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Willa Dee Glaskin

Willa Dee Glaskin, age 84, and longtime resident of Buckeye Lake, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018. Willa grew up in West Union, Ohio, raised by the late Glenn and Wilma Messer. Also preceded in death by siblings, Don Pyle, Zola Roush, Johnny Pyle, Elizabeth Moore, and Kathryn Kinner. Willa retired from the Federal Reserve Bank in the ’80’s. Willa loved sailing and enjoyed time spent boating on both Lake Erie and Buckeye Lake. It was that love that led her to settle at Buckeye Lake during her retirement. She enjoyed entertaining family and friends on her pontoon boat and was a member of various Buckeye Lake civic associations. She also enjoyed reading, playing cards and was an OSU Buckeye fan.

She will be greatly missed by her loving children, Dawn Glaskin, Juli (Barry Cooperider) Glaskin, and Robyn (Charlie) Wilkinson; granddaughter, Rachel Wilkinson; and other extended family members and dear friends.

A memorial service celebrating Willa’s life was held October 25, 2018, at Schoedinger Northwest Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Capital City Hospice, 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr., Suite 170, Columbus, Ohio 43231. To share memories or condolences, please visit

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