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June 9 | Memorial Service

10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael Church, Burial at St. Michael Cemetery


Nancy A. (Barhorst) Schlater

July 6, 1938 - June 4, 2020

Nancy A. (Barhorst) Schlater,

Age 81, of Greenback Road, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes Thursday afternoon, June 4, 2020, at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. She was born July 6, 1938, in Fort Loramie, Ohio, to the late Urban & Mary (Kirner) Barhorst. On April 16, 1958, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Nancy married Alvin J. Schlater who preceded her in death on February 25, 2015. Surviving are two children, Deborah & Gregory Martin of Springfield and Richard & Patricia Schlater of Fort Loramie; five grandchildren: Emily & Blake Rottschafer, Hannah Martin and Rachel Martin, Tony & Jeri Buschur and Holly & Andy Schafer; seven great-grandchildren: Morgan and Troy Buschur, Clayton, Beau and Drew Schafer, Natalie and Jillian Rottschafer; two brothers, George & Helen Barhorst of Fort Loramie and Ted Barhorst of Fort Loramie; two sisters-in-law, Julie Frey of Fort Loramie and Barb Schlater of Defiance as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters & brothers-in-law: Anita Barhorst, Ursula & Robert Platfoot, Emma & Leonard Grilliot, Frieda & Sylvester Pleiman, Vernon Frey and Paul Schlater.

Nancy was a 1956 graduate of Fort Loramie High School. She retired from Primary Eye Care in Fort Loramie and had been previously employed at the Dannon Company in Minster and Copeland Corp. in Sidney. Nancy was dedicated to her family and had been an active member of St. Michael Catholic Church.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, June 9, 2020,
at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery. Social distancing will be in practice at all funeral rites; attendees should wear a mask at church if they are able. Live-Streaming of services may be viewed at Memorials may be made to the Fort Loramie Rescue Squad or charities of choice. Private condolences may be expressed at


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