Phyllis Weiker

November 23, 2021

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Phyllis A. Weiker, 85, of Republic, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the Elmwood Assisted Living at the Shawhan in Tiffin.

Phyllis was born April 29, 1936 in Fremont, to the late John G. and Mildred (Barrick) Pontius. She married Carleton Weiker on November 27, 1955 in Tiffin, and he preceded her in death on January 19, 2019.

Survivors include a daughter, Peg (Phillip) Benner of Tiffin, two sons, Steven (Viola) Weiker of Colfax, Wisconsin, and Jay (Mary) Weiker of Middleton, Wisconsin, nine grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren, a sister, Dorothy Thompson of Bradenton, Florida. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Phyllis had worked for 25 years as a school bus driver for the Seneca East Public Schools, and also worked on the Weiker family farm. She was a 1954 graduate of Scipio-Republic High School, a member of the Republic United Church of Christ, a member and past Worthy Matron of Cornelia Chapter #93 OES in Republic. She was a member of the Seneca County Farm Bureau and the Grange, a former 4-H advisor for the Scipio Squaws, and she also gave accordion lessons, and worked with ceramics.

Services will be held Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., at the Republic United Church of Christ 312 S. Madison Street in Republic, with Rev. Darla Metz officiating. Burial will follow at St. Jacob’s Cemetery Republic.

Visitation for family and friends will be Friday,  November 26, 2021, from 4-7:00 p.m. at the Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR. 19 Bloomville. Cornelia Chapter #93 OES will conduct Eastern Stars Service Friday at 6:45 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church or to the Shriners Children Hospitals.

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November 26, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home
3085 South State Route 19
Bloomville, OH 44818

Funeral Service
November 27, 2021

10:30 AM
Republic United Church of Christ
312 S. Madison Street
Republic, OH 44867

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