Corrine “Cookie” Grassel
January 13, 1942 ‒ March 06, 2017
MANSFIELD: Corrine “Cookie” Grassel, 75, of Mansfield passed away, Monday, March 6, 2017 following and extended battle with cancer.
The daughter of John and Katherine (Stehle) Vandlik, Cookie was born January 13, 1942 in Mansfield and graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1960. Locally, Cookie worked as a dental assistant until beginning her family and ultimately retired from Therm-O-Disc after working there 32 years.
Kind hearted and compassionate, Cookie loved animals…all animals, and opened her house to them. She maintained her flower and vegetable gardens, and canned her harvest of vegetables each year. Cookie loved volunteering in the church nursery as well as on the committee for funeral dinners. She was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church and currently a member of Lexington Grace Brethren Church.
She will be remembered for her tremendous love for her children and grandchildren, as well as her generosity and willingness to always lend a helping hand.
She is survived by her husband Dennis Grassel of Mansfield; son David (Beth Anne) DeVine of Powell, daughters Linda (Steven) Robertson of Kernesville, North Carolina, and Julie (Timothy) Stillion of Lexington; grandchildren David (Ellen) DeVine, Brittany Lawrence (fiancé Matthew Phillips), Zachary Robertson, Erin DeVine, Bailee and Abby Stillion; three great grandchildren Hayzel Airella Stillion, Lane Justus Phillips, and Mila Reign Spears; sister Myrna Roth of Maryland; step children Michelle (Tom) Weirich and David Grassel; step grandchildren Brandon Weirich and Sean (Katherine) Weirich; sister-in-law Susan (David) Ferguson; special friends Tee, Carolyn, and Janice, Shirley (Rick) Wiseman; special nieces Debra Kurtz and Denise Haschen; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by siblings Marilyn Kilzer, Charles Vandlik, and Carol Mathias.
A memorial service celebrating the life of Corrine “Cookie” Grassel will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 11 am in Lexington Grace Brethren Church, 215 W Main St, Lexington, OH 44904. The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Grassel family.
Memorial contributions in Cookies memory may be made to Horizon Animal Hospital through the funeral home.
Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:SnyderFuneralHomes.
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