Grace M. Scheid, 90, of Milan, passed away late Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
Grace was born Dec. 15, 1921, in Norwalk, daughter of the late Clarence and Florence (Blinzley) Gamble.
Grace was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church Altar and Rosary Society and Norwalk Eagles. In her spare time, Grace enjoyed reading, traveling, camping, playing cards, square dancing and spending time with her family. She will be remembered and missed by all who loved her.
Grace is survived by her husband of 71 years, Clifford Scheid, whom she married Sept. 27, 1941; her two daughters, Jacqueline (William) Downing, of Norwalk, and Kathryn (Joel) Poyer, of Berlin Heights; three sons, Brian (Claire) Scheid, of Norwalk, Steven (Jane) Scheid, of Milan, and Daniel (Annette) Scheid, of Norwalk. She was a devoted grandmother to 15 lucky grandchildren who now have many happy memories of their grandma; and numerous great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers, Eugene and Alvin Gamble; numerous cousins; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Grace is preceded in death by her sisters, Jane Ward, Dolores Horner, and Mary Lou Ridge; and her brothers, Leroy Gamble and Charles Gamble in infancy.
Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1 South Main St., Milan, where prayers will be recited at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 130 S.Main St., Milan. Burial will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Milan.
Memorial Contributions in Grace’s memory may be made to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 130 S. Main St., Milan, OH 44846; or to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at grofffuneralhomes.com.