Agnes M. Pickett, 95, of Norwalk, died Wednesday, July 26, 2007, in Gaymont Nursing Center.
She was born Oct. 1, 1911, in Huron County to Frederick and Anna (Manlet) Bischoff, now deceased. She lived in this area her entire life. She was a 1929 graduate of St. Paul High School and attended Bowling Green State University. She was a life long member of St. Paul Catholic Church where she was the lector at the 11 a.m. Mass until her late 80s.
She was a member of St. Paul Altar and Rosary Society Former Regent, was active in the Norwalk Business and Professional Women becoming district director, a secretary to Huron County Mental Health Center, volunteered at Christie Lane, worked for both the Norwalk and Sandusky Sears stores and was bar manager of the Norwalk K of C in her later years. She enjoyed bowling and was a member of the Hits for Misses League for more than 25 years, a member of the Berlin Heights Bridge Club and an avid crossword puzzle player. She was also the first woman to be inducted into Norwalk Elks 730.
She is survived by son, Philip L. Pickett of Norwalk; daughters, Lynne (Thomas) Kramer of Maumee and Sara "Sally" (Cise) Hoffman of Huron; six grandchildren; five step grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 17 step-great grandchildren; and six great-great-step grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Lynch of Lakewood and Alma Wood of Norwalk.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Philip; daughter-in-law, Jeanne Pickett; and sisters, Thelma Stoll, Pauline Simon and Florence Booth.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday in Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where prayer services will be 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk, with the Rev. David Cirata officiating. Burial will be in St. Alphonsus Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to St. Paul Church, Lucas County Special Olympics, 3350 Hill Ave., Toledo, OH 43607; or to the donor's favorite charity.
Condolences may be sent to edwalkerfuneralhome.com.