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Wayne Hill

Wayne L. Hill, 89, Orrville, Ohio, formerly of LaGrange, died Friday, January 13, 2012 at his daughter’s residence.

    He was born December 20, 1922, in Wolcottville, to Ledger and Venah (Hassinger) Hill.

    Moving from LaGrange to Orrville, Ohio in May 2004, he was a farmer, did plumbing and heating work, drove a school bus, and retired from the Indiana Toll Road in 1985. He was a WWII veteran and member of the Chestnut Ridge Mennonite Church in Orrville, Ohio.

    He was married July 31, 1947, in Wolcottville, to Dorothy A. Frey. She survives.

    Also surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Carlin Lehman, Orrville, Ohio; one son and daughter-in-law, Phillip and Carol Hill, LaGrange; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by two great-grandsons and two brothers, Gerald and Albert Hill.

    Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday, January 16, at Shore Mennonite Church in Shipshewana.

    Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 17, at Shore Mennonite Church in Shipshewana with Reverend Marvin Zuercher officiating.

    Burial will be in Shore Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Memorials may be directed to Wayne County Hospice, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691 or Chestnut Ridge Mennonite Church, 14366 Church Rd., Orrville, Ohio 44667.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral home.com.

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.