Carolyn P. Stirn, 78, of rural Lima, died at 3:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at St.Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born July 10, 1933, in Wyandot County, the daughter of Marjorie (Buckingham) and Dale E. Parsell. On Aug. 28, 1955, she married Rev. Eldon D. Stirn, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Phillip D. Stirn, of rural Lima; and a daughter, Beth A. Vondran, of rural Lima.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Shawnee Alliance Church, with the Rev. Dr. Daniel H. Messner officiating. Burial will follow at Spencerville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville and 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
Contributions can be given to the Shawnee Alliance Church building fund.