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Susan Louise (Werner) Melter

June 27, 1938 — November 2, 2023

Tiffin

Susan Louise Melter, 85, of Tiffin, died at 11:40 p.m. Thursday, November 2, 2023, at Valley View Health Campus, Fremont.

She was born June 27, 1938, in Cincinnati to John and Louise (Hauschildt) Werner. She married Rev. James C.F. Melter, June 8, 1963, in Cincinnati, and he died March 18, 2016.

Survivors include a son, Glenn (Denise) Melter of Woodville, Ohio; a daughter, Laura (Jerome) Miller of Tiffin; seven grandchildren, D.J. and Emma Rose Melter, Kris (Kenny) Miller, Kurtis (Angel) Miller, Hannah Miller, Rachel (Corinthian) Ulmer, and Seth James Miller; and three great-grandchildren, Alivia, Kasey, and Alyssa Miller.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Susan was a graduate of Hughes High School in Cincinnati.  She then was a 1959 graduate of Deaconess Nursing School, Cincinnati.  She was a licensed Registered Nurse for over 50 years. She taught operating room nursing at Deaconess Hospital, Cincinnati then worked and taught at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.  She later worked at Lancaster Hospital, in Ohio and the last 25 years of her career was spent as an R.N. at various nursing homes. Susan found much joy and happiness following her grandchildren to all of their various activities.  She was their #1 fan. She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ.  She loved being a minister’s wife and all that it entailed.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2023, and 10-11 a.m. Friday, November 10, 2023, followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. at TRAUNERO FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113.  Rev. Jill Dunlap will officiate.  Burial will immediately follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Guiding Eyes for the Blind or F.A.C.T.

To send Online condolences to the family, order out-of-town flowers, or to view the Celebration of Life video go to: www.traunerofuneralhome.com.

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Friday, November 10, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory

214 South Monroe Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Friday, November 10, 2023

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214 South Monroe Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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