June 6, 2008
NORWALK Ardeth Chupp, 76, of North Fairfield, died late Friday after a three-year battle with cancer.
Chupp served in county government, including the elected offices of county treasurer and county commissioner, for more than 36 years.
She was the county treasurer for many years and was also elected as county commissioner.
Chupp was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Bertha Hall Ross; her husband, Horton Harold "Jack" Chupp; and her brother, Glenn Ross. She is survived by her son John and his wife, Frieda; brother Clair Ross, of Sherrodsville, Ohio; sister Corinne Garner, of Milan, Ohio; two step-sons, five step-grandsons and numerous nieces and nephews.
Chupp enjoyed many roles in her life wife, mother, aunt, public servant, farmer, factory worker, fisherwoman and traveler. She also helped out many individuals and charities throughout her life.
Calling hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, and from noon until the time of the 1 p.m. service Wednesday at the Norwalk First United Methodist Church, 60 West Main Street.
Burial will be at Edwards Grove Cemetery in Ripley Township. Women's groups from the Greenwich and Ripley churches will put on a luncheon for family at friends at the Ripley Church immediately after the burial.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Avenue, Norwalk, 44857; or to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, 44870.