Nylas A. Kimberlin, 78, of Castalia, died Thursday morning, Jan. 31, 2013, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness.
She was born Jan. 18, 1935, in Middlesboro, Ky., and worked as a clerk at Kresge and Woolworths for many years.
She enjoyed playing the organ and piano, reading books, and watching her orchids grow around the house. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Ralph Kimberlin; daughter, Margie (Michael) Schippel, of Sandusky; two sons, Dennis Kimberlin, of Castalia, and Robert Kimberlin, of Sandusky; two grandchildren, Amy Schippel and Tom Schippel; two great-grandchildren, Tyler Schippel and Logan Schippel; sister, Sharon Verrechio, of Port Orange, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Nylas was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Faye Venable, June Ellison and Vicki Lynn O'dell; and brother, Walter O'dell Jr.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, until services at 11 a.m. at Ransom Funeral Home, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia. Burial will be in Castalia Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to One's favorite charity.
Condolences may be shared with the family at ransomfuneralhome.com.