Barbara Louise Cramer

November 10, 1933 - February 6, 2021
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Barbara Louise Cramer age 87, of Harrod died 12:15 p.m., Saturday, February 06, 2021 at The Springs of Lima. She was born November 10, 1933 in Harrod, Ohio to Charles Gilmer ‘Jim’ and Mary Alice (Henders) Smith. On April 28, 1951 she married Norman Dale Cramer who survives in Harrod. They shared their love for each other for more than 70 years.
She attended and graduated from Auglaize Local School. She enjoyed flower and herb gardening, cooking and was an avid antique collector. She and her husband did many antique shows and flea markets for many years. She had previously worked with the Girl Scouts, had a Real Estate License and loved entertaining family and friends.
Barbara was mother to four children: Wanda (Mike) Criblez of Bluffton, James (Sheila) Cramer of Lima, Penni (Walter) Nixon of Ross, Ohio and Ronald (Rachel) Cramer of Rushsylvania, Ohio; grandchildren include: Lance (Diana) Criblez of Harrod, Stacy (Tommy) Alger of Lima, Jessica (Jason) Meyers of Ross, Terri (Doug) Brown of Indianapolis, Brittany (Steve) Grothouse of Ft. Jennings, Kelli (Matt) Smith of Ross, Alex Cramer of Rushylvania and Brant Engle of Lima, 15 great grandchildren: Lauren, Gabe, & Eli Criblez, Brice and Blain Belcher, Chloe Agler, Spencer and Eden Brown, Addy, Hudson and Paige Grothouse, Eliza and Kenzie Smith and Ella & Dylan Meyers. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter Megan Criblez-Crowe.
A celebration of life will be at a later date and memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Born: November 10, 1933
Died: February 6, 2021

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Putnam County Hospice posted on 2/17/21

The staff of Putnam County Hospice sends our deepest sympathy for your loss. We will keep Barbara and all of her family and friends in our thoughts and prayers.


Jeff and Adele, Mike's cousins posted on 2/12/21

Wanda, There is no easy time to lose one's parents, so we hope you have an abundance of good memories of your mother to bring you smiles as you reminisce.


Summer Smith posted on 2/12/21

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Summer Smith posted on 2/12/21

She was my Aunt...my fathers sister amd was there when my father passed. ALWAYS positive and quick to reassure. Her HUGE heart and exttemr patienve will be remembered. I love and miss you Aunt Barb!💓


Ann Bonito posted on 2/11/21

I didn't know your mother, Wanda, but I heard how welcoming and helpful she and your father were to so many. Good people!


Mary Kay Smith posted on 2/10/21

Barbara had the best laugh and a ready smile. She was a caring friend and loving spouse and mother. Her home was always a welcoming place to be.


Scott Dell posted on 2/10/21

Uncle Norman, Wanda, Jim, Penni, Ron...Denise and I offer our sadness, thoughts, prayers and love to all of you upon the passing of my always beloved Aunt Barbara. Blessings to you all! - Scott and Denise Dell