Verla Ann (Feicht) Wilms

LEETONIA – Verla Ann (Feicht) Wilms, 73, of Salem Township, Leetonia, died at 10:05 p.m. Monday in the Emergency Room of Salem Regional Medical Center.

She was born on Oct. 24, 1940 in Greenford, the daughter of Howard L. and Dorothea (Cobourn) Feicht.

She served as a book keeper in the area as well as the office manager of Midway Motors until 1988. She was a member of the Greenford Christian Church and a 1958 graduate of Greenford High School in Greenford, Ohio.

The grandchildren and great grandchildren were the love and joy of her life. She and Gary would plan trips to be able to attend their sporting events.

She is survived by her husband, Gary L. Wilms, whom she married on May 19, 1987; her children, Doralie Kay (David) Lautzenheiser of Salem, Amy Marie Wilms of Redlands, Calif., Douglas (Cindi) Manypenny of Salem, Leanne (Gary) Cygan of Renfew, Pa., and Daniel V. (Brenda) Vargo of Cresson, Pa.: siblings, Phyllis (William) Ferguson of Salem and Bruce (Carolyn) Feicht of Columbiana, and her love and joy in life, nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Vernon Feicht.

A Celebration of Life service will be observed 11 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Greenford Christian Church. The Rev. John Bush will be officiating the services. The burial will follow at Green Township (Christian Church) Cemetery.

A time of visitation will be held on Friday from 5-8 p.m. at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem, and one hour prior to the services on Saturday.

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