Weeb Ewbank's wife, Lucy, dies at 105 in Ohio

Husband coached the Baltimore Colts from 1954 to 1962

January 18, 2012|Baltimore Sun staff

Lucy Ewbank, wife of former Baltimore Colts coach Weeb Ewbank, died Monday in The Knolls of Oxford (Ohio). She was 105. Her husband died in 1998.

He coached the Colts from 1954 to 1962, winning championships in 1958 and 1959. He also coached the New York Jets. He went into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1978.

According to a news release from Miami University in Oxford, where her husband was an athlete and coach, Mrs. Ewbank is survived by her daughters; Luanne Spenceley, Nancy (Charles) Winner, Jan Hudson; 8 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. at the Ogle & Paul R. Young Funeral Home in Oxford. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Knolls of Oxford Benevolent Fund, Knolls of Oxford Employee fund or Vitas Hospice. Condolences may be sent online to smithoglefuneralhome.com.

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