into work to sell them and use the funds to have parties for all the employees there or to help those having a rough time.  Many knew her as a comical lady with a great sense of humor.  Fern really enjoyed traveling too and had visited almost all 50 states except Alaska. Her kids happily recall her driving her Buick Regal around with a heavy lead foot.    Most of all Fern, was a very loving wife, mom, grandmother and great grandmother that will be truly missed.She is survived by her children, Linda (Don) Turner of Okeana, OH, Nola (Greg) Roberts of Harrison, OH, and Pam (Chuck) Woods of West Harrison, IN; plus 6 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by her brothers Alan, Lloyd, Meade Jr. and William “Bill” Knose along with her grandson Steven Roberts.  Visitation will be Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 10am to12pm followed by Funeral Services at 12noon, all at Jackman Kercheval Meyers Funeral Home in Harrison, OH.  Minister Tim Russell officiating.   Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery, New Haven, OH.   Family requests memorials may be given to Life Springs Church.  Online condolences at www.jkmfuneralhome.comlast_img read more

Karen Ann (Bowen) Weimer, 79

first_imgKaren Ann Bowen Weimer, 79, of Greensburg passed away on May 17, 2020 at Aspen Place. She was born on May 25, 1940 in Clinton County, Indiana, the daughter of James and Joan (Goldsberry) Bowen. Karen was a 1958 graduate of Frankfort High School and a 1962 graduate of IU School of Nursing.   On August 26, 1962 she married Dr. Larry Weimer and together they had three children: Jennifer, Suzanne, and Matt. Karen was an active member of the community. She loved to sing in the Choir and Praise Team at the United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Tree County Players and Tree City Singers. She loved doing philanthropy work with Psi Iota Xi. She loved animals.Karen was a wonderful mother, wife and friend; the poem Afterglow is how she would want us to celebrate her memory. Afterglow, I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one. I’d like to leave an afterglow of smiles. When life is done I’d like to leave an echo whispering. Softly down the ways, of happy times and laughing times and bright sunny days. I’d like the tears of those who grieve, to dry before the sun of happy memories that I leave when life is done.Survivors include: Husband, Dr. Larry Weimer; Daughters, Jennifer (Don) Blankman and Suzanne Weimer; Son, Matt Weimer; and Grandsons, Michael and David Blankman.Family and Friends are welcome to attend the Virtual Funeral on Facebook Live, Thursday May 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm. Rev. Jon Porter will be officiating. Immediately following the funeral, the family will welcome friends in a drive thru style visitation from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm. Memorial contributions can be made to the Our Hospice of Decatur County or to the Decatur County Animal Shelter. Online condolences can be made to the family at ww.gilliland-howe.comlast_img read more