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Colleen (Griffiths) Staver

January 14, 1928 - December 27, 2018

Burial Date December 31, 2018

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Lima, Ohio
Colleen (Griffiths) Staver, 90, passed away December 27, 2018, at 11:28 am, Lima Memorial Health System, surrounded by her loving family.
Colleen was born January 14, 1928 in Allen County, OH to Elmer and Hazel (Edwards) Griffiths who both preceded her in death.
On October 18, 1946 she married Donald “Don” Staver, high school sweethearts, they were married for 72 years. She attended Lafayette – Jackson High School, class of 1945 and was Valedictorian of her graduation class. She joined First Evangelical and Reformed Church in 1945 where she taught Sunday School and helped on the Wedding Reception Committee. She also lead Junior Youth Fellowship for six years.
She was employed by Metropolitan Bank, Mack Camera Store, The National Bank and Elder-Berman. She was a bookkeeper for her husbands business from 1949-2009.
Colleen is survived by her husband, Donald “Don” H. Staver of Lima, OH, children, Anita M. Cunningham of Melrose, OH, Sherry A. Best of Lima, OH, Tracy (Anne) A. Staver of Middletown, OH, Michele E. Miller of Lima, OH, grandchildren, Charles (Renee) G. Cunningham of Lima, OH, Angela S. Cunningham of Lima, OH, Phillip “Warren” (Stacey) Baker of Tucson, AZ, Blaine (Jill) M. Miller of Batavia, IL, Justin (Deanna) L. Best of Liberty Township, OH, Ethan M. Smith of Harrod, OH, Kristine (Thomas) N. Locher of Troy, Kelsey M. Miller of Lima, OH, Jordyn A. Main of Griswold, IA, Madison E. Main of Griswold, IA, great-grandchildren, Steven (Madeline) M Benefiel of IN, Brittany M. Cunningham of Lima, OH, Nicolas C. Cunningham of Lima, OH, Zoey E. Wurgess of Columbus, OH, Mylo E. Stoddard of Lima, OH, Triniti E. Smith of Lima, OH, Griffin L. Best of Liberty Township, OH, Lincoln Miller of Batavia, IL, Benjamin “Ben” Miller of Batavia, IL, great-great-grandchildren, Lance A. Benefiel, and Luna M. Benefiel of IN
She is preceded in death by her siblings, Elmer “Butch” (Cheryl) J. Griffiths, Jr. and Owen Griffiths
Services will be held on December 31, 2018 at 1:00PM at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL HOMES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Pastor Dave Stanford to officiate the service. Burial will be in Shawnee Cemetery following the service.
Visitation will be held immediately preceding the service from 11:00AM to 1:00PM at the SHAWNEE CHAPEL.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Evangelical and Reformed Church, 320 W. Wayne Street, Lima, Ohio 45801
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.


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