Bessie Stauffer

Bessie StaufferBessie Marie Stauffer, 93, of Trotwood, Ohio, died July 15, 2009.

She was born Feb. 11, 1916, in Astoria, a daughter of Cleveland and Lizzie Bucher Lam.

Surviving are one sister, Velma (and Clyne) Ritchie of Indiana; one son, James Eugene of Kettering, Ohio; one daughter, Peggy (and Richard) Wolf of Kettering, Ohio; three grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Elias Stauffer.

She was a registered nurse and worked for many years as the school nurse at Trotwood Schools and MCJVS when it first opened.

She was a member of Trotwood Church of the Brethren.

Services were held Saturday, July 18, at her church. Rogers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Heifer Project International, c/o Trotwood Church of the Brethren, 208 East Main Street, Trotwood, Ohio, 45426 or Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45420.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/29/2009