Florence Henderson

Florence Henderson, 88, of Bloomville, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Ruffing Family Care Center, Bloomville.

She was born Sept. 26, 1925, in Lykins, to Adam and Bessie (Shock) Minzer. She married John LeRoy Henderson July 10, 1954, in Bloomville, and he preceded her in death in 1999.

She is survived by two sisters, Faye (Curt) Walters of Castalia and Dorothy Lucius of Tiffin; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Claire Minzer of Tiffin; and several nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by four brothers, Cletus, Ray, Henry and Arthur Minzer.

Florence was the manager of Roy’s Marathon for many years and then later worked at Seneca Tile Yard for 10 years. She enjoyed gardening and canning and she loved her animals.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville, with Pastor Matthew Garrabrant officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery, Bloomville.

Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ruffing Family Care Center Activity Fund.

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