Valerie Gale Spire

Valerie Gale Spire, 59, of Gibsonburg, died unexpectedly Saturday, June 1, 2013, at her home.

She was born Nov. 5, 1953, in Bryan, to Earl and Letha (Champion) Beindorf. Valerie loved to play bingo and work puzzles. She was a very giving person who always had a smile on her face. Valerie loved life, animals and living with her mother.

Surviving are her three children, Christopher Glenn (Ann) Spire of Riverview, Fla., and Toby Allen (Lucille) Spire and Cheri Suzette Spire, both of St. Petersburg, Fla.; her mother, Letha Keller of Gibsonburg; five siblings, Timothy (Mary) Beindorf of Republic, Rita Okonski of Tiffin, Lane Beindorf of Locust Grove, Va., Douglas Beindorf of Gibsonburg and Jonnell (Chris) Harrison of Bettsville; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her companion of 16 years, Timothy Longanbach of Tiffin.

She is preceded in death by her father and two sisters, Earlene Sanders and Rhonda Beindorf.

Her memorial service will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Faith United Methodist Church, 795 W. Madison St., Gibsonburg.

Arrangements were entrusted to Herman-Kinn-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 900 North St., Fremont, OH 43420, (419) 332-7391.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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