Mary G. Ward age 82, of Lima passed away 9:11 a.m., Friday, December 2, 2022 at her home. She was born March 23, 1940 in Lima to the late Kenneth and Wanda (Berryhill) Kinkle. She married Ralph Ward December 12, 2012 and he survives in Lima.
Mary had attended the Gathering Place and had been a cafeteria worker in Lima, Delphos and Waynesfield Schools. Mary was very family oriented and just loved being with family.
Additional survivors include sons: Jim Muter of Lima, Pastor Chuck (June) Muter of Cridersville, daughters: Lori (Greg) Kohler of Cridersville, Lisa (Mark) Maas of Elida and Tammy (Paul) Siefker of Ft. Jennings; 9 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren; brother Kevin Kinkle of Lima; Sister Bev (Tony) Gieger of Lima and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by 2 great grandchildren and siblings: Diane Bolten, Greg Kinkle, Kenneth Kinkle, Jackie Kinkle and Becky Woten.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Monday, December 5th and 10 to noon Tuesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral home, Cridersville.
Funeral service will be noon Tuesday with Pastor Russ Thomas officiating and burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice.