Dixie Lou Emerick, 84, of Ohio City passed away at 7:45 a.m., Thursday at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home.
She was born on October 21, 1937, in Celina, Ohio the daughter of the late Kenneth Wade Clouse and Lou Esther (Felver) Clouse Manken. On April 8, 1956, she married Arnold D. Emerick who also preceded her in death on September 27, 2012.
Family members include her two daughters, Robin K. (Charles) McConn of Ohio City and Shelley D. (Ron) Erickson of Fort Wayne, Indiana; a grandson, Stephen (Crystal) Oechsle of Perrysburg, Ohio; and a great grand daughter, Kensley Virginia Oechsle.
Dixie was a 1955 graduate of Ohio City-Liberty High School and a member of the Ohio City Community Church of God.
Private grave side services will be held at a later date.
Preferred memorials are to the Ohio City Fire Department and EMS.
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