Kathleen A (McElroy) Lininger

February 22, 1954 ~ November 12, 2021 (age 67)


Kathleen A. Lininger, 67, of rural Celina (Neptune), OH died Friday November 12, 2021 at her residence.

She was born February 22, 1954 in St. Marys, OH to Leo E. and Anna L. (Bowersock) McElroy.

On September 22, 1973 at the EUB Church in St. Marys, she married James A. Lininger, who died November 27, 2019.

Surviving are: son James A. (Michele) Lininger of Neptune, OH                 

                       son Danny (L. (Carolyn) Lininger of Woodsfield, OH

                       7 amazing grandchildren: Isabelle, Chance, Colton, Keaton, Destiny, Kayla and Breanna

                       brother Terry (Rosemary) McElroy of St.Marys, OH

                       numerous nieces and nephews

Preceded in death by: parents Leo E. and Anna McElroy; brothers Leo Wayne and Danny William McElroy; parents-in-law Fred and Ruth (Kohlreiser) Lininger

She was a graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School (Class of 1972).

Kathleen was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. Although she enjoyed cooking, sewing and genealogy, her true joy came from her grandchildren. She absolutely loved to hear the sound of the grandchildren's laughter.

Rites are scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. on Friday November 19, 2021 at the Miller - Long & Folk Funeral Home (314 W. High Street) in St. Marys. The Rev. Bev Hurlburt will officiate the services.

Burial will follow at the Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.

Visitation 5 - 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

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November 18, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home
314 West High Street
Saint Marys, Ohio 45885

Funeral Rites
November 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home
314 West High Street
Saint Marys, Ohio 45885

Interment following funeral service
November 19, 2021

Elm Grove Cemetery
Greenville Avenue
Saint Marys, OH 45885

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