Hazel McGinnis

ROUNDHEAD - Hazel Ruth McGinnis, 90, of rural Roundhead, OH passed away Saturday afternoon, April 23, 2016 at her home.

She was born on November 16, 1925 in Roundhead, OH to the late Ivan & Ruth Henkle Fry. On December 24, 1945, she married Howard M. McGinnis in Lima, OH, and he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Phillip R. and Kent S.

She is survived by three children, Keith A. McGinnis of Waynesfield, OH, Michael B.

(Sharon) McGinnis of Aurora, CO, and Polly A. (James) Downing of Belle Center, 14 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, including special great granddaughter, Jaileigh, and a brother, Paul E. Fry of Belle Center.

Hazel was a 1943 graduate of Roundhead High School, and received her teaching degree from Ohio Northern University and her master's degree in education from Bowling Green State

University. A retired teacher, she taught school at Bellefontaine City Schools, Wapakoneta City Schools and Lima Senior High School. Hazel was a member of New Hampshire Garden Club and Belle Center Library. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Per Mrs. McGinnis's request, her body will be cremated, with private family services to be held at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of SHOFFSTALL FUNERAL HOME, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at

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Published in Weekly Currents from Apr. 25 to Apr. 26, 2016
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