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Shirley A. Partington

Shirley A. Partington, 81, of Jackson Center, passed away at 8:35 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Wapak Manor.

She was born in Shelby County, Ohio on September 18, 1936, the daughter of the late Oliver and Iva (Helmlinger) Foote.

On June 23, 1979 she married John Partington and he preceded in death on June 18, 1986.

She is survived by daughters, Kay (Doug) Burch of Jackson Center, Vicki (Rick) Powell of Lakeview, Angie (Walt) Gill of Loveland, and Jodi (Billy) Eagan of Virginia, her grandchildren; Josh (Robin) Burch, Chad (Jill) Burch, Chris (Julie) Powell, Jaime (Bill Nevers) Powell, Connor Gill, Tommy, Timmy, Summer, Autumn, and Nick, 13 great grandchildren, three sisters; Betty Jenkins, Judy (Chet) Sosby, and Cheryl Swaney all of Jackson Center, and a brother, Marvin (Joyce) Foote of Fort Wayne, and many niece, nephews, great nieces and nephews and cousins, all whom she loved.

Shirley was a longtime member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Montra and had worked as a parts manager for Airstream Inc. for 30 years, retiring in 2000. She loved to go out to dinner with her sisters and also enjoyed reading and traveling. She was an avid fan of The Ohio State University football and basketball athletics.

Pastor David Sanders will officiate a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7714 Montra Rd., Jackson Center, OH 45334. Visitation will be Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 214 W. Pike Street, Jackson Center. Burial will be in Cedar Point Cemetery, Pasco.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice or to the Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center and online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.edsfh.com.

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