Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


Mary D. King, 81, of Wooster passed away in her home, on her own terms, on Saturday, June 3, 2023.

She was born December 21, 1941 in Lodi, Ohio the daughter of Clinton and Hazel Ramsier Fair. On April 8, 1962, she married Glen H. King. He preceded her in death on November 28, 2012.

Mary was a homemaker and had worked for Buehler’s as a cashier. She loved to spend her time gardening, canning, crocheting, and homesteading. Mary also enjoyed watching old movies.

Mary is survived by her children Jeff (Cathy) King and Tracy Deeken – both of Wooster; grandchildren Abigail Deeken, Kyle Deeken, Jenessa Miller, Cortney Thomas, and Nick Hofstetter; and her sister Bonnie.

In addition to her husband, Glen, she was preceded in death by her parents; a son Greg King, a son-in-law Bryan Deeken; her sister Debbie; and her canine companion “Target”.

A private graveside service will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery, in Shreve.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, is assisting the family.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


  1. I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I enjoyed working with her at Buehlers many years ago. Your dad would always talk about her. I felt she loved being home for her family. May memories give you peace.

  2. Dear Bonnie, Tom and family,

    So sorry to read of Darlene’s passing… sincere condolences are sent to you. Our thoughts are with you as you get through this very sad time in your lives, but know that she is now at peace and looking down upon you.

  3. Cathy and Jeff,
    Our condolences on the loss of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Jeff and Cathy,

    Sorry to hear your mom has passed. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. It was such a pleasure to do Dolly’s hair for so many years, (and Glen’s hair, as well.) Dolly loved telling me all about her family, as she loved you all so very much! My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


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