MOUNT VERNON — Loretta E. Staats, 86, formerly of Walhonding, died Monday, May 31, 2010, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 15, 1924, in Holmes County to the late Ronald E. and Lucille (Henwood) Neiderhouser. On Nov. 23, 1955, she was married to William J. Staats. He preceded her in death on April 2, 1986. She enjoyed square dancing, knitting, crocheting and her grandchildren.
She is survived by a son, Ronald (Sharon) Staats of Walhonding; a daughter, Sandra Staats-Monroe of Columbus; grandchildren, Brent (Bethany) Staats of Mount Vernon and Nicholas Staats of Walhonding; and a brother, James (Rosalie) Neiderhouser of Indiana.
A funeral service will be Thursday, June 3, at 11 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Pastor Stan Ratliff will officiate. Visiting will be one hour before the service. Burial will be in New Castle Cemetery. Visit www.fischerfuneralhome.com.