Helen G. Overmyer

Jan 1, 1918 - Nov 23, 2012


Helen G. Overmyer, 94, of Norwalk, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in Norwalk Memorial Home.

She was born Jan. 1, 1918, in Monroeville, daughter of the late John H. Gumbert and Ruby (Armstrong) Gumbert. She was a 1935 graduate of Monroeville High School and worked on the family farm. She sold Avon products for years. After 1968 she moved to Norwalk and was a highway patrol dispatcher for more than 10 years.

She was a lifetime member of St. Peter Lutheran Church where she was involved on committees and the Women’s Circle. She enjoyed baking, knitting, crocheting, traveling, going to casinos and playing cards . She was a member of the Maple City Garden Club.

She is survived by her loving daughters, Kay Baum, of Norwalk, and Norma (Jim) Schafer, of Norwalk; granddaughters, Jacqui (Jim) Visintine, of Ashland, Jennifer Baum, of Norwalk, and Kim (Jeff) Alt, of Norwalk; great-grandsons, Jake Visintine, Josef Alt and Noah Alt; and a sister-in-law, Jean Bores of San Diego.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Overmyer, in 1961; brother, John A. Gumbert; and a son-in-law, Larry Baum.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, until services at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Ave., Norwalk. The Rev. Roger Harms will officiate. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Monroeville.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Peter Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, OH 44857 or Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

Arrangements are by Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk.