M. Eileen DyeNovember 19, 1922 ~ January 8, 2018 (age 95)
M. Eileen Dye, age 95 of Millersburg, Ohio passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at her home.
Funeral services will be 12 noon, Friday January 19, 2018 at St. John's Church of Millersburg with Pastor Tim Anderson officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg, Ohio. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday at the church. Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so by visiting alexanderfhinc.com. In lieu of flowers, family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. John's Church of Millersburg, 8670 SR 39, Millersburg, Ohio 44654.
Eileen was born November 19, 1922 in Layland, Ohio and was the daughter of Emmett and Delphia (Mullet) Young. She was a graduate of Holmesville High School. On April 28, 1944 she married Leland R. Dye and he preceded her in death on November 6, 1999.
In her youger years, Eileen worked on the family farm, worked as a cashier at Rodhe's IGA, and worked for the family's business, L R Dye & Sons. She was a member of St. John's Church and was a charter member of the Wide View Garden Club, starting in 1957. Eileen enjoyed gardening, flowers, playing cards and attending game night at St. John's Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and watching their activities and sporting events. She also loved sitting at Rodhe's visiting with friends.
She is survived by her two sons, Edwin (Sue) Dye of Big Prairie and Richard Dye of Millersburg; 7 grandchildren, Scott (Soon) Dye, Ryan (Kelly) Dye, Travis (Shannon) Dye, Trent (Michelle) Dye, Tricia (Ryan) Crilow, Troy Dye and Tristin (Adam) Knepp; 11 great grandchildren; and one brother, Ralph Dean Young of Wooster.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leland; a brother, Andrew (Doris) Young; and her sister, Bernice (Dean) Kiser.