FOLLMER William Harold Follmer, age 100, of Ripley, Ohio, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2011 at Ohio Valley Manor. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grand-father and great-grandfather. Mr. Follmer was born March 20, 1910 in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ruth; his son, Ted Follmer and wife, Barbara of Plain City; his daughter, Brenda Schott and husband, Michael; and daughter, Donna O'Connor of Columbus; two grandchildren, Doug Follmer and wife, Beth of Plain City, and Megan Mathias and husband, Bruce of Columbus; and three great-grandchildren, Kelsey and Ian Follmer, and Brent Mathias. Mr. Follmer worked for 45 years in the shoe industry beginning in Columbus at G. Edwin Smith Shoe Co. and Joyce Shoe Co, and then retired from U.S. Shoe Corp. in Ripley, Ohio. Private burial at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio. Arrangements by EVANS FUNERAL HOME, 4171 E. Livingston Ave. www.evansfuneralhome.net
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 19, 2011