Judith A. Lipstraw

Feb 2, 1938 - Jan 12, 2013


Judith A. “Judy” Lipstraw, 74, of Graytown, Ohio, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, Ohio. 

She was born in Port Clinton on Feb. 2, 1938, the daughter of Glenn V. and Evelyn M. (Franck) Schultz. Judy was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oak Harbor, and was a homemaker. She greatly enjoyed cooking and making all kinds of Christmas cookies with her granddaughters, but most importantly, she was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

On June 15, 1957, she married James Lipstraw, and he survives. Also surviving are her sons, Jeff Lipstraw, Columbus, Ohio, Mike (Barb) Lipstraw, Sandusky, and Randall G. Lipstraw, Port Clinton; brothers, Roger (Janet) Schultz and Charles (Karen) Schultz, both of Oak Harbor, and grandchildren, Kevin, Kimberlee, and Emily Lipstraw. 

 Judy was preceded in death by her parents; and her daughter-in-law, Tina Lipstraw.

Friends and family are invited to call from 2-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Crosser Funeral Home, Oak Harbor, where the family will be present from 2-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oak Harbor, with Pastor Debra Domeier officiating. Interment will be in Limestone Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, the Parkinson’s Foundation, or Stein Hospice.  

Condolences may be shared with Judy’s family at crosserfuneralhome.com.