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.
Donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.