Jacqueline 'Jackie' H. Deifendeifer

1924 - 2020

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Jacqueline Henrietta Deifendeifer, age 96, of Findlay died on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 3:24 pm at Birchaven Village, Findlay. She was born April 10, 1924 in Mt. Cory, OH to the late Henry and Octavia A. (Stahl) Nique. Jackie married Harold Osborn on September 19, 1947 and they later divorced. She then married Cloyce Deifendeifer on June 2, 1972 and he preceded her in death on January 15, 1985. Also preceding her in death were her siblings Carl Nique, William Howard Nique, Earl Nique, Robert Nique, Fred Nique, Hazel Rimer, Blanche Kownatzky, Oral Hartman, Edith Fenbert. Her son-in-law David Sausser died March 27, 2017. Surviving are her children Deborah S. Sausser of Findlay, OH, Randall J. Osborn of Springlake, NC, and Fred L. (Teresa) Osborn of Findlay, OH. She leaves behind 7 grandchildren; Jennifer (Charles) Drake, Findlay, OH, Amy (Jason) Helferich, Logan, OH, Chrystal (Michael) Sellars, Findlay, OH, Brent Osborn, Findlay, OH Brian (Jessica) Osborn, Findlay, OH, Tara Osborn, Findlay, OH, Eric Osborn, FL; 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Jackie was a member of the U.S. Navy serving during WWII. She worked at the Blanchard Valley Hospital retiring in 1979. There will be a private family graveside service in McComb Union Cemetery with Evangelist Brent Osborn officiating. Arrangements are being handled by COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay. Donations can be made to Hancock County Veterans Service 1100 E. Main Cross, Suite 201, Findlay, OH 45840. Online condolences may be expressed at www.coldrencrates.com.

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    McComb Union Cemetery [Map]

    McComb, Ohio

  • Contributions:

    Hancock County Veterans Services
    1100 E. Main Cross Street Suite 123
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

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Condolences For Jacqueline 'Jackie' H. Deifendeifer

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To : Deborah Saussure
Date :Wednesday, December 30th 2020
From : Cerner
Deb so sorry to see this. Sending hugs, thoughts and prayers!

To : Deborah Sausser
Date :Thursday, December 31st 2020
From : John Peterson Sr
Please accept my sincerest sympathies on the loss of your mother.

To : Family of Jackie Deifendeifer
Date :Thursday, December 31st 2020
From : Linda Mangett
Much Condolences to Jackie's family. I had the privilege of working with Jackie for a few short years before her retirement from BVH. She provided me with some great memories. Rest in Peace Jackie. Linda Mangett

To : Deb Randy and Fred
Date :Friday, January 1st 2021
From : Mark Bisop
Praying for you all at this time.

Memories of her and Grandpa (Fred) and Grandma (Bea). Her and Edith shopping.

To : DebRandyFred
Date :Friday, January 1st 2021
From : David Nique Family
Sorry about your loss. Our prayers are with you.

To : Fred Teresa and Family
Date :Saturday, January 2nd 2021
From : El and Denise Simon
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

To : Jackie Deifendeifer Family
Date :Sunday, January 3rd 2021
From : MIke Bishop
I'm so sorry for the loss of Jackie. I have many fond memories of Jackie at Grandpa and Grandma Nique's with Edith in the kitchen talking and laughing for hours. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

To : Jenny Drake and Family
Date :Thursday, January 7th 2021
From : Clint Woodall
Jenny - So sorry for your loss.