Aug 28, 2015


Joyce V. (Griffin) Scherf, 88, of Sandusky, died Thursday morning in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.

She was the daughter of Thomas and Louise (Shinskey) Griffin of South Amherst. Joyce was a 1937 graduate of Oberlin High School, was a U.S. Army Veteran, had various jobs during the course of her life, baked cakes for many, worked for Kroger delivering medicine, and volunteered for Meals on Wheels.

She is survived by two daughters, Lou Ann Scherf of Sandusky and Sue (Doug) Draper of Carson City, Nevada; two sons Terry (Joyce) Scherf, Sandusky and David (Janice) Scherf, Vickery; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard and Robert Griffin; three half brothers Larry, Dan and Duanne Shinskey.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Scherf; her parents; son, Tom Scherf; two sisters, Elma and Jill Baumeister; and brother, Jack Griffin.

At the request of the deceased there will be no visitation. Memorial services for the family will be held in Ransom Funeral Home of Castalia. Mr. John Paputza will officiate.

Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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