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Louise R. (Smith) Vance

December 27, 1937 ~ March 28, 2020 (age 82)



Louise R. Vance, age 82, of Louisville, Ohio passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.  She was born December 27, 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Clarence and Rose (Long) Smith. Louise graduated from Berea High School in 1956. Aside from her parents, Louise is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Ken Vance. Louise and Ken were the co-owners of the Turquoise Buffalo Gallery and spent much of their time traveling across the country in their motorhome buying, trading, and selling Native American artifacts and jewelry.  Louise also loved selling her wares at Indian Pow Wows and the numerous “shows” that she attended.  Louise loved hosting monthly sing-a-longs at their home with their family and many friends as well as their yearly “picnic in the park”.  She always enjoyed riding in her many corvettes over the years and caring for her kitties. Louise leaves behind her only son, Ron and Barb Vance; her only granddaughter, Amanda and Brian Wycuff; and her only great-granddaughter Morgan.  She is also survived by brother-in-law, Glenn Vance; sister-in-law Billie Vance; nephews Neil (Becky), Gary, and Michael (Ann) Vance; great-nephews Jeff (Savannah) and Lincoln Vance; and great-niece Veronica Vance. No services are planned at this time.                 Stier-Israel Funeral Home  330-875-1414

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