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.
Online condolences at: penwellturner.com