Lillian L. Motsinger

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SIDNEY - Lillian L. Motsinger, 89, of 2901 Fair Road, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 12:55 a.m. at Fair Haven Shelby County Home.
She was born on June 1, 1923, in Botkins, the daughter of the late Lewis W. and Luetta (Henkener) Kipp.
She is survived by three children, Barbara Ann Motsinger, Larry A. Motsinger and wife, Deb, both of Sidney, and Steven L. Motsinger and wife, Kirsten, of Palm Beach, Fla.; two grandchildren, Jody Clark and husband, Chad, and Misty White; four great-grandchildren, Hunter and Wyatt Clark, and Jocelyn and Brooklynn White; a sister, Lola Shopp, of Botkins, and special friend, Carl Ludwig, of Jackson Center.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Eldred Kipp.
Mrs. Motsinger was a homemaker, and later retired from Gilardi Foods in Sidney. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, and an active member of the Sidney Senior Center.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., by the Rev. James Oates. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery in Sidney.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association and St. Paul's United Church of Christ in memory of Lillian L. Motsinger.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made to the Motsinger family at the funeral home's website,

Published in Sidney Daily News on Jan. 13, 2013