Florence I. Belding, age 87, of Delta, peacefully passed away at Fulton Manor in Wauseon Saturday afternoon, July 26, 2014 on her birthday, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Chesterfield, Ohio on July 26, 1927, to the late Louis and Minnie (Harms) Burkholder. Florence attended Chesterfield High Schooland later worked in production at the Wire Factory in Wauseon. Florence was a member of the Delta Eagles and Trinity LutheranChurch in Delta.
Along with her parents, Florence was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Belding in 1985, infant daughter, Vicki Renae Belding; special friend, Larry Nicely; brothers, Clarence “Bud” Burkholder, Robert Burkholder, Lawrence Burkholder and sisters, Rosie Wanner and Dorothy Ames.
Surviving are children, Linda (James) Smith of Delta, Deborah (David) Myers of Swanton, Diana (Tom) Riefers of Napoleon; eleven grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church in Delta or Fulton Manor, 723 S. Shoop Ave, Wauseon, Ohio 43567 in Florence’s memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website atwww.barnesfuneralchapel.com.