Mary H. Retzke

Jul 14, 2014

June 21, 1922 Dec. 30, 2006

SANDUSKY Mary H. Retzke, 84, of Sandusky and Lakeside, died unexpectedly Saturday morning in her home.

She was born June 21, 1922, in Sandusky. She was a graduate of Sandusky High School and was employed by Dr. Kromer in Sandusky prior to the birth of her son.

She loved antiques, and co-owned Walnut Antiques with her husband in Lakeside near their cottage. She was a member of the Lakeside Trade Association and the Lakeside Historical Society. She was also a member of the former Calvary Episcopal Church in Sandusky.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Robert C. Retzke; and a son, Timothy Retzke of Norwalk.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Mary (Kubach) Hammond; and her siblings, Clarence Hammond, Alice Gosser, Ralph Hammond Jr., Anna Bickley and Tom Hammond.

Private graveside services will be held in Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky. Groff Funeral Home in Sandusky is handling the arrangements.