J. Pauline Eikenberry age 92 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 10:08 P.M. on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville. Pauline was born February 27, 1918 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Jesse & Elizabeth (Baughman) Loxley.
Pauline formerly worked as a clerk for the Civil Service Board and claims clerk for Social Security in Dayton. Pauline was a member at Greenville Church of the Brethren; Greenville Grandmothers Club; Business and Professional Women; and Gettysburg Eastern Star. Pauline loved fishing in Canada, attending local auctions and was an avid pet lover of all kinds.
In addition to her parents, Pauline was also preceded in death by her 1st husband, Harold Henderson; 2nd husband, Myron Eikenberry; step son, Nils Eikenberry; brothers, Carl, Galen, Noel and Orville Loxley; and sisters, Agnes Bevington and Thelma Carroll.
Pauline is survived by a son & daughter-in-law, Gary & Barbara Henderson of Greenville; daughter, Ann Bohler of Greenville; step son & step daughter-in-law, Ron & Judy Eikenberry of Greenville; step daughter & step son-in-law, Mona & George Ludwick of Jupiter, Florida; step daughter-in-law, Patti Eikenberry of Greenville; grandchildren, Kim & Scott Rudnick of Greenville, Jeff & Sue Henderson of Dublin, Ohio, Michelle & Frank D’Antuono of Sugarland, Texas, Suzanne Ciotti of Louisville, Kentucky, Stephanie (Ross) & Matt Mastriano of Fresno, California, and Abbie Bohler & Shane Teach of Columbus, Ohio; 12 great grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Kathryn Loxley of Wellston, Ohio, and Virginia Henderson of Greenville.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. at Greenville Church of the Brethren 421 Central Avenue Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Ron Sherck officiating. Burial will follow in Gettysburg Cemetery in Gettysburg. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville and Saturday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.