Mary Justine Shimel, 86, of Tiffin, died Friday morning, Aug. 16, 2013, at St. Francis Home.
She was born June 27, 1927, in Tiffin, to John and Eva Fern (Cooper) Sullivan. On Aug. 18, 1961, she married Byron H. Shimel and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Holly (Craig) Laskey of Mich.; two sons, Mike (Pamela) Biller of UT, and Larry (Deborah) Shimel, of Maumee; two step-children Darrell (Norma) Shimel and Janet (Robert) Byerly, both of Ca.; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband; and three grandchildren.
Mary was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church. She retired in 1987 from Mercy Hospital, Grayling, Mich., where she worked as a registered nurse. Mary loved reading, playing the piano, holidays with family and visiting with friends.
A memorial service will be at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Harmony United Methodist Church and St. Francis Home.
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent and the guest book signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.