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In Memory of

Leah E. Wooster

October 26, 1918 - September 8, 2017

Obituary


Leah E. (Osterhout) Wooster, 98, of Columbus, died Friday, September 8, 2017 at Willow Crossing.
Leah was born October 26, 1918 in Hallstead, PA to Ray H. and Ida I. (VanAuken) Osterhout.
She married James M. Wooster in March of 1940 (he preceded her in death in March of 2006). In recent years she was a faithful member of Parkside Baptist Church. Together, she and James dedicated themselves to a life of ministry. The vast majority of that time was in association with Baptist Mid-Missions, where they served in St. Lucia, Haiti, and...

Leah E. (Osterhout) Wooster, 98, of Columbus, died Friday, September 8, 2017 at Willow Crossing.
Leah was born October 26, 1918 in Hallstead, PA to Ray H. and Ida I. (VanAuken) Osterhout.
She married James M. Wooster in March of 1940 (he preceded her in death in March of 2006). In recent years she was a faithful member of Parkside Baptist Church. Together, she and James dedicated themselves to a life of ministry. The vast majority of that time was in association with Baptist Mid-Missions, where they served in St. Lucia, Haiti, and locally in helping to establish Trinity Baptist Church of Indianapolis.
In addition to her parents, and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Becky Coyle; brother, Laurance Osterhout; half-brother, Willis Roosa; and half-sister, Jean Cushman.
Surviving are her children, Vicki (John) Moody of Brandon, FL, Guy (Mary Ann) Wooster of Indianapolis, Michal Cierpik of Tallahassee, FL, and Carol (Jesse) Moorman of Blairsville, GA; son-in-law, Chuck Coyle of Columbus; half-sister, Joan Jones of Binghamton, NY; 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 am Monday, September 18, 2017 at Parkside Baptist Church with Dr. William Bailey officiating. Burial will take place at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Madison.
Visitation will be from 2-5 pm Sunday at Myers-Reed Chapel and one hour prior to service time Monday at the church.
Memorials in Leah's name are suggested to the Missions Fund at Parkside Baptist Church, 1780 Rockyford Rd., Columbus, IN 47201.
The family will accept online condolences at www.Myers-Reed.com.
Myers-Reed Chapel is serving the Wooster family.