Virginia (Brooks) Olcott

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Nov. 12, 1918 - Aug. 15, 2012

Virginia Albertina (Brooks) Olcott, age 93, of Norwalk, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at her residence.

 She was born November 12, 1918 in Bellevue, Ohio to the late Parson Floyd Brooks and Dora (Miller) Brooks.  The day after peace was declared by World War I, and at the age of two, her family moved from rural Bellevue to rural Norwalk.

 She was a graduate of Norwalk High School and the Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing.  She was an active member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, where she participated in making many quilts for Lutheran World Relief.  She also was a member of the Charity Circle for Bible Study.

 She is survived by her children, John Olcott, Wayne (Gretchen) Olcott and Eunice (Michael) Kessler; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, F. Willard Olcott; brothers, Karl and Theodore; sisters, Elizabeth Rice and Rachel Koch;  and a grandson, Greg Thorley.

Friends may call on Sunday from 2:00 - 5:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Also 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:00 A.M. Monday at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Avenue, Norwalk. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Norwalk.

 Memorial contributions may be sent in her name to The Missionary Fund, 243 Benedict Avenue, Norwalk, OH 44857 or Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or Firelands Red Cross, 300 Central Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870.    Online condolences may be sent to norwalkfuneral.com.