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Dixie J. GlanderDixie J. Glander, age 73, of West Manchester, OH passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was born January 25, 1947 in Monroe Township Preble County to Helen (Irwin) Oler and the late Leon “Bud” Oler who passed away on November 12, 2020. A 1965 graduate of Monroe High School in Preble County, she worked in the Advertising Department of the Palladium-Item until November 1974. On September 11, 1971, she married her “High School Sweetheart” Eddie Glander and after the birth of their first child she became a stay-at-home wife and mother, working alongside her husband on their family farm. She was one of the first women elected to the National Trail School Board, worked for many years at Brennan’s Foods in Lewisburg, was appointed as a Monroe Township Trustee carrying out her husband’s term after his passing in May 2009, worked on the Preble County Board of Elections for 37 years, was a member of a Euchre Club for 40 years and was a longtime member of the Wares Chapel United Methodist Church. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband Eddie Glander, father in-law Edgar Glander, and mother in-laws Bernice Glander and Helena Glander. She is survived by her mother Helen (Irwin) Oler, daughter Kimberly Posey and her husband Brian, son Kevin Glander and three beloved grandsons Craig and Blake Posey and Kameron Glander, brother and sister in-laws Kirk and Marla Glander and Scott and Roxann Glander, niece Olivia Glander and four nephews Aaron, Tyler, Kole, and Preston Glander, several cousins and many, many friends. Gone from our sight, but never our memories. Gone from our touch, but never our hearts. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2021 from 10:00 am until time of funeral service at 12:00 noon at Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH with Pastor Terry Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Wares Chapel Cemetery in West Manchester. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the family asks that you please wear a mask and maintain social distancing. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Monroe Twp. Food Bank, 1060 Foos Road, West Manchester, OH 45382. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.
To Kim and Kevin & families, Dixie was a warm and caring person. May God wrap his beautiful arms around you, and comfort you.
Janet Bowers Jan 23 2021 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Dixie Glander
Janet Bowers Jan 23 2021 12:00 AM
Love and Prayers for the family from all of us at Monroe Township .
Tribute Store Jan 22 2021 12:00 AM
In love and remembrance
Vicky and Jerry Simcox Jan 22 2021 12:00 AM
Our hearts, prayers and thoughts are with you!
Donna Pop, and the boys! Jan 22 2021 12:00 AM
To Kim and family, please know that I am lifting your family up in prayer and hope you feel His warm arms around you at this time. May God Bless, Kathy Posey
Kathleen Posey Jan 21 2021 12:00 AM
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
Dan and Candice Eiler and Family Jan 21 2021 12:00 AM
Sweet lady....she will be missed.
Nancy Kramer Jan 20 2021 12:00 AM
We fondly remember Dixie and Eddie. They were classmates at Monroe Center High School and we were two of three couples with both in the class of 1965. Dixie will linger in our memories as the "lead" cheerleader and as an all-round great person. We send our condolences to her family.
Ray and Kitty Knotts Jan 20 2021 12:00 AM
We met Dixie when she worked at Brennan's. When we delivered produce we loved visiting with her. So sorry for your loss. She was a good friend. Aultman Produce Greenville, Ohio
Doris Aultman Jan 20 2021 12:00 AM