Carol S. Bixler, 85, of Fremont, OH, passed into the arms of Jesus on January 31, 2015 at Valley View Health Care Center in Fremont. She was born on December 28, 1929 in Wyandot County to Dewey and Ruth (Krupp) Dillon. She was a 1947 graduate of Upper Sandusky High School.
Carol married Charles F. Bixler on April 3, 1948 in Upper Sandusky and he preceded her in death on March 3, 2012. She was employed at HJ Heinz as a Lab Technician for many years until she retired. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Port Clinton and previously, at Grace Brethren Church on Collingwood, Fremont, where she loved teaching children and decorating for events. She lived on East Harbor of Lake Erie with her husband for many years and enjoyed showing hospitality, watching and feeding wildlife, sending cards of encouragement and crafting.
Carol is survived by her daughters, Gwendolyn (Dan) Waggoner, Lindsey, OH and Gail (Ron) Adams, Myrtle Beach, SC; grandchildren, Rebekah (Steven) Wing,Lambertville, MI; Ben (Kate) Waggoner, El Paso, TX; Aaron (Jandie) Waggoner, Ligonier, IN; Abby (Ed) McDowell, Myrtle Beach, SC; Luke (Krista) Adams ,Washington DC; Amos Adams, Myrtle Beach, SC and Beth (Jonathan) Mishoe, Arlington, VA; great grandchildren, Noah, Clay, Rylyn, Reagan, Briar, Breslin, Rowyn and Bristol Wing, Bailey, Alexis and Cyrus McDowell and Ty Waggoner; siblings, Barb (Dan) Reed and Loren (Lois) Dillon and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charles Bixler, daughter, Greta (Bixler) Goff Patterson, and brother, Paul Dillon.
Memorial Service: Tuesday, February 3, 2015; 11:30 a.m. at Grace Brethren Chapel, 1820 North State Route 590, Gibsonburg, OH with Pastor Peter Dodd officiating. Guests will be received by the family at 10:30 before the service and are invited for a luncheon immediately after the service in honor of Carol.
Private Burial will take place at Old Mission Cemetery in Upper Sandusky, OH on a later date.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, Wycliffe Bible Translators, Grace Baptist Church, Port Clinton, OH, or Grace Brethren Chapel, Gibsonburg, OH.
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