OTTAWA - Diane M. "Trots" Drerup, 61, of Ottawa died at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 at Kindred Hospital, Lima. She was born June 2, 1952 in Lima to Clayton and Ruth (Recker) Drerup. Her father is deceased, her mother survives in Ottawa.
Also surviving are her brothers and sisters: Ken Drerup of Lewes, DE., Mary Jo Williams of Ottawa, Dale (Laurie) Drerup of Lambertville, MI., Lisa Peck of Ottawa, and Lynn Maag of Findlay; 15 nieces and nephews: Holly (Fenn), Matt (Dawn), Kassi, Shana, Brandon, Patrick, Justin (Megan), Brad, Kristin, Brenden, Lauren, Matthew, Eric, Jacob, and Kelsey; 2 step-nephews: Josh and Ryan; and 9 great-nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her brother: Larry Joe Drerup.
Trots was the quality control manager at Equity Meats in North Baltimore. She played softball with the Putnam County Pacers and was a big lover of cats who were her greatest companions, especially Nosey and Bubba.
A Memorial Service will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf with Fr. Rick Friebel officiating. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Glandorf at a later date. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa. Memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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