Ardella M. Posey (nee Auxter), 96, died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.
She was born Feb. 24, 1917, to Perry David and May Clara (nee Decker) Auxter.
She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca A. (Del) Gladrow of Mentor; son, Bruce Chares (Annegreth Nill) Posey of Columbus; a granddaughter; a grandson; a brother, Walter (Melverna) Auxter of Clyde; Marilyn Schwarzkopf of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis; her parents; and two sisters, Alice Heflinger and Viola Sprunk.
Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde, and from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Grace Lutheran Church, Fremont.
Her funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Jodi Rice and the Rev. Barbara Holzheimer officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be given to Hospice of Western Reserve or Grace Lutheran Church, Fremont.