Margaret Louise Zizelman Spindler, 92, of Hoagland, Indiana, formerly of Rockford, passed away Monday, November 23, 2020, at 6:30 p.m., at Adams Heritage in Monroeville, Indiana. 

Louise was born on October 30, 1928, in Mercer County, Ohio, the daughter of Charles H. and Zelma (Shupp) Zizelman. 

She was a graduate of Rockford High School, and on July 29, 1951, she married Paul Spindler, who preceded in death on July 24, 1996.  Louise had lived the past 55 years in Hoagland, and was a member of the Antioch Lutheran Church in Hoagland.  She had worked at Stokely in Celina, Ohio, and Huffy’s also in Celina; she then worked at Peridot molding company in Hoagland, and later at Wal-Mart in Decatur, Indiana.  She was very active in her church, where she had served as the secretary of the Ladies Aid and also served on the church council.  She was an avid gardener and loved grooming her lawn and taking care of all her flowers.  In the Spring, she would have lots of spring flowers and lots of planters—when Winter rolled around, she could be seen shoveling snow, up until the last couple of years.  Her family was everything to her—her children and her grandchildren; as long as she was able, she loved going to her grandkids sports events. 

She and Paul had 5 children:  Russell (Annette) Spindler of Rockford, Ohio; Steve Spindler of Houston, Texas, Jeff Spindler, who is deceased, Dave (Linda) Spindler of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Karen Hilyard of Decatur, Indiana.  Surviving are 4 grandchildren:  Taylor Hilyard, Paige Hilyard, Jordan Hilyard, and Jake Spindler; deceased are two grandchildren:  Royce Spindler and Regis Spindler, and a step-grandchild, Randy Sovine.  Louise also has two great-grandchildren:  Rhylynn Hilyard and Jaylynn Hilyard.  Surviving is a brother, Charles “Butch” Zizelman of Celina, Ohio and 4 sisters:  Betty Sites, Celina, Ohio; Juanita Matthews, Neptune, Ohio; Joanne of Wisconsin; Patty Wilson, Celina, Ohio; and a brother-in-law, Dallas Coats of Celina, Ohio. Deceased is a brother, Gene Zizelman, a sister and her husband, Kate and “Junior” Rickard, a brother-in-law, John Sites, and a son-in-law, Brad Hllyard.

Friends and relatives may call at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford, Ohio, on Saturday, November 28, 2020, from 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Those attending must wear masks and social distance 6 feet from other attendees. 

Following the visitation, there will be a private service for the family, due to Covid 19 restrictions for the maximum amount of people, the funeral home can accommodate, adhering to social distancing.  Officiating will be Pastor David Taylor.  Burial will follow in Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina, Ohio. 

Memorials may be directed to the Antioch Lutheran Church in Hoagland. 


Condolences may be expressed at ketchamripley.com


Funeral services will be recorded and can be viewed later that day on the funeral home website, ketchamripley.com and will be available for the next three months. 





Doris C. (George) Now, 92, of Westerville, Ohio (formerly Celina, Ohio) passed away at the Village of Westerville on Monday, November 23, 2020.

Doris was born on July 28, 1928 in Garman, Pennsylvania to Dr. Clarence and Anna (Crago) George. 

After graduating from Har-Brack High School, Brackenridge, PA in 1946, she attended Findlay College where she met her husband Morris A. Now.  They were married on August 14, 1949.

Doris was a dedicated mother to six children.  She loved to sew and made clothing, dolls, and stuffed animals for her children and later her grandchildren.  She was a wonderful cook. Doris enjoyed football, and she spent many Friday nights cheering on the Celina Sr. High Bulldogs and Sunday afternoons rooting for her Pittsburgh Steelers.  After her children were all in school, Doris worked as an Accounts Receivable Clerk at Landmark Celina, she retired in 1988. In her retirement Doris enjoyed traveling, playing golf, and researching family genealogy with her husband.

Doris is survived by her husband of 71 years, Morris Now, as well as their six children:  Pamela (Jim) Bricher and Candace Brelsford, both of Valparaiso, Indiana, Glenda (Tony) Buschur of Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin,  Debra (Curt) Shively of Westerville, Ohio,  Sandra Now of Celina, Ohio,  and Michael Now of Dayton, Ohio . Also surviving are 17 grandchildren and 14 great- grandchildren.

Doris was preceded in death by a son- in- law, William Brelsford;  a sister, Betty Wetzel;  two brothers, Richard George and Rahl George; two sisters-in-law, three brothers-in-law, and one granddaughter.

Doris was a faithful Christian and was a member of Grand Lake United Methodist Church in Celina, Ohio.

A memorial service will be held at a later time.

In memory of Doris, contributions could be made to Heartland Hospice (6500 Busch Blvd. #210, Columbus 43229) or to Grand Lake United Methodist (119 E. Fulton St, Celina 45822).

Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Doris and her family. 

To pay respects and to leave online condolences or memories, visit www.ciscofuneralhome.com


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