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Ellen E. Lanier

May 15, 1935 — August 17, 2014

Ellen E. Lanier, 79, of Wapakoneta, Ohio, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Wapakoneta Manor, in Wapakoneta, Ohio.

She was born May 15, 1935 in St. Paris, Ohio, daughter of the late, Samuel C. and Mary Alice (Gibson) Milligan. In addition of her parents, she was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Richard Durst; 2nd husband, William Lanier; brother, Donald Milligan.

Ellen was a homemaker.

She is survived by her children, Shirley Lambert of Greenville, Sheryl of Greenville, Jane (Roger) Broyles of Gallipolis, OH, Richard Durst, Jr. of Patrist, OH, David Durst of Laura, OH, Sally (Roy) Marcum of Columbus, OH; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Nancy E. Castle of Christiansburg OH, William (Suzie) Milligan of Piqua, OH, Sue A. Milligan of Brancoft, WV, Charles (Barbara) Milligan of Ringgold, VA, Mary (Tommy) Keen of Celina, OH, Samuel (Barbara) Milligan of Christiansburg, OH, Martha J. Haynes of Sidney, OH, Freda M Cole of Modoc, IN, Alice Milligan of Urbana, OH: and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at a later date for the convenience of the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio.

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