Marion F. Probasco, 91, of Wilmington, Ohio (formerly of Crooksville, Ohio) died 11:30 AM, Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at Hospice of Dayton. She was born July 15, 1920 in Nye, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Robert and Tena Hansen Holm.
Ms. Probasco worked at Hull Pottery in Crooksville and then Crysteco in Wilmington. She was a member of the Lutheran Church in Roseville, Ohio and was an avid Reds fan. She served in the Women’s Army Corp during World War II.
She is survived by two sons, James “Jim” (Janet) Probasco of Kettering, Ohio and Richard “Dick” (Connie) Probasco of Wilmington, Ohio; a daughter, Sherry Frisch of Wilmington, Ohio; three brothers, Herb (Irene) Holm of Superior, Wisconsin, Bobby Holm of Amery, Wisconsin, and Allen Holm of St. Paul, Minnesota; two sisters, Carolyn Hoppenrath of Edina, Minnesota and Arlene (Dave) Jensen of Port Angeles, Washington; seven grandchildren, Dana (Teresa) Probasco, Brad (Rebecca) Probasco, Erika (Matt) Morgan, Jennie (Roby) Roberts, Tena (Matthew) McCoy, Brent (Lori) Probasco, and Adam Frisch; 11 great grandchildren, Micayla Rodriques, Sofia Roberts, Payton Probasco, Jack Probasco, Carlie Jean McCoy, Tristan Morgan, Brooklyn Morgan, Cooper Morgan, Addy Probasco, Gwenna Probasco, and Kase Probasco; and two step great grandchildren, Devin Calabrese and Dominic Calabrese.
In addition to her parents, six brothers, Arnold Holm, Curt Holm, Ken Holm, Calvin Holm, James Holm, and Dallas Holm, and a sister, Verniel Bushman, are preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon, Monday, August 1, 2011 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio with Nancy McCormick officiating. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery with military honors provided by the American Legion Post 49 Memorial Squad. Friends may call from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon, Monday, August 1, 2011 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 300 Penn Center Boulevard, Suite 602, Pittsburgh, PA 15235 or to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, OH 45420.