Naomi Ruth (Wistner) Bidlack

November 11, 1934 ~ January 27, 2022 (age 87)


Naomi Ruth Bidlack, 87 of Grover Hill passed away Thursday morning, January 27, 2022 at the VanCrest of Payne Nursing Home.

She was born on November 11, 1934 in Grover Hill to the late Gerald Rayburn Wistner and Marcele (Harpster) Wistner. On July 27, 1952, she married Paul Henry Bidlack who passed away on July 13, 2010.

Naomi is survived by her two sons; Dan A. (Vicki) Bidlack of Van Wert and Steven J. (Angela E.) Bidlack of Payne; five grandchildren, Stacey (Tom) Hoenie, Adam Bidlack, Sarah (Andrew) Balduff, Jay (Heather) Bidlack and Renee (Coy) Schlumbohm; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Maurice R. (Cheryl) Wistner of Van Wert and one sister, Ona R. (Ray) Volk of Grover Hill.

She was a very active member of the Zion United Methodist Church, a homemaker and a 1952 graduate of Grover Hill High School.

Naomi was preceded in death by her two brothers, Gerald R. Wistner and John R. Wistner.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Zion United Methodist Church in Grover Hill with Pastor Mike Waldron officiating. Interment will follow at Middle Creek Cemetery. Calling hours are 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., on Monday, January 31, 2022 at Cowan & Son Funeral Home and one hour ahead of services at the church on Tuesday.

Preferred memorials are to the Zion United Methodist Church or the Grover Hill Fire & EMS Department.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at, Tribute Wall.

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January 31, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
February 1, 2022

10:30 AM
Zion United Methodist Church
204 S. Harrison Streeet
Grover Hill, OH 45849

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