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Annabell May Fatzinger

Annabell May Fatzinger, 87, of Tiffin, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at her residence in Tiffin.

She was born April 18, 1932, in Tiffin, to Orville R. and Hilda M. (Fruth) Wertz. She married Paul E. Fatzinger Aug. 12, 1950, and he preceded her in death Sept. 27, 1994.

Other survivors include her children, Pauline Smith of Tiffin, Edward (Roberta) Fatzinger of Tiffin, Jerry (Judy Bender) Fatzinger of Bucyrus and Barbara (Mark) DeBarbrie of Tiffin; eight grandchildren, Kiesha (Brendon) Ruth, Kaleigh (Brett) Krupp, Kari (Javan) Rowe, Kyle (Amor Reis) Smith, Casey (George) Chatzidakis, Grant (Jessica Wolfe) Fatzinger, Corey DeBarbrie and Collin DeBarbrie; eight great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Eden, Adelayde, Hayes, Beckett, Alivia, Tyson and Ella; a brother, Alton (Barb) Wertz of Bloomville; and two sisters, Judy (Donald) May of Sycamore and Bonnie Zellner of Bloomville.

Annabell was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Roy and Don Wertz; two sisters, Lucille Fatzinger and Marjorie May; and son-in-law, Roger Smith.

Annabell had a love for painting, ceramics, doll making, cake decorating, genealogy, gardening and scrapbooking. Her talents were endless. Her beautiful quilting projects will be treasured by all who have received them. Her precise attention to detail was present in each and every creative endeavor. Above all, Annabell loved her family. The joy her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren brought her was evident at each family gathering. Annabell hosted holidays well into her 80’s, with her home serving as the gathering spot for all those she loved, and all those that loved her in return. Her quiet compassion and warmth was felt the moment you were in her presence.

Visitation for family and friends will be 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR. 19, Bloomville.

Funeral for Annabell will begin at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bloomville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Allen Eiry Senior Center.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lindseyoldsfh.com.