OTTAWA — Cheryl Wagler, 66, passed away December 18, 2017 at 9:45 p.m. at Kindred Hospital in Lima. She was born October 12, 1951 in Lima, Ohio to Neil and Shirley (Hawk) Wagler.

Cheryl graduated from Leipsic High School in 1969. Soon after high school, she began her career at Philips Display Components Company in Ottawa. Cheryl worked there for 30 years until they closed their doors in the early 2000’s. She enjoyed watching sporting events especially those involving her nieces and nephews, reading and listening to music. Cheryl loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include her mother, Shirley Wagler of Leipsic, five siblings, Keith Wagler of Findlay, Kayleen Wagler of Ottawa, Jim Wagler of Leipsic, Traci Wagler of Leipsic, Jason Wagler of Deshler; four nieces and nephews, Beth (Rich Burris) Wagler of Naples, Florida, Brian (Jessica) Wagler of Leipsic, Sarah (Mark) Ellerbrock of Ottawa, Christopher Wagler of Bowling Green, and three great-nieces.

She was preceded in death by a very special friend, Mary Ann Green; her father, Neil Wagler; and beloved grandparents, Eithel Hawk, Christian “Pop” and Isabelle Wagler.

To honor Cheryl’s wishes, the family will hold a private graveside service at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Service, Bluffton.