Melinda "Mindy" (Durtschi) Sheriff(1960 - 2013)

Melinda "Mindy" Sheriff, 52, of Mansfield, went home to be with the Lord after a short illness on Feb 4,2013, surrounded by her family.
Born November 29, 1960 to J. Fritz Durtschi and Betty M. Durtschi. She was a graduate of Galion High School Class of 1979 and a member of First United Church Of Christ, Galion.
She was a loving, caring, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, friend and grandma. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her nephew Dominic and granddaughter Sommar. Mindy expressed her creativity through her crafts, drawings and quilting.
She is survived by her father, Fritz Durtschi, son, Dustin Sheriff and fiancé Crystal, daughter and son in law Carol Ann and Roman Keim, brother and sister in law, Tony and Anna Marie Durtschi, sister and brother in law, Adair and Eric Pittman, granddaughter, Sommar Sheriff, long-time love Kenny Sheriff, and her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty M. Durtschi.
A celebration of Mindy's life will be held on Feb 17, 2013 at 3pm at First United Church Of Christ. Galion, Oh. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Homes are assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made for the family at any Chase Bank, under the name of Adair Pittman.
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Published in The Galion Inquirer on Feb. 13, 2013