Mary Lou DuBois

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CRIDERSVILLE — Mary Lou DuBois, age 87, of Cridersville died 8:10 p.m. May 21, 2014, at Auglaize Manor Nursing Home.

She was born March 14, 1927, in Cridersville to William and Evelyn (Umbaugh) Crouse. She married Ross E. "Gene" DuBois on May 2, 1948, and he survives in Cridersville.

Mary Lou had been a secretary for The Paint Store and was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church. She had been the choir director at the former Calvary United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Michael "Mike" DuBois, of Traverse City, Mich., and Christopher "Chris" (Christine) DuBois, of Wapakoneta; a daughter Jacqueline "Jackie" (Bob) Patton, of Wapakoneta; and a daughter-in-law, Marcie DuBois, of Traverse City, Mich.; four grandchildren, Jason Patton, Kasey Patton, Christopher DuBois and Nicole Carey; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, James. L. (Sharon M.) Crouse, of Apache Junction, Ark.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, William L. Crouse and Robert Wayne Crouse; and a sister, Virginia Lee Crouse.

Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Charles Martindell will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Matthew Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.

Memorial contributions may be given to Cridersville United Methodist Church.

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Bayliff & Son Funeral Home
313 W. Main St. Cridersville, OH 45806
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Published in The Lima News from May 24 to May 25, 2014