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Erin Leigh PURNHAGEN Obituary
News Death Notice

PURNHAGEN, Erin Leigh Age 40, passed away on April 3, 2015 in Dayton, OH. Born May 9, 1974 in Columbus, OH. Survived by parents, Maxine Purnhagen of Centerville OH and William (Mary) Purnhagen of Chandler AZ, sons James and Alexander, brothers Joseph (Mara) Purnhagen of Chagrin Falls OH and Eric (Kristi) Purnhagen of Centerville, and special friend Richard Layer of Dayton. Also survived by niece Emma and nephews Grant, Henry, Quinn, Elias and August. Erin graduated from Centerville High School, class of 1993, previously living in Columbus and Wheaton, IL. She was employed with several Dayton restaurants for over 20 years and will be remembered fondly as a kind and generous soul by her family and many friends. The family will receive visitors, April 9, 2015, from 5 to 8 pm at TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-FAR HILLS CHAPEL, 5471 Far Hills Avenue at Rahn Road. Private interment will be at a later date in Woodland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that a contribution be made to Help Me Grow Brighter Futures, 2 River Place Suite 400, Dayton, OH 45405. Online condolences may be sent to

Published in Dayton Daily News on Apr. 8, 2015