Ida Mae Craft

04/15/1923 - 03/04/2024


Obituary For Ida Mae Craft

Ida Mae Craft, age 100, passed away at 6:44 a.m. on March 4, 2024, at Wapak Manor.

Ida Mae was born April 15, 1923, in McComb, OH, to Albert Ray and LeDema (Powell) Newell who both preceded her in death.

Ida Mae was a graduate of McComb High School. She had previously worked for RCA in Findlay and Elsie's TV in Fostoria, OH. Ida Mae was especially proud of her days as an Avon Representative. She sold Avon for over 36 years.

She is survived by stepdaughter, Allena King of Wapakoneta; five grandchildren, Chris Argabright, Dinah Rose, Danielle Dukro, Jon Argabright, and Nicole (Farhan) Gul; four nieces and nephews, Anna Mae (Walter) Lessun of Mc Comb, Paul J. "Joe" (Paula) Newell of Findlay, Gene Ray (Bethany) Newell of Umatilla, FL, and Lois Marie (Ernie) Hile of Findlay; and many great-nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Frederick A. Craft; brother, Lester (Lois) Newell; and a infant brother, Floyd Newell.

The burial of cremated remains will take place at a later date in Botkins cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Allen County, 3606 Elida Road, Lima, Ohio 45807.

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