Michele L. Ooten

November 25, 1948 - September 11, 2019
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Michele L. Ooten age 70, of Wapakoneta passed away Wed. Sept. 11, 2019 at Lima Memorial. She was born Nov. 25, 1948 in Hibbing, Minnesota to the late Harold and Sally Brooks Parise. She married James Ooten and he survives in Wapak.
Michele was a member of Wapak Community Worship Center and had retired from the Lima Civic Center where she had been the office manager. She was a talented seamstress and loved to sew for her grandchildren. She was full of life and enjoyed dancing, pickleball, playing cards and many other activities.
Additional survivors include: Children: Derek Morehouse, Tara (Odes Conley) Morehouse, Chris (Kristin) Morehouse, Rick (JoEllen) Ooten and Kathy (Bill) Saxton, grandchildren: Chelsea Morehouse, Keaton Morehouse, Trey Crouch, Andrew Crouch, Paige Morehouse, Janelle Ooten, Ashley Phillips and David (Cassie) Johnson great grandchildren: Laya, Adalyn, Brynleigh, Carmyn and Dominic and a brother Tom (Judy) Parise.
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Born: November 25, 1948
Died: September 11, 2019

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Pam Zinsmeister posted on 9/13/19

To her beloved family. Met Michele our senior year when she moved to Ohio to live with her dad. When had many great times and a lot of sleepovers at my house on Thursday night. So enjoyed reuniting with her at our reunion and we had planned to get together when she came back to Florida. Sending hugs and prayers to you all.


Sherry Herrick posted on 9/13/19

Craig and I are very saddened by this loss of our dancing partner. Michele will be missed here in Sebring. Our dances will not be the same without her. May your memories comfort you. Sherry and Craig


Opie posted on 9/13/19

Love you... Thoughts and Prayers


Alicia Fulford posted on 9/13/19

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Rhiannon Phillips posted on 9/13/19

I never met you but I was told you were a wonderful woman with an incredibly kind heart, you will be missed so much by everyone who had the honor of meeting you.


Kathy Saxton posted on 9/12/19

Dad, Derek, Tara & Odes, Chris & Kristen (& all the grandkids and great grandkids) , your Mom... my Michele ( I called her my Michele like you called her my Mom ) was a beautiful lady! Lived life to the fullest! And made an enormous difference in our lives and many others. I wonder how many back packs she made for underprivileged kids? I’m sure we all have something special that she made for us. I’m thankful I do!! We love you all and are so deeply sorry for your (our)loss!! Bill & Kathy


Sis Sams posted on 9/12/19

Chris Kristen Chel & Keaton....Our Thoughts & Prayers have been with All of You.🙏🏼..May God Guide You Through This Difficult Time...We Love You All❤️ Love Sis & Eric✨


Debra Schwartz posted on 9/12/19

So sorry for your loss