December 3, 1925 - October 29, 2020
LaRue N. Clum, 94, of Wapakoneta, died 8:35 a.m., Thurs. Oct. 29, 2020, at The Gardens of Wapakoneta. She was born Dec. 3, 1925, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Frank W. & Ella J. (Stolzenburg) Myers, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 26, 1946, she married Leon L. Clum, and he died Oct. 1, 1990. Survivors include, sisters-in-law, Joan Donahue, & Dixie Myers, several nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Roland Myers & David Myers, a sister, Esther Botkin, and close friend and companion, James Richard “Dick” Fannon. LaRue retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., St. Marys, after 42 years of service. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Wapakoneta. Her other memberships included V.F.W. Post #8445, Auxiliary; the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Aerie # 691, and the American Legion Post #330, Auxiliary, all of Wapakoneta. LaRue was generous, thoughtful, kind-hearted with a zest for life, an infectious laugh and sparkling personality and was truly loved by all those whose hearts she touched. LaRue loved adventure. As a race car driver, she broke gender barriers in the sport during the 1950’s and 1960’s. LaRue loved to travel and explore, especially anywhere with a beach. Alaska was one of her favorite places. She enjoyed spending time with friends playing cards, dancing, and pressing her luck at the casino. She was a proud woman who loved life. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wed. Nov. 4, 2020, at the Eley Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Rt. 501, with Pastor Doug Pretorius officiating. Burial of her cremated remains will follow in the Resthaven Memory Gardens, Moulton, OH. The family will receive family and friends 1 hr. prior to the service Wed., at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church or St. Rita’s Hospice. Condolences may be expressed at www.eleyfuneralhomeandcrematory.com. In keeping with current state guidelines, masks and social distancing are required.
LaRue N. Clum, 94, of Wapakoneta, died 8:35 a.m., Thurs. Oct. 29, 2020, at The Gardens of Wapakoneta. She was born Dec. 3, 1925, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Frank W. & Ella J. (Stolzenburg) Myers, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 26,... View Obituary & Service Information
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