Shirley A. (Leitz) Starlin Lucaa, 72, of Sandusky, died Monday afternoon, Feb. 5, 2007, in Erie County Care Facility, after a lengthy illness.
She was born March 15, 1934, in Willard. She was a 1952 graduate of Huron High School. She retired from General Motors in 1958 after 16 years of service. She also owned and operated rental cottages in Gaylord, Mich., and a motel and coin laundry in Indian Shores, Fla. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church and American LegionAuxiliary Post 83.
Mrs. Lucaa is survived by her daughter, Ann Marie (Chris) Walton of Dallas, Texas; her son, Ronald E. (Louise) Starlin of Florida; two stepdaughters, Donna Jean (Starlin) Dellinger of Sandusky and Sandra Lucaa of Mesquite, Texas; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her sister, Vikkie (Ed) Miller of Huron; three brothers, William (Judy) Weltle of Huron, Melvin L. Weltle of Sandusky and Vincent “Jim” (Barbara) Leitz of Seminole, Fla.; her lifelong friend, Rita Dreschel; an uncle, John Ging of Huron; a cousin, Carole Lumber of Sandusky; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Everett E. Starlin; her second husband, John J. Lucaa; her daughter, Staff Sgt. Yvonne Denise Starlin Thompson Koelsch, U.S. Air Force; her parents, Vincent Leitz and Violet (Rettig) Leitz Weltle Kinsella; and youngest brother, Francis Xavier Leitz.
There will be no visitation. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. June 9, 2007, in Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, with The Rev. Chris Kardzis of Holy Angels Catholic Church officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Angels Catholic Church, 428 Tiffin Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870, or to one’s favorite charity.
Condolences may be sent to grofffuneralhomes.com.