Florence H. Silcox, 94, of Norwalk, Ohio, passed away Tuesday evening, April 29, 2014 in Twilight Gardens Home.
She was born April 2, 1920 in Havana, Ohio to the late George N. and Myerl R. (Perry) Baker, and was a lifelong area resident. Florence was the Valedictorian of the North Fairfield High School Class of 1937.
She was a member of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Norwalk, Ohio, and was a former employee of Schild’s IGA in Norwalk, Ohio.
Florence enjoyed playing cards, bingo, reading, embroidery, baking, and studying her Bible, and spending time with her family. She is survived by her daughters and sons in law, Yvonne and Daniel Obringer of Norwalk, Ohio, and Mary and Thomas Osborn of Keystone Heights, Florida. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Kathleen Miller, Amy (Sean) Berry, Jeffrey (Amy) Obringer, and Gregory (Ann) Obringer, and by her great grandchildren, Colleen, Erica, and Kennan Miller, Larissa, Alaina, Ian, Brenna, Anessa, Sela, and Mara Berry, Colin, Quinn, Matigan, Samantha, Sydney, Blake, Garrett, and Eli Obringer. Florence was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar A. Silcox in 1998, and by her sister, Vernice Roth.
Friends may call on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. in St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Avenue, Norwalk, Ohio. Rev. David Connor will officiate. Interment will be in St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery in Pontiac.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, or to St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church. Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made by going to www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.