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Melanie L. Springer

February 20, 2018

Melanie L. Springer, age 57, of Howard, went to be with the Lord on February 20, 2018 at her home with her family by her side.  She was born March 7, 1960 in Landstuhl, Germany to the late Aubrey Chris and Dolores Mae (Woodley) Keeter.

She was married to the love of her life, Ken Springer, on November 24th, 1979.  Over the next 10 years, Melanie became the mother of 5 children, whom she loved with her whole heart. She went on to attain her Bachelors Degree in Education, graduating Summa Cum Laude, from Ohio University and then her Masters Degree in Education from the University of Cincinnati. In addition to being a wonderful Minister's wife, Melanie was an elementary school teacher for 20 years and touched many lives. She spent the last years of her life with her family; traveling and making memories to last a lifetime. Melanie was a living, breathing example of strong faith, hope and love. Her legacy will continue forever.

Melanie is survived by her husband of 38 years, Ken Springer, five children Annie (Jason) Double of Kokomo, IN, Joe (Rachel) Springer of Fredericktown, OH, Jill (Andrew) Beatty of Howard, OH, David (Brittany) Springer of Knoxville, TN, and Lori (Matt) Noland of Marion, OH; two brothers Kenneth C. (Denise) Keeter of Poquoson, VA and John Mark Keeter of Louisville, KY; ten grandchildren Abby, Jack, Rush, Reagan, Jett, Lyla, Silas, Micah, Landry, and Cora.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 9:00-11:00 AM at the Central Christian Church, 17833 Gambier Road, Mount Vernon.  A Celebration of Life Service will begin at 11:00 AM with Mr. John Cutshall officiating.  

The family suggests in lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions be made in Melanie's memory to the Central Christian Church.

The Lasater Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements for the Springer Family.  To share a memory or send a condolence to the family, please visit

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