Esther N. Beitzel

December 18, 1924 ‒ January 03, 2016

Sunbury, Ohio

Esther N. Beitzel, 91, of Crestline passed away Sunday afternoon, January 3, 2016 at Country View of Sunbury where she had been a resident for the past four years.

She was born December 18, 1924 in Nova, Ohio and was the daughter of Ira M. and Blance (Sponsler) Rickett. Esther married Stanton Beitzel in March 1948 and he preceded her in death in March of 1989.

She was a member of the Blooming Grove Seventh Day Adventist Church. Esther was a homemaker and also taught elementary school in Youngstown and Blooming Grove. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, baking and sewing.

She is survived by children, Peggy Dewey of Galion, Edward (Pamela) Beitzel of Niles, Michigan, Judy (Mark) West of Galion, Kenneth Beitzel of Mansfield, Sandra Luckey of Benton Harbor, Michigan, Keith (Penny) Beitzel of Mt. Vernon and Roger (Kathy) Beitzel of Aurora, Illinois; 13 grandchildren and 12great-grandchilren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a sister and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held Saturday at 3:00 p.m.. Burial will be in Blooming Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.

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

  • We are so sorry to hear the passing of a true Saint Esther N. Beitzel. She was always a delight to be around even after her stroke. She will be deeply missed by me. She even liked my accordion concerts.
    “And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.” Revelation 14:13 Our prayers are for all the Beitzel family.

    Pastor Baldwin and Carol, Blooming Grove SDA Church

  • I am sorry for your loss.. I enjoyed taking care of her,for the time that I did and feel very blessed that you gave me the opportunity to be part of her life. Sending prayers from my family to yours.

  • my condolences on the death of your mom. she was a good person. it has been a long time since I have seen her but I have fond memories of her. you are all in my prays.

  • We are sorry to hear of the passing of momma Esther. We will keep the family in our thoughts and prayers.

  • my thoughts,prayers, and love to all at the passing of aunt esther. she will be missed greatly.