Jan. 4, 1921 -- Sept. 6, 2012
Estella M. Van Compernolle, 91, of Norwalk, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center, Norwalk.
She was born January 4, 1921 in Millersville, Ohio the daughter of Edward A. and Clara R. (Nieset) Walby. She married Cyril H. Van Compernolle on June 8, 1940 in Millersville; He preceded her in death in 1984.
Estella was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Norwalk and formerly a member of St. Joseph's Church, Monroeville.
She enjoyed quilting, playing piano, harmonica and reading. She also loved nature and spending time working in her garden She cherished time spent with her grandchildren and has left them with many fond memories.
She is survived by her daughters, Doris (Charles) Bauer of Monroeville and Rita Smith-Mercer of Norwalk; One Granddaughter, Cheryl (Rob) Good of Norwalk; Seven Grandsons: Dan (Tonia) Smith, Chris (Christine) Smith of Monroeville, Dean (Jeannie) Smith of Tampa, FL, Ed Smith of Kenton, OH, Paul (Crystal) Smith of Sandusky, OH, Andy Bauer of Monroeville, and John (Holly) Bauer of Norwalk; 20 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren and a brother, Herman (Mary) Walby of California
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her sister, Edna Walby and son-in-law, Bob Mercer.
Friends will be received on Monday, September 10, 2012 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 66 Chapel Street, Monroeville. Burial will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Stein Hospice; Saint Paul Catholic Church, Norwalk; or St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Monroeville.
Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.foosfuneral.com