SHREVE -- Mabel Marie Myers, age 85, of Shreve, passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday morning, June 25, 2017 at LifeCare Hospice, Wooster, following a brief illness.
Memorial gathering of family and friends will take place from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Wooster American Legion, 1901 Sylvan Road, Wooster. A private graveside service will take place at a later date. Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so by visiting www.alexanderfhinc.com.
Family suggests that memorial contributions be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691.
Mabel was born April 28, 1932 in Berlin Township and was the daughter of Stephen and Anna (Sands) Bender. On May 11, 1951 she married Donald E. Myers Sr. and he preceded her in death on Feb. 3, 2001.
Over the years, Mabel worked for several local nursing homes. She also worked for Flxible Company, Address-o-graph Multigraph, and was a homemaker. Mabel was a member of New Pittsburg United Methodist Church. She enjoyed crocheting and feeding wildlife.
She is survived by nine children, Toni Schrock of Wooster, Shirley (Doug) Young of Wooster, Barbara Yutzy of Fredericksburg, Donald Myers Jr. of Shreve, Beverly Myers of Wooster, Peggy Myers of Apple Creek, Jeanne (Wayne) Hostetler of Dalton, Johnny Myers of Wooster and David (Kathy) Myers of Holmesville; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald Myers Sr.; siblings, Harold Bender, Lawrence Bender, Sam Bender, Wilson Bender, Clarence Bender, Margaret Adams and Bernice Lozier; a son-in-law, Max Schrock; a grandson, Chene Bertsch; and step-son, Robert "Bullet" Myers.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to West View Healthy Living and to LifeCare Hospice.