Florobel Lacher

January 18, 1918 ‒ March 05, 2011

Lewis Center, Ohio

Florobel C. Lacher, a lifetime resident of Delaware County, died at her home on March 5, 2011.

She was born on January 18, 1918 in Kingston Township to the late Wayne and Alice (Carney) Carpenter. The family moved to Delaware six months later. After graduation from Delaware Willis High School Florobel was a secretary for a Columbus law firm before being employed at The Ohio State University in the College of Education as secretary and agriculture as assistant to the dean.

Florobel was an active former member of Liberty Presbyterian Church, she served as financial secretary and deacon. She was Orange Township Zoning Secretary for ten years and for a short period was clerk at the Lewis Center Post Office. In addition she was a bookkeeper for Lacher Electric. Florobel enjoyed editing newsletters for Liberty Church, Orange Friends and Olentangy Area Seniors.

Family was her greatest pride and joy but she also liked reading, cards, travel, and genealogy research. Member of the former Lewis Center Salvation Army Auxiliary, Orange Friends Church, Delaware County Genealogical Society and Delaware County Pioneers.

Survived by son: Robert S. (Marie) Lacher of Galena; daughters: Alice Lee (Robert Meyer) Lacher of Galena, Rosemary Lacher of Lisbon; grandchildren: Ben (Lisa Donnelly) Lybarger, Bethany Lacher (John Daters) Andrew and Stepanie Meyer; step grandchildren: James and Cindy Robertson; great granddaughters: Florabel and Justina Adongo; nieces and nephews.

Preceded by her husband of 60 years: Robert R. Lacher; brother Earl Carpenter; sisters: Mabel Stegner, Doris R. Kester, Helen E. Clark; nephews: Robert D. Stegner, A. Wayne Stegner, Lowell Carpenter Jr., Frederick A. Carpenter; niece: Marjorie J. Clayton.

Memorial services will be held Saturday March 19, 2011 2 p.m. at the Orange Friends Church, 3467 E. Orange Road, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035 with Pastor David Maybry officiating.

Inurnment will be in the Green Mound Cemetery, Kilbourne, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Orange friends Church. 3467 E. Orange Road, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035, Delaware County Genealogical Society, PO Box 1126, Delaware, Ohio 43015 or HomeReach Hospice, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, Ohio 43015.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware is honored to serve the Lacher family and condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com