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Mayrose E. Bedwell

Mayrose E. Bedwell, age 93 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:53 A.M. Tuesday January 31, 2012 in the Rest Haven Nursing Home of Greenville. Mayrose was born May 25, 1918 in Greene County, Indiana and the daughter of the late Otto G. and Nellie V. (Mayrose) Steuerwald.

Mayrose was a homemaker and an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Greenville where she had served as a Sunday School Teacher. She was also an avid bridge player participating in several Bridge Clubs and tournaments. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Green Thumb Garden Club, Wayne Hospital Auxiliary, Friends of the Library, Elk’s Ladies Auxiliary, Eastern Star, White Shrine, Indian Guides Volunteer, Camp Fire Girls Volunteer and served on the board of directors, Brownie and Girl Scout Leader and was lovingly involved as a room mother to active booster of the band and drill team activities while her children were in school.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son Jeffrey M. Bedwell; Brothers James Steuerwald, Richard Steuerwald and Jack Steuerwald.

Mayrose is survived by her daughter and son in law Amy and Ed Erisman of Greenville. Sister Rosemary Drabick of Okeechobee, Florida; and sister in law Beverly Steuerwald of Umatilla, Florida. Also nieces and nephews Marsha Crist, J Steuerwald, Paula Thomson, Mark Steuerwald, Karen Steuerwald, Phillip Drabick, Bonnie Wikle, Barbara Medina, Roy Bedwell, Janice Smith, Phyllis Walters, Nancee Jackson, Leslie Bedwell and Linda King.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday February 3, 2012 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Joe Payne officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday one hour prior to the services in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Ladybug Garden Club for the City Beautification Projects.

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