Mrs. Lillian M. Kailus, age 82 of Versailles, Ohio passed away on Saturday March 20, 2010 at 6:15 PM at Wayne Hospital, Greenville, Ohio. She was born October 3, 1927 in Darke County, Ohio the daughter of the late Lawrence E. & Bertha E. (Bang) Masner. She worked as a secretary for the Veterans Administration, Shelby Manufacturing, she assisted her sister at the Fashion Shop for 17 years and she also worked at NAPA and volunteered with Mr. Minnich at the school library.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Versailles where she served as secretary for the Women of the E.L.C.A.; she was the chairperson for funeral meals and served on several other committees for the church. She was Salutatorian of her graduating class at Versailles High School class of 1945. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren in their various activities. She was devoted to her God, Family, Church & Community.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Husband: Clarence M. Kailus on August 16, 2004 whom she married August 30, 1952; Granddaughter: Christina Marie Kailus; Sister: Leona Weaver.
She is survived by her Daughter & son in law: Susan & David Smith of Fairfield, Ohio; Son & daughter in law: Michael James & Jennifer Kailus of Belton, Missouri; Grandchildren & spouse: Sarah Elizabeth (Smith) & Dan Dinsmore, Jason Michael Smith, Megan Marie Smith, Michael Joshua Kailus, Jonathan David Kailus, Angelika Joy Kailus.
Services will be on Saturday March 27, 2010 at 10:30 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio with Pastor Keith Falk officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Versailles, Ohio. Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday March 26, 2010 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church.