Shirley Ann Gratz, 89, of Russells Point, OH passed away Monday afternoon, September 12, 2022, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, OH.
Shirley was born on March 4, 1933, in Bingville, OH, a daughter of the late Ivan and Julia Newland. She married Dwight Edward Gratz on February 10, 1952, in Ridgeway, OH and he preceded her in death on July 19, 2019. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Elnora Neal.
Shirley is survived by her son, Ivan Eddie (Kimberly) Gratz, grandson, Austin (Kasey) Gratz, great grandson, Levi Thomas Gratz, two brothers-in-law, Ralph Gratz and Karl Gratz, and several nieces and nephews including nieces, Tammy James, and Barbara Zahller.
Shirley was a 1951 graduate of Waynesfield High School. She worked for several years in the Indian Lake School System as a school and superintendent secretary. She was a devoted wife for 67 years. She loved traveling with her husband and spending time at their winter home in Cortez, FL.
Funeral services will begin at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., Lakeview with visitation from 11-1. Burial is in Walnut Hill Cemetery, New Hampshire, OH.
Memorial contributions may be given in Shirley’s memory to Logan County Cancer Society c/o Mary Rutan Hospital.
Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview, OH. Condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com.