LIMA - Martha L. Spahr, 92, of Lima, Ohio, died at 7 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 24, 2013, at the Lima Convalescent Home Lima, Ohio.
She was born April 6, 1921, in Ohio City, the daughter of the late Cloyd Abraham Fowler and Treva Leota (Agler).
She married Ernest Joseph "Slim" Spahr on July 16, 1949, and he died Jan. 10, 1999.
Survivors include Nancy (Doug) Thompson of Lima; step daughter, Connie Ann Lowry of Lima; brothers, Jerry Lee (Connie) Fowler of Temperance, Mich.; sister, Ruth Alberta (Herbert) Blackmon of King, N.C.; two grandchildren, Kellie (Fitzhugh) Crawford Jr. of Waterville, Ohio, and James D. Thompson Jr. of Cincinnati; four step grandchildren, Eric (Lisa) Lowry of West Chester, Cindy (Gary) Martin of Lima, Scott (Kris) Lowry of Findlay and Douglas (Teresa) Lowry Spencerville; three great-grandchlidren, Jacqueline (Nathaniel B.) Garrett, Hannah Crawford and Fitzhugh Crawford III; 10 step great-grandchildren; and one step great-great-grandchild.
One sister preceded her in death.
Mrs. Spahr worked in several drug stores and restaurants in the Van Wert and Lima areas.
She was a member of Chapter No. 130, Order of Eastern Star in Spencerville.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Goshen Twp., Auglaize County. Calling hours will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday prior to the services at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, 616 S. Washington St., Van Wert, OH 45891-2369.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com