Evelyn “Grandma Shorty” Gallion

December 28, 1930 ‒ October 25, 2020

Loudonville, Ohio

Evelyn “Grandma Shorty” Gallion passed away peacefully Sunday morning, October 25, 2020, in her home surrounded by her family. She was 89.

She was born on December 28, 1930, to parents Lester & Magdalena (Kessler) Stahlecker in Sandyville, Ohio, and attended Sandyville High School. She then married Charles “Chet” Gallion on July 17th, 1948.

Evelyn worked as a cook at the Mohican Juvenile Correction Facility for many years until retiring in 1995.

Evelyn was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary. Her spare time was always spent with her family. Evelyn’s whole life revolved around her kids and grandkids and she will be deeply missed by them all.

She is survived by her children Connie (Douglas) Herman of Perrysville, Kathy Jo Oswalt of Perrysville, and Michael (Christina) Gallion of Lakeville; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son William F. Gallion; her daughter Beverly Squires; son-in-law Scott Oswalt; the father of her children Charles “Chet” Gallion; brothers Victor and Lawrence Stahlecker; and a sister Margaret “Peg” Reagan.

Grandma Shorty’s family will receive friends Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Snyder Funeral Home- Lindsey Chapel, Loudonville, with a funeral service immediately at 3 p.m. Rev. Howard Burnett will officiate and burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Contributions in Evelyn’s memory to Southern Care Hospice may be made at the funeral home or mailed to 41 Briggs Drive, Ontario, OH 44906.

Snyder Funeral Home- Lindsey Chapel is honored to serve Evelyn’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com

  • May the memories of Shorty help you get through the difficult times. I worked with Shorty at Mohican she was a great coworker ..

  • Always welcoming us into her home when connie and i were in grade school. Always a smile and a little bit of orneriness. Her family was well blessed to have her on their side. Rest in peace ms. Evelyn. <3

  • We’re so very sorry for your loss. May you always cherish your memories and feel the ever-present arms of Jesus holding you up and bringing you comfort.

  • Shorty & I worked together at Mohican Juvenile. She was so much fun to work with because she always had a smile. We were also birthday buddies since our birthdays were the same day. Special prayers of comfort to all the family. She will truly be missed.

  • To all the family of Aunt Shorty you Will be in my prayers and thoughts during this time of need. Peace be with all of you. ❤️🙏❤️