Mary H. Retzke, 84, of Sandusky and Lakeside, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, Dec. 30, 2006, in her home.
She was born June 21, 1922, in Sandusky. She was a graduate of Sandusky High School and was employed by Dr. Kromer in Sandusky prior to the birth of her son. Mary loved antiques and co-owned Walnut Antiques with her husband in Lakeside near their cottage.
Mrs. Retzke was a member of Lakeside Trade Association and the Lakeside Historical Society. She was also a member of the former Calvary Episcopal Church in Sandusky.
Mary is survived by her husband of 58 years, Robert C. Retzke, and her son, Timothy Retzke of Norwalk.
Her parents, Ralph and Mary (Kubach) Hammond, and her siblings, Clarence Hammond, Alice Gosser, Ralph Hammond Jr., Anna Bickley and Tom Hammond, preceded her in death.
Private graveside services will be at Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky. Groff Funeral Home, Sandusky, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to one's favorite charity.