Official Obituary of

Lucille Virginia (Reusch) Bargar

March 10, 1927 ~ October 9, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Lucille Bargar Obituary

Lucille Virginia (Reusch) Bargar, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, October 9, 2023. She passed peacefully in the presence of family and caregivers. 

Lucille was born March 10, 1927 in Valley City to parents, the late Roy and Edith (Bauer) Reusch.  She lived in Valley City almost her entire life.

She is survived by her son, Daniel (Linda) of Rock Hill, South Carolina; daughter-in-law Abigail Bargar; grandchildren, Jessica (Adam) Kuperavage, Michael (Lilia) Bargar, Alicia (Daniel) Bargar, Lindsey Bargar, Courtney (Samuel) Bretell, Brenda (Michael) Hawk, and Denise Snyder.  She was blessed with 14 great grandchildren. She was also particularly close with her niece, Nancy (Metti) Holt.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Wilbur “Bill”; her sons, Gordon and David Bargar, and grandson Bryan Bargar.

While raising her family, she was a faithful, life-long member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Valley City.  She was president of Women’s Fellowship for 15 years, sang in the choir, taught Sunday School, served on the Church Council, and baked many pies and cakes for numerous dinners and receptions. She was particularly famous for her elderberry pies.

She was also active in her community. She served 31 years as 4-H advisor where she earned many awards. She had been a member of the Medina County Farm Bureau, Buckeye High School Band Boosters, and Cub Scout Den Mother. She was always ready to assist any organization that needed a helping hand. Proud of her farm upbringing, she was an avid gardener and raised chickens and sold eggs. She loved bowling, playing on a league for over 30 years.

There will be a viewing from 10:00-10:30 a.m., Friday, October 13, 2023 at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Valley City, followed by a 10:30 a.m. service in the sanctuary. A graveside service will be held immediately after in Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Valley City.

Donations, in lieu of flowers may be made to the Emmanuel United Church of 

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October 13, 2023

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Emmanuel United Church of Christ (Valley City)


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