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Edith Harshbarger, 70

August 29, 2013

Edith M. Harshbarger, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:05 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on March 14, 1943 in Elida, to Mary E. (Tucker) and Arthur C. Smith, who preceded her in death. On June 16, 1989, she married Ricky D. Harshbarger, and he survives in Wapakoneta.
Survivors also include four daughters and a son, Tammy (Briggs) Douce, of Ada, David C. (Jennifer) Briggs Jr., of Lima, Barb (Rex) Motter, of Waynesfield, April (Rob) Hall, of Columbus, Ga., and Debbie (Mike Hunter) Briggs, of Lima; six grandchildren, Tiara Douce, David C. Briggs III, Trista Douce, Jessie Motter, Corey Briggs, Heather Tucker; and three brothers, Nelson (Pat) Smith, of St. Marys, Linden (Jan) Smith, of Lima, and Roy (Sue) Smith, of Elida.
Edith was a 1961 graduate of Elida High School. She was a member of Restoration Temple in Lima. She had worked at Superior Metal in Wapakoneta. She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching the Food Network.
Memorial services are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Sunday at Restoration Temple in Lima, with the Rev. Gene Salsbury officiating.
Friends may call from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.
The family has entrusted Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta to handle the arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed at

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