Florence Mary “Flossie” Doughty, 87, of Norwalk, passed away on Thursday morning, June, 13, 2013, in her home surrounded by her family.
She was born Sept. 11, 1925, in Bismark, Ohio, daughter of the late John and Monica (Brobst) Elmlinger. Florence was a homemaker, babysitter for her grandchildren, and formerly worked at Rotary Printing Company, Norwalk, during World War II.
She was a member of St. Mary-Mother of the Redeemer Catholic Church in Norwalk.
Florence is survived by her children, daughter, Barbara Doughty; sons, Michael (Michelle) Doughty, Dennis (Kris) Doughty, and David (Rhonda) Doughty, all of Norwalk; and her grandchildren, Andrew(Yana) Doughty, Alison and Alex Doughty, Christopher, Matthew, Nicholas A, and Sarah Doughty, Courtney Seitz, Brittany (Brian) Belcher, and John Seitz. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Adalee and Soloman Belcher, and by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles O. Doughty; an infant daughter, Jeanne Marie Doughty; her parents, John F. and Monica F. Elmlinger; her brothers, Herman J. Elmlinger, Edward A. Elmlinger, Charles J. Elmlinger, Charles P. Elmlinger, Monsignor Herbert L. Elmlinger and John E. Elmlinger; and by her sisters, Sr. M. Roseanne Elmlinger, Estella M. Shank, Sr. M. Lillian Elmlinger, Rita M. Miller and Margaret M. Wilhelm.
Friends may call 2-5 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June17, at St. Mary-Mother of the Redeemer Catholic Church, 38 W. League St., Norwalk. The Rev. Anthony Recker will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to St. Mary-Mother of the Redeemer Catholic Church.
Condolences may be shared at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.