Barbara L. "Bobby" Criteser

1946 - 2019

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Barbara L. "Bobby" Criteser, 72, of Findlay, passed away at 1:17pm on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. She was born on July 6, 1946, in Portsmouth, OH to the late Walter and Margaret (Arms) Smith. She married Timothy Criteser, Sr. on February 15, 1965 and he preceded her in death on February 11, 1984. Bobby is survived by her son, Tim Criteser, Jr. of Columbus; her daughter, Tammy Criteser of Wheelersburg, OH; her partner, Lester Dillow of Findlay, and his children: Lee Dillow and Renee Dillow; her brother, Brice Smith of Wheelersburg, OH; her sister, Debra (Ricky) King of Chillicothe, OH; her grandson, Brandon Criteser; her daughter-in-law, Brenda Criteser; and her nephews: Christopher and Nicholas King. She was preceded in death by her son, Walter Criteser; her brother, Samuel Smith; her sisters: Ruth Gray, Mary Mullens, and Charlotte Egger; and one grandchild. Bobby was a homemaker. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, May 10, 2019, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay. Visitation will be held Thursday from 4:00-7:00pm at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Patient Services, Findlay. Online condolences may be expressed at

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Thursday, May 9th 2019 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Friday, May 10th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Knollcrest Cemetery [Map]
    18085 S.R. 12
    Arcadia, Ohio 44804

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