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Lula (Draudt) Willard



Lula (Draudt) Willard, 86 of Baltimore, passed away January 19, 2018, at the Arbors at Carroll. Lula was born on June 30, 1931, in Columbus to the late Otto and Ruth Draudt.

Lula is survived by her husband of 66 years, Richard Willard; sons, Rodney (Pam) Willard of Heath and Scott (Tami) Willard of Lewis Center; daughter, Susan (Mark) Leppert of Worthington; grandchildren, Danielle Willard, Carrie Willard, Stephanie Leppert, Madeline (Phil) Wessinger, Christian Leppert, Elijah Willard and McKenzie Turner; sister, Mary Ann Sharp of Alabama; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her siblings, Ruth Douglas, Jean Rose and Otto (Sonny) Draudt; step-brother, John Steward; and daughter-in-law, Connie Willard.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore, with Pastor Bill Beard officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Lancaster.



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