Frances E. (Sitterly) Osborn, 76, of Monroeville, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in her home.
She was born Jan. 15, 1937, in Norwalk, daughter of the late Clarence J. and Bernice A. (Wechter) Sitterly and was a lifelong area resident. Frances retired from Norwalk Furniture in 1999 with 34 years of service and was the former owner of J & S. Ceramics and the Craft Connection, both in Monroeville.
She enjoyed playing Bingo, gardening, baking, fishing, and spending time with her family and special friends, Sue Hopkins, of Bellevue, and the late Stella Claus.
Frances is survived by her children and their partners, Michael Stephen and Lori Kleinowski, of Duluth, Ga., Larry A. Osborn and Jan Ross, of Monroeville, Terry L. Osborn, of Sandusky, Cynthia L. Osborn and Eric Clause, of Monroeville, Virgil L. Osborn, of Monroeville, and Kimberly A. and Thomas Meesig, of Monroeville; her grandchildren, Brittany, Steffany, Carly, Derrick, Melissa, Crystal, Trisha, Logan and Alan; and by her great-grandchildren, Austin and Stella. She is also survived by her siblings and their spouses, Ruth and Frank Fox, of Sandusky, Helen and Larry McGuckin, of Collins, Ohio, Donna Myers (the late Donald Myers), of California, Robert and Mary Sitterly, of Monroeville, Mary and Jake Hinkle, of Norwalk, Sharon Sitterly Valeriane, of Russell, Texas, James and Joan Sitterly, of Norwalk, Michael and Jill Sitterly, of Monroeville, Dennis and Martha Sitterly, of Norwalk, Marie and Rodney Chandler, of Wakeman, Donald and Rebecca Sitterly, of Norwalk, Thomas and LouAnne Sitterly, of Monroeville, and Eugene and Mary Sitterly, of Norwalk, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call 2-6 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 3, at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St., Norwalk. The Rev. Kenneth Morman will officiate. Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. Condolences may be made at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.