Friday, June 4, 2021

Mary Ellen Monnin (May 28th, 2021)

Mary Ellen Monnin

Age 80, of Russia, passed away Friday, May 28th at her home. She was born on March 21, 1941, in Springfield, Ohio to her parents Francis Marion & Myrtle Louise (Harrison) Ford. Mary graduated from Bradford High School class of 1959. She married Donald L Monnin on July 16, 1960, in Russia. She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings Frances Marian Zacharias, Patricia Puterbaugh, Jack Ford, Barbara Kendall, brothers-in-law Leslie Monnin, Dale Monnin, Anthony Monnin, sister-in-law Marlene Drees and her in-laws Leroy and Bernice (Peltier) Monnin. 

Mary will be missed and remembered by her husband Donald L Monnin, daughter and son-in-law Lisa & Donley Myers, their daughter Madelyne & Aaron Mullins along with their children Wyatt, Wriley and Wesley, and their son Nicholas Myers. 

Son and daughter-in-law Keith & Rita Monnin along with their children Matthew, his daughter Ava, and their daughter Megan & her fiancĂ© Parker Housman and their expectant baby in June. 

Son Steven Monnin along with his children Christina and Austin. 

Sister-in-law June & Dave Walter, Brother-in-law Wayne & Dana Monnin. 

Mary was a home maker for years. She later worked at Elder Beerman in Piqua in the shoe department and then enjoyed working at Owl Drugs for many years with Merlin Collins and managed Don’s office at A-1 Auto Restoration. She enjoyed gardening, hiking the Miami County Parks with her daughter, grandchildren and great grandchildren and many weekends camping and boating with the family at the lake. Mary enjoyed her weekly visit with Lisa for lunch, shopping and coffee along with enjoying car shows at Poultry Days with Keith, Steven and their families. She treasured her grandchildren and great grandchildren and visited them frequently.  

Many thanks to Hospice of Miami County, her nurse’s and the several aids that helped Mary through Alzheimer’s. The family is very grateful for Hospice and her granddaughter Madelyne for her special care. 

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Martin Fox officiating. Burial will follow in St. Remy Cemetery in Russia. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the funeral home. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County. 

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