Miriam J. Deeter
TROY — Miriam J. (Lecklider) Deeter, 92, formerly of Troy; more recently of Glen Ellyn, Ill. passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.
She was born on April 24, 1921, in Greenville, to the late Walter Lecklider and Ruth (Hershey) Lecklider.
Miriam was married to Norman D. Deeter, who preceded her in death on May 23, 1988.
Miriam is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Deby and James Fellowes of Wheaton, Ill.; daughter-in-law, Judy Hadden of Lexington, Ky.; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Miriam was preceded in death by her son, David A. Deeter and brother, Robert Lecklider.
Miriam was a graduate of Greenville High School. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Troy.
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, with the Rev. Allen Marheine officiating. Family interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy, OH 45373. Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.