Eunice Marie Nuhfer

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 6/27/2008 14:00:00

Willard OH 44890 6/28/2008 11:00:00

Eunice Nuhfer, age 79, resident of Willard, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 in Willard Health Care. She was born on October 11, 1928 in Shreve, Ohio to the late Charles and Martha (Rhinehart) Sampsel. She graduated from Woodville High School and became a Willard resident in 1963 where she briefly worked as a dental assistant, but at all times was a working partner on the family dairy farm. She enjoyed gardening, writing, sewing and her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas Nuhfer, whom she wed on November 29, 1947; one son, Gary (Amy) Nuhfer of Willard; three daughters, Becky (Lee) Ortman of Athens, Ohio, Barb (Jack) Hunter of Cincinnati, Ohio and Bobbi Fries of Willard; ten grandchildren, Kristin (George) Galloway, Lindsay Ortman, Annie (Adam) Hall, Brandon Hunter, Ross Hunter, Jason Nuhfer, Colby Nuhfer, Brock Nuhfer, Ben Fries and Sarah Fries; twin great-grandchildren Josie and Evelyn Hall; and two sisters Wanda Melching and Freda Jefferson.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Sandra Nuhfer; one son-in-law, Steven Fries; and one brother, Walker Sampsel.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard on Friday, June 27, 2008 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Funeral services will be held at First United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Ken Gifford and Rev. Lee Ortman officiating. A lunch will be provided at the church immediately following the funeral. There will be a graveside service following the lunch at 3:00 PM in the Gibsonburg Union Cemetery in Gibsonburg, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heifer Project Int. or to Stein Hospice. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Donna Rogers - Jun 27, 2008

Barb and Family,
Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of sorrow. May you find peace in the days ahead with the knowledge that mom is whole again and able to do the things she loves. May you be comforted by the good memories you share. Love and prayers, Donna

linda - Jun 27, 2008

Becky and Lee, Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Linda

Sharon Wingert - Jun 26, 2008

To the Nuhfers…….
Eunice was such a special friend to me. I’ll just never forget all those times at her kitchen table, Linda calling her “Noonie”, Oscar, furniture and room stripping….
I know you’re missing her already.
Love, Sharon

Shirley - Jun 26, 2008

Many thoughts and prayers are coming your way. Through your stories, Barb, I know your mother was a beautiful person, and she will be missed.

Richland United Methodist Church - Jun 26, 2008

Becky, we are so saddened by your loss. We send our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Pat Moran - Jun 26, 2008

To my dear friend Barb. My heart is sadden for you over the loss of your mom. Moms are so very special and I know that you were always close and there for your mom when she needed you most. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Pat

Peete and Rod - Jun 26, 2008

Becky and Lee,
Our thoughts and prayes will be with you in these next days. We love you both. Stay safe.
Peete and Rod

Cynthia Lewellen Branham - Jun 24, 2008

Gary and Amy and family,
Bobbi and family,
Our condolences to you on the loss of your beloved mother. May God grant you peace and comfort. God Bless you and remember she is in a better place now.
God’s Peace,
Dennis and Cynthia (Lewellen) Branham
Summertown, Tennessee