Ann J. Seitz

October 20, 1937 ‒ June 30, 2017

Galion, Ohio


Ann J. Seitz, 79, of Galion passed away Friday, June 30, 2017 at Ohio State Medical Center in Columbus.

Born October 20, 1937 in Bellevue, Ohio, she was the daughter of Harold and Clara (Harrison) Hansen.  She married Edward J. Seitz on July 27, 1958 and he preceded her on August 3, 1990.

She was a graduate of Bellevue High School and received an Associate of Arts degree in Accounting from North Central Ohio Technical College. She was a very active member of Galion First Church of the Nazarene where she has taught Sunday school for over 40 years and served the church in many other ways.  She previously served as a 4-H advisor and enjoyed gardening, crafts, baking, sewing and photography. Ann has worked the local voting polls for over 40 years, a position which she took very seriously and enjoyed.

She is survived by her daughters, Teri (Dave) Moore of Ashland, Lori (Richard) Dixon of Auburndale, Fla., Patti (Carl Libby) Seitz of Fort Worth, Texas; sons, Kris (Carol) Seitz of Bethany, Ill and Dan (Jennifer) Seitz of Ontario, Ohio; grandchildren, Dustin Seitz, Michael Moore, Jennifer Simmerman, Nathaniel and Nicholas Dixon, Amanda, Wesley and Jessica Seitz, Megan Trevino, Brandon Holley, Julia Sherman, Brian, Emily and Allison Seitz; 13 great-grandchildren; 10 siblings, Mary Russell, Frances Pennix, Alice Jackson, Sue Hagsten, Ruth Ryan, Martha, Harold, Harland, Gary and Carl Hansen.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Sandie Seitz and brother, Harlow Hansen.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2017 at the Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Galion First Church of the Nazarene, 777 Fairview Ave., Galion, Ohio. 44833 with Dr. Rick McCartney officiating. Burial will follow at Crawford County Memory Gardens in Crestline.

Memorial contributions may be made to Richland County 4-H in care of the funeral home.

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





  • Ann will truly be missed! She was a remarkable person and enjoyed life to the fullest….always busy!
    We loved her! Our deepest condolences to her family.
    With love and prayers!
    Larry & Linda Veil

  • My deepest condolences to all that loved her. Her family, especially her children who I grew up with, are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Cindy (Wolfe) Phillips

  • Ann was such a special person and our lives are richer because of knowing her! We have very fond memories of her from the times we spect together at the Church of the Nazarene in Galion. Our prayers are with her family during this time of loss.

  • Dan and Jen,
    Please know that your family is in our prayers at this time. Our deepest condolences.

  • Ann was a great person She let her light shine by her service for The Lord, You knew
    She Loved the Lord by her smile. We r thankful for getting to know Ann She truly was
    a blessing to all. She will be missed Greatly. We look forward to seeing her some glad
    day in heaven.