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June 12, 2014

Veronica E. Martinez

Ahloso — Services for Veronica E. Martinez, 92, of Ahloso are at 10 a.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Earl Hood will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ms. Martinez died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at an Allen nursing home.

She was born Sept. 15, 1921, in Lancaster, Ohio, to Edward and Martha J. Myers Konkler. She moved to this area about 1948 from Ohio.

Ms. Martinez was a cook for many years for Callaway’s Café, J.D.’s, Hamburger King, Lefty’s Truck Stop and later the Raintree Inn. She also raised several breeds of dogs.

Survivors include her children, Betty J. Ogg of Ada, Joanne Roby of Allen, Rose McKinzie and husband, Bruce, of Lancaster, Ohio, James Richard Griffin and wife, Cathy, of Lancaster, Ohio, Harold Price of Tiffin, Ohio, and Kenneth Hill of Scott, Ohio; 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jerry Konkler and Ed Konkler; and two sisters, Jewell Konkler and Geneivie Konkler, all of Lancaster, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents and several brothers.

 

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