OTTAWA - Hope L. Okuly, 44, of Ottawa, died at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014 as the result of an accident on St. Rt. 309, in Marion County.  She was born July 17, 1969 in Bryan to Billie and Jane (Sonner) Partee.  Her  father is deceased, her mother survives in Mt. Vernon with her stepfather, John Moore. On March 14, 1994 she married Jeff Okuly who survives in Ottawa.

   Also surviving are 3 children: Cassie Okuly of Wauseon, Danielle Okuly and Samantha Okuly both at home; 2 brothers: Curt Partee of Butler, IN. and Billie Joe (Cheri) Partee of Coldwater, MI.; 2 sisters:  Dawne Kline of Bryan and Michele Greear of Waldo; several nieces, nephews; and great-nieces and nephews.

   Hope was a secretary for Ayersville Water and Sewer. She loved her girls, they were her top priority. She was very competitive and athletic and she was a Pittsburgh Steelers and Ohio State Fan. Hope enjoyed sewing, reading, and collecting clowns.

   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at New Creation Lutheran Church, Ottawa with Rev. Ken Pollitz officiating. Burial will follow in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Ottawa. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Monday at LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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