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Leona B. Runion

August 11, 2013
The Advertiser-Tribune

Leona B. Runion, 85, of Tiffin, died at 8:25 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria.

Leona was born Aug. 17, 1927, in Raven, Va., to Charles Albert and Nancy Ellen (Hess) Hess. She married Philip Runion Sept. 6, 1964, in Tiffin, and he survives in Tiffin.

Leona also is survived by her six children, Joye Green-Romig and Richard Burks, both of Tiffin, Judy Burks-Frazier of Fostoria, Connie Burks-Clark of Upper Sandusky, Karen Burks-Stock of Fostoria and Jeanne Burks of Arkansas; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Mrs. Runion

Leona also was preceded in death by a daughter Elizabeth Burks-Arnold; one brother; four sisters; and two grandchildren, Vicki Gunn and Charles Frazier.

Leona was a homemaker and a member of Little Faith Ministries. She was a very loving and caring mother who enjoyed camping and fishing.

Her funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory, 135 N. Washington St., Tiffin, with Phillip Runion officiating. Burial will follow at Restlawn Cemetery, Perrysburg.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

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