BRISTOLVILLE - Louise C. Durst, 94, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Dec. 25, 1917, in Bristolville, the daughter of the late Glen Clark and the late Lelah Smalley Clark.
Louise graduated from the Bristol Local Schools and had worked as school bus driver for the Fairhaven Schools for more than 20 years.
She was a lifetime member of North Bristol Christian Church and enjoyed spending her time with her family and her cats.
Louise is survived by three sons, David Durst of Branchland, W.Va., Edd (Kathy) Durst of McDonald, Pa., and Ronald (Pearl) Durst of Bristolville; three daughters, Cathey (Al) Klouda of Bristolville, Kay (Ken) Weeks of Bristolville and Linda Wyatt of Bristolville; a daughter-in-law, Joy Durst of Waldorf, Md., 23 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Her husband, Leland S. Durst, whom she married on April 17, 1937, preceded her in death on April 18, 1974.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Leland Jr. and Walter Durst; a daughter-in-law, Judy Durst; and a brother.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Shafer-Winans Funeral Chapel in Cortland. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will again receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be at the Hillside Cemetery in Cortland.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Louise's memory to the North Bristol Christian Church, 1955 Hyde Oakfield Road, Bristolville, OH 44402.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.shaferwinanschapel.com.