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Ida Mae (Baker) Grover

A funeral service for Ida Mae (Baker) Grover, age 86, of Thornville, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Peggy Watts officiating. Burial will take place in Smith Chapel Cemetery.

Ida Mae passed away January 6, 2013 at Autumn at the Lake in Thornville. She was born January 11, 1926, in Newark, to the late George W. and Nellie (Grayhare) Baker.

Ida Mae was a homemaker and worked for Ohio Natural Casing for many years. She enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and most of all her grandsons and greatgrandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Walter E. (Donna) Loughman of Heath; two grandsons, Don (Tami) Loughman of Heath and John (Christine) Loughman of Thornville; four great-grandchildren, Ashley, Gunner, Evan and Owen; a sister, Pauline Powers; a brother, Henry Baker; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lester R. Grover; four sisters, Ruth, Frances, Lucille and Coralee; and three brothers, Richard, Charles and John.

Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home, 1249 Hebron Road, Heath.

Please visit to view a memorial and to leave a message of condolence for the Grover family.

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