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Grace Lucille Oakley


Grace Lucille Oakley, 94, of Santa Fe, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Heartland of Indian Lake.

Grace was born in Clay Township, Auglaize County, on Oct. 24, 1918, to the late Frank W. and Angie Allenbach Wical. On Feb. 8, 1946 she married James Oakley and he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Paul Oakley, and siblings, Freddy, Walter, Lloyd, Pearlie, Eddie and Vernon Wical.

She is survived by a son, James (Chris) Oakley; a daughter-in-law, Diane Oakley; three grandchildren, Sonny (Rachel) Oakley, Misty Oakley Satterly and Jason Oakley, all of Santa Fe; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Grace was a homemaker and member of Grace Chapel Christian Union Church in Santa Fe.

Pastor Scott Anderson conducts a funeral at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview, with visitation an hour prior. Burial is in Plum Cemetery, Lewistown.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Chapel Christian Union Church.

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