Florence E. Applegate, age 95 of Holland, Ohio died Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Spring Meadows Extended Care of Holland. She was born in Toledo On July 10, 1917 to Elbert and Wilmena (Miller) Wittman and on September 4, 1936 she married Morris Applegate Sr. who preceded her in death on October 3, 2006. Along with her husband, she owned and operated "The Pub" a local tavern in Woodville, Ohio. She was also was employed by Paramount Printing as a Secretary for 10 years. Florence will be missed by all those who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her children, Diann (Richard) Jackson, Stanley Applegate, James (Carolyn) Applegate and Joyce (Harold Nash) Poffenbaugh; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren as well as her daughter in law, Sharon Applegate. Florence was preceded in death by her parents, Elbert and Wilmena; husband, Morris Applegate Sr., son, Morris Applegate Jr.; brothers, Charlie, James and Eddie Wittman as well as her sisters, Ida Burmeister and Loretta Cromb.
There will be no public visitation however, funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, November 19, 2012 at Neville Funeral Home, Southwest Chapel, 7438 Airport Highway in Holland (419-865-8879). Burial will follow in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Contributions may be made in Florence's name to the Spring Meadows Extended Care Center Resident Council.