Hallie VanAtta

1948 - 2019

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Hallie VanAtta, 70, of Findlay, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at The Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. She was born on June 6, 1948 in Wauseon, Ohio to the late Vernon Edger and Mildred Marie (McQuillin) Churchill, Sr. On March 17, 2000, she married Gary A. VanAtta, and he survives. Also surviving are her sons: Jeffery Scott (Cheryl) Ricker of Hopkinsville, KY, R. Matthew (Melissa) Ricker of Carey, OH, and Chad Alan Ricker of Edmond, OK; her stepson, Andrew VanAtta of Upper Sandusky, OH; brothers: Vernon Edger (Brenda) Churchill, Jr of Columbus, OH, and Timothy M. (Kim) Churchill of Delta, OH; her sister, Christie (Michael) Meyer, of Findlay; and her uncle, R. Jon McQuillin of Columbus; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Penelope Churchill. Hallie worked at O.I. for 17 years and was a member of the NRA. She also enjoyed playing Bingo. The family would like to thank the caring personnel at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, especially Jackie and Megan, and the staff of Northwestern Ohio Medical Equipment, especially Jina. The funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, March 6 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Timothy Churchill will preside and burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 5 from 5:00-8:00pm at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Bridge Home Health & Hospice or Flag City Honor Flight. Online Condolences may be made at www.coldrencrates.com.

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Tuesday, March 5th 2019 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Wednesday, March 6th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Maple Grove Cemetery [Map]
    1120 W Main Cross St
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

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To : Gary
Date :Monday, March 4th 2019
From : Sam Krissy and Jacob Van Atta
Thinking of you,Gary, at this difficult time. Hallie was always so fun to be around. Jake enjoyed her so very much! Prayers for comfort!

To : Gary
Date :Tuesday, March 5th 2019
From : Doug Miller
Gary, our deepest sympathy for your loss.

Sincere condolences from the Millers, Shirley, Doug, and Andy & Leslie

To : THE FAMILY OF Halle Van Atta
Date :Sunday, March 10th 2019
From : Rhonda Thomas
With Sincere Sympathy on Halle's passing. She was a dear friend, and will be sadly missed.