PIQUA — Barbara K. Paulsel, 90, of Piqua, died at 3:14 a.m., Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born Dec. 28, 1922, in Piqua, to the late Walter A. and Elizabeth (Wilson) Noe. She married William Paulsel on Nov. 7, 1942, in Greenville; he preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 1997.
Survivors include a daughter, Janet E. Howe, of Piqua; a son, Nicholas E. (Sandi) Paulsel, of Vandalia; 10 grandchildren, Christine Baskerville, Carrie (Bill) Sturwold, Russell Howe, Amy (Fred) Hammer, Michelle Barnett, Tina Barnett, Mandy (Shaun) Saunders, Erica Paulsel, Alex (Cam Tu) Johnson, Grace (Stephen) Hicks; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Caroline K. Snow; a brother, Robert Noe, and a sister, Zora Rittenhouse.
Mrs. Paulsel was a graduate of Green Township Schools in Plattsville and the Birds Beauty School of Dayton. She owned and operated Barby's Beauty Salon in Piqua for more than 50 years. She was a member of Upper Room Worship Center of Tipp City, the Piqua Business and Professional Women's Association for more than 20 years, having served as its president, the V.F.W. Post No. 4874 Auxiliary, having served as its president and secretary, and the Order of the Eastern Star, where she served as its worthy matron.
A service to honor her life will begin at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Pastor Aaron Simmons officiating. Burial will follow at Fletcher Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where a VFW Auxiliary service will be conducted at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
, 31 W. Whipp Road, Dayton, OH 45459; or Hospice of Miami County Inc., P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.