Martha Steagall(1938 - 2014)

Martha A. Tilton Steagall

SHELBY: Martha A. Tilton Steagall, 76, of Shelby, passed away Monday, May 05, 2014, at Crestwood Care Center following a lengthy illness.

Martha was born on February 4, 1938 in Plymouth, OH to Rex G. Tilton and Evelyn L. Garrett Poole. Martha worked for many years at Essex Wire. She loved to play bingo with her two best friends, Sally and Jenny, and they preceded her in death.

She is survived by five children, Margie (Jack) Hamm of Mansfield, Marie Milligan of Delaware, OH, Michael (Rhonda) Steagall and Mitchell (Judy) Steagall, all of Boyd, TX, and Miracle Ann Mauk of Mansfield; ten grandchildren, Jacob, Keith (Liz) Duniver, Danielle, Lance, Stephanie, Jordan, Meagan, Amanda, Scott, and Juston; fourteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Vicki Bollinger of Mansfield; one brother, Dennis James Poole of Ashley, OH; one sister-in-law, Diane Tilton of Mansfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Lawrence Tilton and William and Donna Tilton; one brother-in-law, Jim Bollinger; and one son-in-law, Ron "Chip" Milligan.

The family gives a very special thanks to all the aides at Crestwood Care Center for their wonderful job with Martha and to the staff at MedCentral Shelby.

Private memorial services will be held by the family at a later date.

Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, LTD., 1106 Park Ave. East, is handling the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

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Funeral Home

Werner-Gompf Funeral Services Ltd
1106 Park Ave E Mansfield, OH 44905
(419) 525-1200

Published in the News Journal on May 7, 2014