Aug. 1, 1918 – Dec. 27, 2017

ROCKFORD, Ohio – Lois Rager, 99, of Rockford, Ohio, passed away suddenly, early Wednesday morning, Dec. 27, 2017, at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert, Ohio. She was born Aug.1, 1918, to Clarence V. and Ethel O. (Custer) McSherry. On April 7, 1940, she married Robert E. Rager, who preceded in death on Aug. 7, 2005.

Survivors include:

Son – Larry Robert (Tammi) Rager, of Columbus, Ohio

Deceased in addition to her husband, Bob, is a daughter, Carol Diane Rager, and a sister, Marcella Easthom.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at 1 p.m., at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford, Ohio with Pastor Chip Steffy officiating. Graveside services will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford. Friends may call Friday prior to the service at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m.

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