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Shirley J. (Musick) Fankhauser

September 22, 1945 ~ July 1, 2019 (age 73)

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Obituary

 

Shirley J. Fankhauser, 73, of New Lexington, died peacefully at her home Monday, July 1, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born September 22, 1945, in Lancaster, the daughter of William Musick and Edith (Middaugh) Musick. She married Richard K. “Dick” Fankhauser on January 9, 1964 and was a member of First United Methodist Church in New Lexington.

Shirley was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother who adored the time she spent with her family. She cherished following her grandchildren in all their activities and events. Shirley loved computer games, sewing, reading and most of all shopping. She had a great sense of humor and loved to travel and sitting in her yard visiting with her neighbors.

In addition to her husband of over 55 years: Dick Fankhauser, Shirley is survived by three daughters: Denise (Larry) Lake of East Fultonham, Tisha (Todd) Brown and Nicole (Scott) Foraker both of New Lexington; six grandchildren: Sydney (Kyle) Bates, Ian (Miriam Logan) Lake, Taylor (Makayla McGee) Brown, Tatum (Seth Brown) Brown, Kolten Foraker and Kaden Foraker; three great grandchildren: Dallas, Jaxson and Dawson Bates; one brother: Mike Musick; several brothers & sisters-n-law, nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by one sister: Ellen Jacobson.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 5, 2019, from 2:00 PM till 8:00 PM, at the Roberts Winegardner Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, and one hour prior to services from 10:00 AM till 11: 00 AM at the church on Saturday. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 AM, Saturday, at the First United Methodist Church, 126 South High Street, New Lexington with Rev. Greg Inboden officiating. 

Burial will follow in New Lexington Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Perry County Cancer Alliance, P O Box 724, New Lexington, Ohio 43764-0724 in Shirley’s memory.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 5, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home
304 Mill Street
New Lexington, OH 43764

Visitation
Saturday
July 6, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
126 South High Street
New Lexington, OH 43764

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 6, 2019

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
126 South High Street
New Lexington, OH 43764

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
July 6, 2019

New Lexington Cemetery
440 Swigart Street
New Lexington, OH 43764

Donations

Perry County Cancer Alliance
P.O. Box 724, New Lexington OH 43764

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