Louise I. Bleininger, 71, of Dover died Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Born May 29, 1942 in Dover she was a daughter of the late William and Violet Watkins Barker Oler. Louise was also preceded in death by her step father, Earl Oler; brothers, Daniel and Gerald Barker; sister, Marjorie Morris and her two great grandchildren, Francisco Diego Pedro and Dakota Lee Martin-Bleininger.
Louise had been employed at Joel Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg as a Phlebotomist and was also a proud homemaker. She was a member of the Winfield United Methodist Church, Brandywine Grange, Child Conservation League and sang with the Sweet Adelines.
A wonderful and loving wife, mother and grandmother, Louise will be sadly missed by her husband of 53 years, Lloyd Bleininger whom she married on October 11, 1959; children, Jennifer (Robin) Miller of Sugarcreek, Toni (Kevin) Evans of Denmark, Ohio, David Bleininger of Oklahoma and Ron (Melissa) Bleininger of Dover; brother, James (Susan) Barker of Ragersville; seven grandchildren, Jessica Miller, Amanda, Andrew and Aaron Evans, Ryan, Angela and Natasha Bleininger and two great grandchildren, Lucian Miller and Yovani Lopez.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 1 at 1:00 pm in the Winfield United Methodist Church with Rev. LuAnn Youngman officiating. Interment will be in the Ridgecrest Memory Gardens. Friends can call in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover on Sunday from 2-5 pm. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Louise may do so by visiting the online obituaries and flowers link on the funeral homes website.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice at 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.