Ellen O. Mire

April 17, 1918 ‒ August 27, 2006

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Ellen O. Mire, age 88, of Mount Vernon died Sunday August 27, 2006 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Ellen was born April 17, 1918 in Darke County, Ohio to Roland and Lilly (Lochner) Altic and had spent most of her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. She retired in 1974 from the Mount Vernon Developmental Center where she had been employed 32 years as an administrative assistant.

Ellen was a member of the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon, the VFW Auxiliary, Moose Lodge, AMVETS, 1918 Club, and the Eagles Lodge all in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are her daughter Caryl Mire of Mount Vernon; her son Leland Mire of Chillicothe; her grandson Jarrod Felder; a brother Donald Altic of West Milton and a sister Margaret Brandon of Bellbrook. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Lauren L. Mire, six brothers Robert Altic, Ralph Altic, Everett Altic, Dennis Altic, Leonard Altic and Ned Altic, and four sisters Rose Schnopd, Gladys Martin, Gertrude Hill and Violet Fine.

Friends may call Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 PM with Rev. Rodney Buchanan officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 205 North Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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