Wednesday, July 8th, 2009
Gertrude "Floy" Whetstone, 80, formerly of 03288 Easterly Road, St.Marys, died at 8:25 a.m. July 7, 2009, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg.
She was born Dec. 5, 1928, in Mendon to Charles and Bertha Werts Snyder. On Sept. 3, 1949, she married Glen E. Whetstone, who died Dec. 8, 2006.
Surviving are two daughters Pamela Kay Whetstone, Northwood, and Mitchi Lee Collette, Elmore; a sister, Kathryn (Glenn) Harner, Mendon; a brother, Von Dean (Esther) Snyder, Celina; a grandson and a great-grandson.
Deceased are a brother, Carl Snyder; and step-siblings, Eldon Snyder, Evelyn McCain, Marie Bennett, Dorothy Love and William Springer.
She worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, and retired after 19 years as a cook for East Elementary School, both in St. Marys. She was a 1946 graduate of Mendon High School and a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Wapakoneta. She served as a 4-H advisor for many years and was unofficial mother to the members of the Toledo Rain women's professional football team.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Shawn Morris, officiating. Burial is at the Elm Grove Cemetery, St.Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Condolences can be left at www. millerfuneralhomes.net.
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