Pauline Ballinger, 93, of Lima, died at 1:05 a.m., on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Shawnee Manor. She was born Dec. 21, 1918, in Putnam Co., OH, to Harry and Erma (Ladd) Myers who preceded her in death. She married Frank E. Ballinger in November, 1949 and he passed in November, 1994.
Mrs. Ballinger moved to Lima in the 1940's and worked with printed circuits at Westinghouse for 40 years, retiring in 1977. She loved gardening with her flowers, and traveling. She and Frank traveled extensively in the U.S. and Europe.
She is survived by sisters, Marguriete Myers of Phoenix, AZ, Martha Hartzog, of Elida, Cathrine Rosselit, of Ottawa, and Mabel Armentrout, of Delphos. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and great- nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Estella Sipe and brothers Kenneth, Harry and Levern Myers.
Funeral services will be 11 am Wednesday, at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home, 506 N. Cable Rd, Lima with burial to follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, from 5 – 8 p.m. at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home. Memorials should be directed to St. Rita's Hospice, 770 W. North St., Lima, 45805.
Condolences may be expressed at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com