Thelma E. Swander, 88, died March 20, 2013 at Mansfield Memorial Home.
Born May 25, 1924, in Plymouth, Thelma lived in Delphi until she moved to Mansfield.
Graduate of North Fairfield High School in 1942, Thelma worked at Pioneer Rubber Company for 10 years. She was a member of AMVETS Post 26 in Mansfield, Gideons Huron County Camp and Delphi United Methodist Church.
Survived by daughters, Sue Griffin of VA and Carol Conn of New Philadelphia; son, Calvin (Toni) Swander of AZ; sister, Judy Bishop of Mansfield and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Thelma was preceded in death by husband of 52 years, Ralph Swander; parents, Russell and Florence Carrick; sisters, Lucille, Doris, Helen and Janice; brothers, Bud, Gene, Chuck, Don and Jerry and a granddaughter and great grandson.
Visitation from 11 a.m. March 25th until the 1 p.m. service at Delphi United Methodist Church, 628 US Rte 224, Willard. Burial will follow at North Fairfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Delphi United Methodist Church. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.