Marylou Zutavern Flickinger, 84, a lifelong resident of Bolivar passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.
Born on February 5, 1934 in Dover, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary (Reiker) Zutavern. Marylou graduated from Bolivar High School where she was an accomplished athlete in basketball and track. She married the late Wayne Paul Flickinger who preceded her in death. She later married James DeVore, who also preceded her in death.
Marylou and Wayne were co-owners of the Bolivar Hardware Store. She also worked for many years at Gradall Industries, drove the bus for Tusky Valley School District, and was an x-ray technician at Mercy Medical Center.
She enjoyed landscaping and gardening at her home. She loved antiques and going to garage sales. She also loved spending time in kitchen and was a very talented baker.
She leaves behind her sons; Dwayne Flickinger of Bolivar, and Todd Flickinger of Kent; her grandson, Dylan (Monica) Flickinger of Oxford, PA; along with her sister, Judy Neff of Sugarcreek.
A private graveside service will take place at Fort Laurens Cemetery at a later date. To sign an online guestbook for Marylou, visit the obituary link on the funeral home’s website.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Community Hospice Truman House, 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 or St. Paul Lutheran Church, 156 Poplar Street, Bolivar, Ohio 44612.