Alice C. Utter

March 24, 1926 ‒ February 10, 2017

Galion, Ohio

Alice C. Utter, 90, of Galion passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 at Mill Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation in Galion.

She was born March 24, 1926 in Wabash, Indiana and was the daughter of Arthur V. and Alice (York) Correll. On August 26, 1946 she married Robert L. Utter and they enjoyed 49 years of marriage until his passing on February 2, 1996.

Alice retired after working as a home care nurse for many years. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and devoted grandmother. Alice enjoyed flower gardening, camping and mushroom hunting in Ohio and Michigan. She never met a stranger and loved old classic country music. Alice cherished the many family reunions where all her family would play various instruments. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and the AMVETS 1979 ladies auxiliary of Galion.

Alice is survived by children Robert Lee (Kerry) Utter Jr. of Berlin Heights, Brenda Taylor of Galion and Linda (Ted) Reece of Mt. Gilead; 7 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; a sister Georgie Miller of Oklahoma and her companion for 20 years whom she made her home with, Kent Jones.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a son David A. Utter; a grandson; a sister and eight brothers.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Shauck Cemetery in Johnsville with Rev. Joe Stafford officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crawford County Humane Society in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Alice Utter, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • Alice and my mom were great friends. I have fond memories of Alice, she was such a sweet lady! RIP. I hope her family can find peace in beautiful memories!

    Karrie (Enderle) Starr

  • Alice was a member of our Crimson Cardinal Red Hat Society. We enjoyed her ready smile and friendly conversation. We will miss her and hope the family has many great memories of good times together as our group has of her.

    Queen Jan Riddlebaugh and our Red Hat Members

  • Alice always had a smile and a kind word to say every day when I delivered her mail. My deepest sympathy to Kent.

  • So sorry for your loss. Your mother was such a special lady. I will always remember spending time with her and your father. The good ole Johnsville days when we all had fun. She will be missed. The Greene Family sends love to all.

  • grandma utter you were so nice to me and every time I would see you….you would never let me go home without something to eat. I miss you so much and I hope you are ok in the lord’s hands.I promise I will always love you and you will always be in my heart.and I am sure everyone else feels the same grandma.I miss you so much you are my favorite in the world.this is your you great great,grandson Brendan Micheal Utter

  • I have only known Alice a few years; however it seemed we knew each other for many years. She had such a soft caring voice. I met her through Kent; growing up we were neighbors and it seemed that we were family. Alice was a special lady. I pray that you find peace knowing she is in a special place.

    Shirley D. Robinson