Mariam I. Neeper age 81, of Lima passed away 7:24 p.m. Saturday, October 16, 2021. She was born September 4, 1940 to the late Richard Howard and Olive Mae Keller Mann. She married Harold E. ‘Butch’ Neeper who survives in Lima.
Mariam retired from Chief’s Grocery where she had been a manager. She was a life member of the Delphos Eagles Auxiliary 306. She was an avid bowler for 50 years and had been a member of the 600 and 700 clubs, All-stars from Westgate, 20th Century Lanes and Northland Bowling Alley. She also enjoyed golfing.
Additional survivors include daughters: Denise Hoverman of Lafayette, GA and Renee Neeper of Lima and a granddaughter Nicole Garcia of Lafayette, GA,
She was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law Richard (Sondra) Mann, Jr.
The family will receive friends 3:00 p.m. Friday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. with Steve Harvey officiating. Burial of cremated remains will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be given to Putnam County Hospice.