Elnora J. Semer, age 87 of Lima, died at 7:50 a.m., Friday, October 15, 2010 in Lost Creek Care Center, Lima. She was born June 12, 1923 in Lima, Ohio. She is the daughter of Frank D. and Cleo L. Williams Nungester. Both parents are deceased. On October 28, 1945 she married Kenneth J. Semer, who died August 28, 2000.
Mrs. Semer was a homemaker, a cake baker and decorator. She was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by 1 son – David L. (Cathy) Semer of Lima; 1 daughter – Della (Ron) McCleary of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; 8 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and 1 sister-in-law – Miriam (Roy) Rardin of Lima.
She was preceded in death by 1 son – Daniel A. Semer; 3 brothers – Gilbert L. Nungester, Paul E. Nungester; Lester V. Nungester; and 1 sister – Mary Jarman; and a step father-in-law – William L. Nungester.
Funeral services will begin 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 19, 2010 in Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Rev. Terry Brock will officiate. Burial will follow in Osborn Cemetery in Monroe Township.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be given to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Date: Monday, October 18, 2010
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm