Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Naomi Ransom

Naomi Ransom, age 86, died Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Mill Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation in Galion. Naomi was formerly of Shelby but lived the majority of her life in Crawford County.

Naomi was born February 19, 1930 in Sandusky Township, Crawford County, the daughter of the late Charles E. and Fern C. (Bilsing) Magers. She was a cook and waitress her entire life having worked in various places throughout Crawford County. She retired in 1990. Naomi was a member of First Lutheran Church in Shelby and enjoyed playing bingo and euchre.

Namoi is survived by a son: Leslie E. (Laurie) Kanis of Mansfield; 2 daughters: Sharon L. (Jerry “Bones”) Kessler of Shelby and Roberta L. (Richard) Brand of Arizona; 4 granddaughters: Melissa (Jason) Snow, Caroline (Shane) White, Codi (Derrick) Martin, Courtney Kessler; 5 great grandchildren: Mercedes, Carter, Triston, Hayden, Calli Rose; a brother: James W. (Jan) Magers of Shelby; and a sister: Evelyn (Glen) Weible of Indiana. In addition to her parents, Naomi was preceded in death by a granddaughter: Amy Kanis; a brother: Charles Magers; and 3 sisters: Ruth Mack, Esther Cahill, and Eleanor Hench.

Family and friends are welcome on Monday, January 30, 2017 from 5-7 pm at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 am. Pastor Rus Yoak will officiate and burial will follow in Sandusky Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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  1. Ron & Terri Brown says:

    Sharon, So sorry to read of your mother’s passing. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  2. Rick and Christy says:

    You are in our prayers, we are sorry for your loss.

  3. Les Emig says:

    Les,Sharon, Roberta,
    I just heard the news of your mothers passing. She was an excellent mama, and truly treated me like her own son. I remember how she opened her heart and her home to me…many years ago. What good times we all shared at the home in Crestline and on the farm. My prayers are and will always be with all of you.

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