Lois J. Pitsenbarger
PIQUA — Lois J. Pitsenbarger, 96, of Piqua, more recently of Hartselle, Alabama, died Oct. 11, 2016, at her residence. She was born July 10, 1920, in Miami County to the late Ora Lee and Clara Helen (Munger) Minton. She married Charles L. Pitsenbarger on Jan. 19, 1943, in Piqua and they enjoyed 55 years together. He preceded her in death March 6, 1998. Survivors include three daughters, Charlyne (Homer) Ganger, of New Knoxville, Sue (Dick Heron) Pitsenbarger, of Danville, California, and Vicki (Brady) Rodgers of Hartselle, Alabama; a sister, Leora Long, of Greenville; two grandsons, Bryce (Heather) Rodgers and Brent Rodgers; and two great-grandchildren, Cassandra Rodgers and William Rodgers. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Willard Minton Mrs. Pitsenbarger was a 1938 graduate of Piqua Central High School. She went on to work for Piqua National Bank as a banking clerk. Before moving to Alabama in 2008 she was an active member of Houston Congregational Christian Church where she was involved in the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed card clubs, community dances, camping traveling and bowling well into her 80s. She also enjoyed Volksmarches with her family as well as playing putter golf. Lois loved living in Alabama with Vicki and Brady, where she was able to spend precious time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed the loving attention of her caregiver for over eight years, Bonnie Winkle. A service to honor her life will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua. Burial will follow at Houston Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Houston Rescue Squad, 5125 Russia Houston Road, Houston, OH 45333 or one's favorite charity. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com .
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