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Janet L. Eley

July 4, 1934 - December 20, 2017

Burial Date December 22, 2017

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Janet Lou Eley, 83 of Lima, passed away December 20, 2017, at the Lima Convalescent Home.

Janet was born July 4, 1934 in Lima to William and Nellie (Reed) Lubinsky, who preceded her in death. On April 5, 1953 she married Vernon Eugene “Gene” Eley, who preceded her in death.

Janet was a 1952 graduate of Lima South High School. She previously worked for the State of Ohio state-owned liquor stores for 11 years. Janet and Gene lived on their family farm from 1966 until his passing in 2003 ; she continued to live there until her health made it impossible for her to stay. She was a lifelong farm wife and loved being in the country. Janet enjoyed entertaining family and friends and was known for her wonderful cooking; she took great pride in family and friend get-togethers. Janet was a Charter and Life Member of the Kappa Eta Chapter of the Sigma Phi Gamma Sorority and volunteered at the West Ohio Food Bank.

She is survived by her children, Susan (David) Nell, Pamela J. (Randy Bond) Eley, Michael (Kathy) Eley, Ronald K. Eley and Gary (Christina) Eley; 9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, 3 step-grandchildren and her sisters-in-law, Carolyn Lubinsky and Joan (John) Lee.

In addition to her parents and husband, Janet is preceded in death by her son, Marion Eley; brother, Wesley Lubinsky and sister-in-law, Phyllis Turrentine.

Funeral service will be held December 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES – EASTSIDE CHAPEL with Pastor Don Smith to officiate the service. Burial will be private in the Salem Westminster Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday, December 22, 2017, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the West Ohio Food Bank.

Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com


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