Theda C. Gattshall
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FREDERICKTOWN: Theda C. Gattshall, age 96, of Fredericktown, passed away Monday afternoon, April 7, 2014, at Mill Creek Nursing Home in Galion, following a long illness.
On October 10, 1917, Theda was born in Mount Gilead, the daughter of the late Clyde and Lola (Hartwell) Bending.
She helped operate the family farm and was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother. In her spare time she enjoyed traveling and playing euchre.
Theda will be dearly missed by four children: Donald (Pat) Gattshall of Norfolk, VA, Dale (Carla) Gattshall of Columbus, Carol (Lewis) Green of Galion, Cheryl (Ronald) McMahon of Bellville; 19 grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; her daughter, Eileen Dumbaugh; four grandchildren; and four siblings.
Theda's family will greet friends from Noon - 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel, 67 N. Main St., Mount Gilead. Services honoring her life will immediately follow at 1:00 p.m. with Chaplain Jed Brake officiating. Burial will follow in Bryn Zion Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Theda's name may be made to
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Theda's family and your private condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
Snyder Funeral Home
67 N. Main St Mount Gilead, OH 43338
Published in the News Journal on Apr. 8, 2014