Shirley Ann Shimp

April 06, 1944 ‒ May 27, 2019

Marion, Ohio

Shirley Ann Shimp, age 75 of Marion, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 from a long-term illness.

Shirley was born on April 6, 1944 in Wheeling, WV, the daughter of Forest and Maud E. (Edwards) Steinhour. She was a long-time resident of Galion and Marion Ohio. Shirley was united in marriage to Fred Shimp on September 27, 1985 and he preceded her in death on October 12, 1989.

She is survived by her 5 children: David A. Witschi of Marion, Vincent E. (Michelle) Shimp of Marion, Troy A. Witschi of Ashland, KY, Ray (Leslie) Witschi of Sheritan, Michigan, Laurie A. (Jeff) Witschi-Parkinson of Green Bay,  Wisconsin; 19 Grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren;  4 nephews and 5 nieces; and a brother Ivan (Donna) Sulser-Steinhour of Blanchard, OK

Shirley is preceded in death by her husband Fred, her parents Forest and Maud Steinhour, both sets of grandparents, 3 sisters, a brother, a granddaughter, and a nephew.

Memorial services will be Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Kirkpatrick Church of Christ, 5154 Columbus-Sandusky Road North, Marion at 1PM with Pastor Don Kelley officiating.

The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to be assisting the family with arrangements.

  • I offer my sincere condolences to your family during this extremely difficult time. Continue to lean upon family and friends for support. God offers us comfort and hope at Revelation 21:4 when we mourn during occasions like these. May you find the peace and strength needed to endure the days ahead.

  • As much as I miss you Mom I understand that God wanted to take you home. He has your home ready in Heaven and you wanted to go to that place he had prepared for you. Thanks for being so sweet and understanding to all of your children. God called and you answered. Rest in peace and I will always remember you.

  • Mom I really miss you and love you so much but God took you home rest in peace and I hope you see grandma and grandpa

  • Grandma,
    I am so very happy your no longer in pain an suffering. I’m at peace that your with my Best Friend Jesus. When I needed you the most through the horrific days of a child I endured, I called upon Jesus to comfort me. I am honored to have you apart of my life. Spread your wings and watch over us. I miss our talks on the phone, the way we connected in so many ways, and the strength you were able to show us. You will forever live inside me. Sending you all my love, hugs, & kisses from Earth to Heaven!

    Love You Always,
    Natasha Cornett

  • Grandma,
    I will forever miss you and picking on you and the way you laugh and just how beautiful you are. Fly with your beautiful set of wings and i know you will be watching over all of us till we see you again. Give everyone hugs and kisses for me!

    Harley Thompson