Susan Baksa


PAULDING -- Susan Kay Baksa, 58, Paulding, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at her home.

She was born December 22, 1955, in Van Wert, Ohio, the daughter of George E. and C. Eileen (Knittle) Rice. On November 2, 1974, she married Roger W. Baksa, who survives. She was a member of Convoy Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, evangelism committee and the pastor parsonage committee.

She is survived by her husband, Roger, Paulding; her mother, Eileen Rice, Van Wert; three children, Carrie Baksa, Grover Hill, George Daniel (Kristen) Baksa, Van Wert, and Derrick Baksa, Paulding; a sister, Connie (Merl) Bolenbaugh, Van Wert; and three grandchildren, Jake, Lilly and Carter.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, with Pastor Greg Leigh officiating. Burial will be in Hedges Cemetery, Paulding. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, and one hour prior to services on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to the Convoy United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to

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