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Nancy C. Sexton, age 85, of Hillsdale, MI and formerly of Toledo and Maumee, passed away Monday, June 30 surrounded by her loving family in Ebeid Hospice Residence, Sylvania. She was born March 1, 1929, in Toledo to Ervin and Lola (Hoy) VanVlerah. Nancy married Raleigh Sexton on June 18, 1949, and just recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. She was a payroll clerk for Toledo Jeep Corporation for 32 years, retiring in 1986. A born shopper, she was a loving wife and mother and "professional" grandmother and great grandmother. Nancy was the boat driver for her children for many years and loved to do crafts. She especially loved to bake cookies at Christmas time and brownies for her great-grandchildren. She was affectionately called Gramma Brownie.
Surviving is her husband, Raleigh; daughter, Margie (John) Diehl; sons, Rick (Connie) and Steve (Linda) Sexton; grandchildren, Tammi (Robert) Nagucki, Traci (Ronald) Hornyak, Jamison (Jennifer) Diehl, Rick (fiancée Lorie Czaplinski), Ryan, Scott, and Brian (Amber) Sexton and Brooke (Chad) Amstutz; great-grandchildren, Alec, Abbie, Georgia and Nathan Nagucki, Madi and Sydni Hornyak, John Henry Diehl, Chace Shalvoy, Jake Amstutz, Rickey and Alayna Sexton, Dylan, Cody, Logan and Haylie Czaplinski, Isaac, Charlotte and Ethan Sexton, and Elliana and Lucius Sexton; sister, Yvonne (Robert) Coleman, and brothers, Lawrence (Ruth) and David VanVlerah.
Friends may visit the family at the Walker Funeral Home, 5155 Sylvania Ave. (west of Corey) on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. where a memorial service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. Interment is private. The family suggests memorials to the Vasculitis Foundation, PO Box 28660, Kansas City, MO 64188 or Promedica Ebeid Hospice, 5200 Harroun Rd., Sylvania, Ohio 43560. Condolences may be sent to the family at
Walker Funeral Home
5155 West Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43623
Published in Toledo Blade on July 2, 2014