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Sadie M. Johnston

May 30, 1933 ~ August 10, 2019 (age 86)

Sadie M. Johnston, of Wapakoneta, Ohio, passed away at 12:16pm on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Otterbein Cridersville, surrounded by her family. 

She was born on May 30, 1933, in Flint, Michigan, to Fred and Ruth A. (Johnson) Knight, who preceded her in death.   On July 21, 1956, she married Ross E. Johnston, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Toledo, Ohio and he survives.  

Other survivors include her sister, Betty Jane “BJ” Wegner of Wapakoneta, Ohio, three children, Deborah Chambers of Mounds, Oklahoma; Randall (Anne) Johnston of Wapakoneta, Ohio; and Michael A. (Nancy) Johnston of Omaha Nebraska.  She is also survived by grandchildren, Mandy (Brent) Eastman of Wapakoneta, Alec, Samuel and Lillie Johnston of Omaha, NE, great grandson, Gavin Bailey, Lima, OH, three grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, from Oklahoma, cousins, numerous nieces & nephews and friends. 

She was also preceded in death by her brothers, James L. Knight, Thomas Knight, and Robert J. “Bob” Knight and her son-in-law, Kenneth Chambers. 

Sadie worked at Fisher Cheese, Jolly’s Sewing Center and The Hub Restaurant in Wapakoneta.  She was an avid seamstress, enjoyed reading, baking, playing cards and spending time with family and friends.  She was a former member of Women’s Civic Club and First United Methodist Church. 

Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services with the Rev. Peter Citerin officiating.  Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.  Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

The family sincerely thanks Otterbein Cridersville employees and Putnam County Hospice for their dedicated care.

Memorial contributions may be given in her name to the Auglaize County Humane Society or Otterbein Activities Fund.   

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.schlosserfuneralhome.com

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