Dorothy Jane Raesky, age 84 of Lima, passed at 3:26 a.m., Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Otterbein-Cridersville. She was born February 2, 1934 to the late Raleigh and LaVera Wright Parker. On October 4, 1958 she married Anthony T. Raesky who preceded her in death on July 11, 2012.
Mrs. Raesky retired from Wapakoneta School System as a school teacher. She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church, Lima and attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta. She was a member of the ADK, teacher sorority and her biggest joy was her family and spending time with them.
Survivors include 3 daughters – Laura (John) Gabel of Wapakoneta; Anne (Terry) Johnson of Arlington, Texas; Mary (Jim) Pohlabel of Hamilton, OH; 8 grandchildren – Luke Gabel, Grant Gabel, Phillip Gabel, Sarah (Colin) Montgomery, Mary Johnson, Adam Pohlabel, Hannah Pohlabel, Jacob Pohlabel and a great grandson – Gavin Gabel.
She was preceded in death by a brother – William Parker and a sister – Mildred Veit.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., Friday, November 30, 2018 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. A wake service will begin at 8:30 p.m., Friday.
Private family services will be held and burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Wapakoneta. Father Sean Wilson will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Otterbein-Cridersville’s activity fund.
Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm