Anna M. “Tootie” Stegman

Aug 6, 1930 - Jul 23, 2013

Anna M. “Tootie” Stegman, 82, of Norwalk, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Norwalk Memorial Home.

She was born Aug. 6, 1930, in Bellevue, daughter of the late Darwin and Elsa (Leber) Andrews and was a lifelong area resident. Anna was a member of St. John United Church of Christ where she had been a member of the church council. She was a former member of Grange. Anna drove school bus for Norwalk City Schools, was a cook at Milan Schools, and had worked at West Baking Company and Durable Mat.

She enjoyed needlework, knitting, crocheting and yard work.

Anna is survived by her children and their partners, Thomas E. and Donna Stegman, of Monroeville, and Karen A. and Ralph Hedrick, of Monroeville. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Shawn Stegman, Jaime Stegman, Kaylin Hedrick, Dave Hedrick, and Kelly Kohler, and by her great-grandchildren, Faye Smith, Kathleen Montion, Julia Kohler, Colleen Kohler, Grady Hedrick, Meghan Hedrick, Davis Hedrick, Ryan Hedrick and Jolee Valliant. Anna is also survived by her sisters, Luetta Prout, of Castalia, Patricia Vassallo, of Sandusky, Linda Brunow, of Sandusky, Bonnie Shelley, of Norwalk, and Katie Shelley of Upper Arlington, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton “Mert” Stegman in 1988 and by her grandson, Matthew Stegman, in 1998.

Friends may call from 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 26, until services at 2:30 p.m. in St. John United Church of Christ, 2712 W. Mason Road, Sandusky. The Rev. Wendy Schindler Chasney will officiate. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John United Church of Christ; the Alzheimer’s Association; the American Heart Association, or to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH.

Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, is in charge of arrangments. Condolences may be shared at