Askins Nancy Ann Askins, age 87, of Westerville, OH, June 13, 2013, at the home of her daughter in Kenton, OH. Retired from Ohio Bureau of Bridges after 31 years. First woman graduate of The Ohio State University in Aeronautical Engineering. Member of The American Association of State Highway Officials, The Lakes Golf and Country Club and The Otterbein "O" Club. Former member of Delaware Country Club, former president of Delaware Women's Golf Assn. and former secretary of The Lakes Women's Golf Assn.. Other activities included bowling, tennis and skiing. Survived by her children, Terry (Margaret) Askins of San Antonio, TX, Cherry (Steve) Buckley of Parker, KS and Becky (Jim) Potts of Kenton, OH; grandchildren, Krysti (Kennan) Powell of Spring Hill, KS, Shon (Misty) Buckley of Grove City, OH, Angela (DR) Robinson of Waverly, OH, Laura (Randy) Burghy of Columbus, OH, Patrick Potts of Kenton, OH and Leah Potts of Springfield, IL; ten great-grandchildren; sister, Martha (Cecil) Brininstool of Carlsbad, NM. Preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Paul Askins, parents Harry and Irma Ewing, sister Elizabeth Trego and brother Robert Ewing. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Monday 6-8 p.m., where service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. Rev. James Meacham, officiating. Interment Blendon Central Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hardin County Hospice, 15 N. Detriot Street, Kenton, OH 43326.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 16, 2013