THELMA A. HILL, 98, of Paulding, Ohio, died on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Community Health Professional / Hospice Center, Definace, Ohio. Surviving are two sons, Russell of Fort Wayne and Paul (Margie) Hill of Paulding; one daughter, Louella (Loren) Thomas of Paulding; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Waveland C. Hill, in 1941; one grandson, David Hill; two granddaughters, Wava Jean Colley and Judith Kay Thomas; and daughter-in-law, Barbara (Brown) Hill. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial will follow service in St. Paul Cemetery, Paulding. The family requests memorial donations be made to Paulding United Methodist Church Roof Fund, Inpatient Hospice Center of Defiance, Ohio or the . Online condolences may be sent to

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 13, 2013