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Theda Marie (Fetters) Turner

Theda Marie (Fetters) Turner, 88, of Tiffin, died at 8:32 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

She was born Aug. 13, 1930, in Findlay, to Theodore and Myrtle (Ballmer) Fetters, Sr. She married Norman Twining May 27, 1951, and they later divorced. She then married Ralph C. Turner Aug. 29, 1980, in Newport, Rhode Island. They both preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Denise M. Twining of Jamestown, Rhode Island and Cheryl L. (Rick) Cramer of Tiffin; a grandson, Austin K. Cramer of Tiffin; three sisters, Margaret Peneton of Surprise, Arizona, Evalyn Garman of Findlay and Dorthy Flick of Glendale, Arizona; three stepdaughters, Mary Jane (Roscoe) Dawkins of Columbus, Carol (Tom) McGannon of West Virginia and Denise Turner of Minnesota; three stepsons, William (Rosemary) Jancin of Michigan, Ralph J. Turner of Tiffin and Steven (Teale) Turner of Toledo; four nieces and four nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; a brother, Theodore Fetters, Jr.; two half-sisters; and a nephew.

Theda was a 1948 Findlay High School graduate and moved to Tiffin in 1953. She was employed by Petries in Findlay, and Sears and LaSalle’s both in Tiffin. She also did bookkeeping for Turner Pest Control in Tiffin.

She maintained friendships with Sears co-workers, who still meet for lunch every third Thursday of the month. She was proud of her active membership at Bodyworks for over 30 years, where she exercised with friends and enjoyed talking with them after their workouts. She also enjoyed talking with her sisters, doing crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles and reading romance novels, particularly ones with historical settings. She loved to cook and bake for her family and friends. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandson. She never met anyone with whom she could not have a conversation. She will be deeply missed.

There will be a graveside service at noon Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Fairmont Cemetery, for anyone wishing to attend. The Rev. Eric Rummel will officiate.

Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883 (419)-447-3113, is assisting with the arrangements.

Memorial condolences may be made to American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society.

For out-of-town flower orders, or to offer condolences to the family, go to www.traunerofuneralhome.com.