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Kristine Frick DeBolt, 68, of Pandora, died at her home Tuesday, April 3, 2012. She was born Jan. 11, 1944 in Bellefontaine to Arthur and Ann (Harding) Frick who preceded her in death.
On Dec. 4, 1999, she married Reuben DeBolt, who survives in Pandora.
Also surviving are her son, Ty Comer of Pandora, her brother Mark (Dee) Frick of Elida, and her sister Karen (Wayne) Smith of Hilliard. She was preceded in death by her sister Jan Frick .
Mrs. DeBolt is also survived by step-daughters Sarah DeBolt of Bogota, Colombia, and Rebekah DeBolt of Knoxville, Tenn.
She was a graduate of Lima Senior High School and of Lima School of Practical Nursing. She worked briefly in nursing before becoming a full-time mother and homemaker. She also worked as a model at Gregg's Dept. Store and later at Lazarus in Lima.
She owned "Gander Run," a business involving antiques and home and wedding decorating. She was an active member of St. John Mennonite Church. She had served on the Pandora-Gilboa School Board, was a member of Asi No Mas, Hardin County Herb Society and Swiss Community Historical Society.
A memorial service will be held at St. John Mennonite Church, Pandora, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 7. The family will receive friends at the church on Friday, April 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to St. John Mennonite Church (Missions), Putnam County Hospice, or Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.