Emily J. (Askins) Straw
Emily J. (Askins) Straw, age 47, of Shelby, died Monday, November 22, 2010 at
Med Central Mansfield Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born June 28, 1963 in Lima, Ohio the daughter of the late Ray and Ruth
(Irwin) Askins. Emily was a graduate of Mansfield Christian High School and
received a bachelor’s degree from Otterbein University with a major in opera
performance. Emily was a cat lover – currently having five. She was a homemaker
and enjoyed baking. She was a former employee of Mansfield Memorial Homes and
was a member of the Shelby Eagles.
Emily is survived by her husband: Kenneth Straw and his daughter Janelle Straw;
a brother: Mark (Robin) Askins of Overland Park, Kansas; a sister: Stephanie
(Phil) Peters of Las Vegas; Nephews: Luke and Matthew Askins; sisters-in-law:
Lorraine Straw of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Christine Straw of Milwaukee,
Friends may call on Saturday, November 27, 2010 from 2-4 PM at the Turner
Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to
the family and left in care of the funeral home. On-line condolences may be made