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Byllee Jeanette Semken

March 29, 1928 — January 20, 2020

Byllee Jeanette Semken

Byllee Jeanette Semken, age 91, of West Mansfield, Ohio and formerly of Utah, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Monday, January 20, 2020 at Campbell Place in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

She was born in Port Angeles, Washington March 29, 1928, a daughter of the late Alfred and Etha Francis (Yoder) Sparling.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Leroy Semken in 2000; a daughter, Linda Lee Vaughan in 1992; a sister, Bonnie Scott and a brother, Donald Sparling.

She is survived by three children, Robert Scott (Tiina) Semken, Colleen Kay Peacock, John Joseph (Maty) Semken; fourteen grandchildren, Douglas, Heather, Amanda, Kendall, Brian, Nicole, Chrissy, Lindsey, Kaija, Saku, Jaakob, Leila, Brien and Brandon; fourteen great grandchildren, Chyenne, Sierra, Sedona, Dakota, Olivia, Chloe, Silas, Baillee, Toby, Eli, Avery, Owen, Rye, and Leah and numerous nieces and nephews.

Byllee worked as a homemaker most of her life and her life revolved around her children and grandchildren.  She never knew a stranger.  She loved horses and was an accomplished equestrian.

A memorial service is being planned for a later date in Price, Utah.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to care for the Semken family.

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