Leota Florine Nye, 93, of Tiffin, died at 4:40 a.m., Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the Ruffing Family Care Center in Bloomville.
Leota was born on April 8, 1919, in Seneca County to the late Harry and Grace Mae (Homlar) Bishop. she married Charles Nye in Tiffin on May 31, 1942 and he preceded her in death in November of 2002.
Survivors include his children, Gary Nye of Tiffin, Kenneth Nye of Montgomery, VT six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, a brother, Carl Bishop of Florida, and a sister, Elois Kapity of Tallmadge.
Leota worked as the server and cashier for the Tiffin Public Schools and was a graduate of Republic High School.
Leota was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a daughter, Sonja Webb, two brothers, Arthur, Dwight Bishop, two sisters, Lucille Kistler and Gladys Stonebreaker.
A memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory in Tiffin. There will be no visitation held at this time. Burial will follow the services on Thursday, at Seneca Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ.