Lynn Marie (Boff) Mintz

Lynn Marie (Boff) Mintz, 54, of Gibsonburg, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at the home of her father.

She was born March 15, 1959, in Fostoria, to Edwin and Faith (Needles) Boff. Lynn was a 1977 graduate of Lakota High School and received a medical-nursing degree from Bowling Green State University School of Nursing. She worked in her profession at several area facilities including as an LPN at Fremont Memorial Hospital, surgical assistant at Fremont Eye Center and Tiffin Eye Center with Dr. Wade Young, and mostly recently with OptiVue, Oregon, and Gibsonburg Pharmacy.

Lynn was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Gibsonburg. She was a former member of the Ohio Paint Horse Association and the Tri-State Rodeo Association and the Bradner American Legion Auxiliary. Lynn enjoyed horse showmanship, outdoor activities, traveling, hunting, fishing, riding motorcycle and spending time with friends. She fought cancer for years and strongly and avidly supported programs aimed at finding a cure.

Surviving are her father, Ed, and stepmother, Lindie; son, Craigory Scott (Ashley) Mintz of Gibsonburg; former husband, Les (Cathi Smith) Mintz, one granddaughter and one stepgrandson, all of Gibsonburg; and special friend, Ron Youngs of Bradner.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Visitation will be 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Herman-Kinn-Veh Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Gibsonburg.

Her funeral will begin at 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Brenda Hurley-Shank officiating. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the funeral.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice of Sandusky or to the Ovarian Cancer Connection in Lynn’s memory.

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