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Rhonda Kay (Stoller) Florence

June 20, 1957 ~ January 14, 2020 (age 62)

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Rhonda K. Florence, age 62 of Oakwood, passed away on Tuesday evening, January 14, 2020 at The University of Toledo Medical Center.    
She was born on June 20, 1957 to Dennis and Nola (Butler) Stoller in Defiance, Ohio. October 18, 1985 she married Lavon Florence, who preceded her in death on September 3, 2012.
Rhonda was a member of First Baptist Church. She worked for several years as an administrative assistant and bookkeeper. She enjoyed baking, and she was always known for her contagious smile, positive outlook, and her faith in Jesus.  
Rhonda will be sadly missed by her father, Dennis B. (Joyce) Stoller, sisters, Shelby (Craig) Shisler of Oakwood, and Sheila (Dennis) Martin of Defiance, brother, Dennis Stoller of Defiance, stepsons, Leo (Pam) Florence of Defiance, Lowell Florence of Cecil, Lavon (Barbara) Florence of Oakwood, and Lance Florence of  Sherwood, and two stepdaughters, Linda (Jerry) Justinger and Laura Rose, all of Defiance. She also leaves behind 20 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, and many nieces and nephews. 
In addition to her mother Nola, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lavon Florence, two brothers, Randal and Darren Stoller, nephews Kenny Wayne and Tanner, and her grandparents.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 7:00 pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance, and for one hour prior to services at the church on Monday. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, January 20, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Defiance, Ohio, with Pastor Ron Monteith officiating. Burial will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery.
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January 19, 2020

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Funeral Service
January 20, 2020

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church in Defiance (Ohio)

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