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Mildred "Pinky" Oberheim

Mildred C. "Pinky" Oberheim, age 74, of Swanton, Ohio, entered into eternal life, Thursday morning, October 8, 2015 at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania. She was born October 21, 1940 in Queens, New York to the late Albert and Mildred I. (Byrne) Amy. On September 7, 1963, she married Joseph W. Oberheim. Prior to moving to Swanton, Pinky worked as a receptionist for J. Walter Thompson Advertising in New York. She was also a professional ball room dancer and a June Taylor Dancer, opening for The Jackie Gleason Show. Later, she worked for the Swanton Pharmacy and as a TSA agent at The Toledo Express Airport.

Pinky was a devoted member of St. Richard Catholic Parish. She was an animal lover, who enjoyed gardening and following her friends and family on Facebook. Most of all, Pinky loved attending her grandchildren's band, choir, and sporting events.

Pinky will be greatly missed by her beloved husband of 52 years, Joseph; daughter, Jennifer (late Daniel) Woods; sons, Joseph S. (Amy) Oberheim and Todd (Kristina) Oberheim; grandchildren, Holly (Travis), Danny, Mackenzie (Robert), Jo Jo, Abigail, Nicholas, Katherine, Lucas, Josh, Crew, and Reese; great-grandchildren, Skyler, Sidney and Isla; brother-in-law, Edward Oberheim; and four-legged companion, Wilbur.

Family and friends may visit Sunday, October 11th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton, where a Vigil Service will begin at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Monday, October 12th from10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at St. Richard Catholic Church, where a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Adam Hertzfeld presiding and Deacon Jerry Ziemkiewicz assisting.

Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society or Fulton County Humane Society.

Residence: Swanton, Ohio

Visitation: Sunday, October 11th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Mass of Resurrection: Monday, October 12th at 11:00 am at St. Richard Catholic Church in Swanton

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so sorry for your loss, you are all very brave. Your friends from Fairways

Martha, Kenny, and Becky Oct 12 2015 12:00 AM

Joe, So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the extended family.

William Hesselbach, Jr. Oct 12 2015 12:00 AM

Sending love and prayers to all of the Oberheim family. I have so many great memories of Pinky from hanging out at Jennifer's house or from her being there for all of our grade school functions. May God comfort you in your sorrow.

Tyna Derhay Oct 11 2015 12:00 AM

Jen;our sincere sympathy in this time of sorrow.

Bea Ryan and Joe Weisberg Oct 11 2015 12:00 AM

To the entire Oberheim Family, thank you for sharing Pinky with so many of us. You could always count on her to brighten the day, be it from a funny post on facebook or a long ago memory from grade school as our " room mom"! May all of your memories, ease the pain of today! She is free. Prayers for all of you.

Barb Kurth Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

So sorry , thoughts & prayers to the family 🙏🏻

Dana, Sharon Eggenton Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. She was a great woman and an even more wonderful mother/grandmother. She will be missed by many. Keep all of her memories for comfort in the times ahead. I know from experience that the loss never goes away but you learn to see her everywhere in everything! Love you!

Lori (Franklin) & Jeff Hinton Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. What a blessing to have this "Golden Girl" touch our lives.

Kim (McCauley) Downey Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

Jennifer, Mackenzie, and family you might not remember me but I worked with her at airport and I know you girls from restraunts, i'm sorry and send love and prayers tell joe god bless and take care. take 1 day at a time lean on each other always and god will be there for you. I will try and make it too funeral home, but not looking good right now, so just wanted you know I was thinking about you. e-mail me if you would like qvc1908 diane@aol.com

Diane Roach Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss; my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Wendy Stinson Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

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