Oleta A. Maple

May 15, 1913 ‒ March 16, 2010

Sulphur Springs, Ohio

Oleta A. Maple, 96, of Galion, died Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2010 at Heartland of Bucyrus.

Born May 15, 1913 in Sulphur Springs, she was the daughter of the late Aaron Daniel Green and Hanna K. Shaffer Green. She was preceded in death on January 20, 1999 by her husband, Roderick W. “Roddy” Maple whom she married on March 15, 1936.

She was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church in Galion and the Mothers’ Study League. She worked at Andrews Dairy for many years and was a homemaker.

She is survived by one granddaughter and spouse, Hallie and Lee Ferris of Marion; one grandson and spouse, James Phillip and Debbie Lazar of Bucyrus; five great-grandchildren, Emma and Alex Ferris and Jerred, Joshua and Lauren Lazar; one sister, Vera McClure of Bucyrus; her special niece, Sarah Jane Elwood Gebhardt of Bucyrus and three nephews, John Cheryl McClure of Columbus, William Dottie Tuttle of Georgia and James Tuttle of Florida.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Ruth Ann Lazar; one sister, Luetta Tuttle and one niece, Barbara Aidt.

Friends may call from 12 to 1 p.m. Friday, Mar. 19, 2010 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Mar. 19, with Pastor Ron Keller officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Peace Lutheran Church, 129 W. Walnut Street, Galion, OH 44833.