Elsie Ellen Garner


Elsie Ellen Garner, 81, of Bloomdale, passed away at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 8, 2014, surrounded
by her loving family.
She was born on October 4, 1933, to the late George Vanderbilt and Ramona May (Swander) Craig in Fremont.
She married Elvon Ray Garner on August 17, 1953 and he preceded her in death in January of 1999.
Elsie is survived by her children: Susan (Jerry) Keaton of Cygnet, Elvon (Julie) Garner Jr. of Fostoria,
Barbara (Richard) Galbraith of Bloomdale, Jim Garner of Bloomdale, Annette (Bobby) Jordan of Bloomdale,
Mike (Susie) Garner of Cygnet, and Diane Markel of North Baltimore; daughter-in-law, Jackie Biller of
North Baltimore; 24 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Clarence Biller; two grandchildren; two brothers, Philip and
Theodore Craig; and two sisters, Edna Fleegle and Ruth Stumbough.
Elsie was a loving and devoted wife who loved her children and grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North
Baltimore, where funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Pastor William McDaniel will officiate and
burial will follow in Quinshan Cemetery near Gibsonburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bridge Hospice of Bowling Green.
Online condolences may be made via www.coldrencrates.com.

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