Juanita Sipe, age 83, a resident of Celina, Ohio, and a former Madison Township resident passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at the Gardens of Celina. She graduated from Portland High School in 1955 and was a homemaker. 

Juanita Sipe was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Salamonia, Indiana, the daughter of Forrest and Edith (Hilfiker) Theurer. She was married on Jan. 28, 1956, to Rodney Sipe.

Survivors include:

Her beloved husband of 65 years — Rodney Sipe, Celina, Ohio

Two sons — Clifton Jay Sipe (wife: Becky), Celina, Ohio, and James Robert Sipe (wife: Susan), Fort Worth, Texas

One daughter — Julia Lance, McMinnville, Tennessee

Six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren 

Visitation will be held on Friday from 11 a.m. to noon at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral home in Portland. Graveside services will immediately follow at Salamonia Cemetery with Pastor Steve Arnold officiating.

Memorials may be directed to Cancer Association of Mercer County. 

Condolences may be expressed at williamsonspencer.com.