Obituaries » Athea E. Nees
August 4, 1926 - February 10, 2018
Athea E. Nees, 91, passed away on February 10, 2018, at 10:53AM, at Ohio Living Dorothy Love Retirement Center, surrounded by her family.
Athea was born August 4, 1926 in Carbon Hill, OH, to Walter and Estella (Groce) Carpenter who both preceded her in death. On May 8, 1948 she married Lowell W. Nees who preceded her in death on June 11, 2009.
Athea graduated from Lima South High School in 1944. After high school she worked for Clemens Bakery and Catering for about 20 years. Athea was a member at St. Marks United Methodist Church, she was active in the Woman’s Society. She loved spending time with her husband fishing in Northern Michigan. Athea was very devoted to her husband and family.
Athea is survived by her children, Lowell R. (Jan) Nees of Piqua, OH, David L (Tammy) Nees of Fort Wayne, IN, grandchildren, Heidi (Mike) Nees-Carver of Bowling Green, OH, Heather (Nalin) Prabhu of Columbus, OH, Jason (Stephanie) Nees of Fort Wayne, IN, Tyler (Emilee) Nees of Fort Wayne, Brandee Nees of Mesa, AZ, great grandchildren, McKenzie Nees, Scarlett Nees, Charlie Nees, Cooper Nees, Wakely Carver.
She is preceded in death by her siblings, Victor Carpenter, Dan Carpenter, Patricia Bruening, and two infant brothers.
Services will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 10:00AM at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL HOME, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Pastor Barbara Dafler to officiate the service. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery following the service.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL HOME, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 1110 North Metcalf St, Lima, Ohio 45801
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.