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Ida "Louise" Ferryman

March 17, 1929 ~ September 19, 2017 (age 88)

IDA "LOUISE" FERRYMAN, 88, of Sidney, passed away at 11:40 PM Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at her residence.  She was born on March 17, 1929 in Champaign County, Ohio, the only child the late Glendon and Margaret (Kress) Barger. 

In 1947 she married A.C. Runkle, Jr.  They were blessed with two children, Mark Randall Runkle, and Victoria L. (Bob) Berger, both of Sidney.  In 1964 she married Robert G. Ferryman.  They were blessed with one daughter, Virginia Beth (Dan) Gleason of Sidney. 

Louise is survived by her three children; five grandchildren, Chris (Leslie) Berger of Anna, Kelly (Brad) Davis of Miamisburg, OH, Kevin (Amy) Berger of Sidney, Matt and Shawn Gleason of Colorado; and nine great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by daughter-in-law, Judy Runkle, and special friend, Dudley Lee.  The last few years Louise also had some angels that helped her so that she could stay in her home.  They became dear friends.  Thank you to Mona Murray, Valerie York and Donna Hubley.   

Louise was a graduate of Harrison-Adams High School in Rosewood and Fredricks Beauty Academy in Springfield.  She worked as a beautician for several years.  She later worked for Copeland for 21 years.  After retirement from Copeland, she worked in home health. 

Louise was a member of All American City Sweet Adelines and The High Low Quartet.  She was independent, loved life and was most proud of her children and grandchildren, who all loved her dearly. 

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., with Pastor Andy Leighty officiating.  Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery in St. Paris.  The family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00-7:00 PM.  Memorial contributions may be made to Rosewood United Methodist Church or Wilson Hospice Care in Louise's memory.  Condolences may be expressed to the Ferryman family at the funeral home's website,

 Service Information

September 22, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
302 S. Main Avenue
Sidney, OH 45365

Funeral Service
September 23, 2017

10:00 AM
Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
302 S. Main Avenue
Sidney, OH 45365

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