Mildred K. Scheidler

November 12, 1917 ‒ April 23, 2007

Crawford Co., Ohio

Mildred K. Scheidler, 89, of 125 S. Union Street, Galion, died Monday, Apr. 23, 2007 at OSU/James Cancer Center in Columbus after a brief Illness.

Born Nov. 12, 1917 in Crawford Co., she was the daughter of the late Edwin R. and Laura S. Riddlebaugh Phillips. She was preceded in death on Mar. 16, 1983 by her husband, Lyman L. “Link” Scheidler whom she married on May 29, 1938.

She was a graduate of Iberia High School in 1935. She was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church; Women of Peace Lutheran Church; VFW Post 4329 Auxiliary; American Legion Scarbrough Post 243 Auxiliary and Valley View Golf Course, where she was an avid golfer. She was a seamstress and formerly owned and operated The Sewing Nook for many years and worked at Stratbury Manufacturing Co. She also worked for the Crawford County Board of Elections as a poll worker on election day. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Surviving are two daughters and one son-in-law, Barbara S. Hartwell of Galion and
Marilyn and Jerry Thoman of Sandusky; eight grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Esther Blice of Youngstown, Laura “Irene” Phillips of Arcadia, Calif., S. Jeannette and Jim Rivers of Ft. Wayne, Ind., Lois and Don Rinehart of Galion and Carol and Loren Welch of Lexington and one brother and sister-in-law, Ernest and Helen Phillips of Crestline.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Lorelei Hart; one brother; Gerald Phillips and two sisters, Bertha Beckel and Grace Nelson.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 26, 2007 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Apr. 27, at Peace Lutheran Church with Pastor Ron Keller officiating. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Peace Lutheran Church, 129 West Walnut Street, Galion, Ohio 44833 or to James Cancer Center, 660 Ackerman Rd., Sixth Floor P.O. Box 183112, Columbus, Ohio 43218.