Yolanda S. ‘Lonnie’ West age 74, of Lima passed away 9:02 p.m., Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at The Meadows of Kalida. She was born July 10, 1947 in Lima to the late Joseph and Ada (Numbers) Taviano. She married Gary R. West April 11, 1986 and he preceded her in death May 5, 2021.
Lonnie had worked at St. Rita’s in patient accounting. She enjoyed gardening, camping, spending time with family and had joy in the Lord.
Survivors include daughters: Melissa (Andrew) Blubaugh of Wadsworth, Melinda Spoerke of Wadsworth and Melanie (David) Ritchey of Navarre, FL; grandchildren: Ben, Nathan, Emma, Evelyn, Jonah, Jack and Gabe; siblings: Rock (Janelle) Taviano, Steve (Becky) Taviano, Jeff (Diane) Taviano, Amelita Taviano Cox, Theresa (Harold) Cox, Kathy (Glenn) Moore and Becky (Bill) Reed and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by a daughter Andrea Miller and brothers Joey, Tim and John Taviano.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, Dec. 14 from 11 to 2 p.m. at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will follow at 2 with her nephew Tug Taviano officiating. Burial will be Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
Memorial contributions may be given to West Ohio Food Bank or Putnam County Hospice.