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Juanita E. (Sanders) Besecker

July 17, 1924 ~ June 26, 2017 (age 92)

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July 2, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kreitzer Funeral Home
204 N. Main St.
Arcanum, OH 45304

Funeral Service
July 3, 2017

11:00 AM
Kreitzer Funeral Home
204 N. Main St.
Arcanum, OH 45304

BESECKER, Juanita E.

Age 92, of Arcanum, passed away June 26, 2017 at Village Green in Greenville. She was born July 17, 1924 in Sanders, KY, the daughter of Anna (Carlisle) & Chester Sanders. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her step-father Earl E. Fair & great-granddaughter, Larissa Beisner.  Juanita and Verlin Besecker were married on June 27, 1942 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 2006. She is survived by sons, Thomas A. Besecker and wife Linda (Smith), Ronald L. Besecker and wife Karen (Cook) and Daniel L. Besecker and wife Patricia (Muhlenkamp); grandchildren, Thomas L. Besecker, Jerry A. Besecker, Christopher J. Besecker, Mary A. Ashworth, Diane R. Shuff, Douglas R. Besecker, Jeffrey B. Besecker, Janean E. Campbell, Mark D. Besecker, Dustin J. Besecker and Jesse L. Besecker; step-grandchild, Jason Simmons; 30 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Larry Fair & Rev. Jerry Fair, and numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Mon. July 3 at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St. Arcanum, OH 45304, with visitation held 5-8 PM Sunday July 2 at the funeral home. If desired, the family suggests donations to State of the Heart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH 45331. Email condolences may be sent by going online to

Charitable donations may be made to:

State of the Heart Care
1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville OH 45331

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