Louise Harriet Powell

1925 - 2019

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Louise H. Powell, age 93, of Findlay passed away at Birchaven Village on Saturday, April 6, 2019. She was born on July 23, 1925 to the late Ernest and Mildred (Young) Hoover. She married H. Gene Powell on July 12, 1975 and he preceded her in death on December 30, 2013. Louise was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth A. Powell; a daughter, E. Kay Baker; two granddaughters: Stephanie Powell and Mary West; and three brothers: Marshall, Clifford, and Herbert Hoover. She is survived by six grandchildren: Sarah West, Angie West, Margaret Powell, Kenneth Powell Jr., Virginia Powell, and Catherine (Dave) Lawrence; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Ernest Hoover, Jr. of Arkansas; and a sister, Shirley Ritchey of Pennsylvania. She was an accountant for the C.O. Duffield Motor Co. for 30 years and was a member of Findlay First Church of the Nazarene. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Mike McClurg officiating. Burial will follow in Van Horn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00pm Tuesday, April 9, at the funeral home. Online condolences can be expressed by visiting coldrencrates.com.

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Tuesday, April 9th 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Wednesday, April 10th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Van Horn Cemetery [Map]
    Twp Rd 190
    Amanda Twp., Ohio 45890

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To : To the Powell family
Date :Monday, April 8th 2019
From : Rhonda Hutton
I remember when geneand Louise met Kay and we're like sister's alot of memories rest in peace Louise prayers to the Powell family rip

To : The Powell family
Date :Monday, April 8th 2019
From : Sharon Roddy
Louise was a beautiful person outside and inside.She knew the Lord and now she is with him. What a gracious time for her. I want to express my deepest sympathy to her family. She is just away. In Christ Love Sharon Roddy

To : The Powell Family
Date :Tuesday, April 9th 2019
From : Abigail Reitz Kuhn
I remember visiting many different times with Great Aunt Louise when she and Uncle Gene would come to visit Grandma Ritchey. Sometimes they came over to Salem where we lived to visit and sometimes we saw them at Grandmas house. I know she will be greatly missed. My deepest sympathy. Prayers and thoughts are with all of you during this time.

To : To the Powell Family
Date :Tuesday, April 9th 2019
From : Pamela Marvin Lim
You all have my thoughts and prayers in Great Aunt Louise's passing, im not sure if I ever met her or not but Im Frances Ziegler Marvin's daughter, so if I did I would have been really young. Again you all have my thoughts and prayers.

To : Cathy Lawrence
Date :Wednesday, April 10th 2019
From : Kathy Fenimore
I am so happy that I had the pleasure of getting to know your grandmother! I truly enjoyed our visits together. May God be with you and your family through this difficult time and may God provide you with strength, comfort, and love. I am so sorry I was unable to make it to the service, but you are in my thoughts and prayers!
Kathy Fenimore Chaplain