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Carol Stieber

March 10, 2022

Carol Stieber

Carol Stieber, 85, of Norwalk died at home Thursday, March 10th, 2022 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. A daughter of Melvin and Mildred (nee Grimmer) Ott, Carol grew up in Norwalk and was a 1954 graduate of St. Paul High School. In October of 1956 she married, the love of her life, Paul. They were married for 65 years and together raised a beautiful family of seven children. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monroeville where she was the organist for many years. She loved music and taught piano lessons and played in several dance bands including the Quarter Notes, and Joe Nigro Combo. She was a member of the St. Joseph Alter & Rosary Society and served as Organist and Eucharistic Minister. She also served as a 4-H Advisor for many years.

After raising her seven children, Carol worked for Century-21 and Remax Realty. She enjoyed music, shopping, sewing, advanced coloring books and gardening. She also enjoyed playing euchre with many of her dear friends. She traveled the world and spent several winters in Florida. Her faith and love of God was the cornerstone of her life. It allowed her to carry her cross of Parkinson’s disease with grace and perseverance. She will be remembered for her kind and selfless personality.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Cindy (fiancé Perry Nelson) Cash, Kevin (Elaine) Stieber, Debi (Ted) Caldwell, Paula (Mike) Hackathorn, Krista (John) Smith, Bonnie (Mike) Bollenbacher and Lori (Jeff) Nickoli. She survives by 16 grandchildren, Amelia Cash, Brooke Grobe, Eddie Stieber, Trisha Bauer, Lynsey Welfle, Meredith and Thomas Hackathorn, Olivia Ringenberg, Victoria Sparks, Jacob, Daniel and Colton Bollenbacher, Elise, Jaret, Luke and Tristan Nickoli and 7 great-grandchildren, Braxton and Teagan Bauer, Elsie, Lottie and Kit Welfle, Magnolia & Gibson Ringenberg. She also survived by her sister Betty Smith, brothers- in-law Robert Stieber and James Stieber and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her sister Rita Stieber, brother Jim Ott , son-in-law Rick Schaffer and numerous family members.

Friends may call on Sunday, March 13, 2022, from 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A funeral Mass will be held 10:00 A.M. Monday, March 14, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monroeville with Fr. Chris Jesudhason and nephew, Monsignor Charles Singler officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Joseph School Endowment Fund, 66 Chapel Street, Monroeville, OH 44847 or Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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Carol Stieber, 85, of Norwalk died at home Thursday, March 10th, 2022 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. A daughter of Melvin and Mildred (nee Grimmer) Ott, Carol grew up in Norwalk and was a 1954 graduate of St. Paul High School. In October of 1956 she married, the love of her life, Paul. They were married for 65 years and together raised a beautiful family of seven children. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monroeville where she was the organist for many years. She loved music and taught piano lessons and played in several dance bands including the Quarter Notes, and Joe Nigro Combo. She was a member of the St. Joseph Alter & Rosary Society and served as Organist and Eucharistic Minister. She also served as a 4-H Advisor for many years.

After raising her seven children, Carol worked for Century-21 and Remax Realty. She enjoyed music, shopping, sewing, advanced coloring books and gardening. She also enjoyed playing euchre with many of her dear friends. She traveled the world and spent several winters in Florida. Her faith and love of God was the cornerstone of her life. It allowed her to carry her cross of Parkinson’s disease with grace and perseverance. She will be remembered for her kind and selfless personality.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Cindy (fiancé Perry Nelson) Cash, Kevin (Elaine) Stieber, Debi (Ted) Caldwell, Paula (Mike) Hackathorn, Krista (John) Smith, Bonnie (Mike) Bollenbacher and Lori (Jeff) Nickoli. She survives by 16 grandchildren, Amelia Cash, Brooke Grobe, Eddie Stieber, Trisha Bauer, Lynsey Welfle, Meredith and Thomas Hackathorn, Olivia Ringenberg, Victoria Sparks, Jacob, Daniel and Colton Bollenbacher, Elise, Jaret, Luke and Tristan Nickoli and 7 great-grandchildren, Braxton and Teagan Bauer, Elsie, Lottie and Kit Welfle, Magnolia & Gibson Ringenberg. She also survived by her sister Betty Smith, brothers- in-law Robert Stieber and James Stieber and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her sister Rita Stieber, brother Jim Ott , son-in-law Rick Schaffer and numerous family members.

Friends may call on Sunday, March 13, 2022, from 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A funeral Mass will be held 10:00 A.M. Monday, March 14, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monroeville with Fr. Chris Jesudhason and nephew, Monsignor Charles Singler officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Joseph School Endowment Fund, 66 Chapel Street, Monroeville, OH 44847 or Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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Roselle Jarosz

Cape Coral, FL, USA
March 14, 2022

Condolences and heart felt prayers to her family. Walking with God is a reward after her suffering. God Bless

Carol Wheeler

Norwalk, OH, United States
March 13, 2022

Sorry to read about your loss. Carol was such a blessing to be around. Remember our days at Re/Max fondly. Cherish your memories as she was a "true" treasure.

Ron & Diane Evans

Monroeville, OH, United States
March 12, 2022

Hold on to the memories of your loved one and she will never truly leave you. With our deepest sympathy for all of you for your loss.

Linda Huber

Norwalk, OH
March 12, 2022

Love & prayers to all the family. God rest her.

Lisa (Bores) Bell

Monroeville
March 11, 2022

My condolences to the family.

Mike Lang

Macomb, MI, USA
March 11, 2022

With deepest sympathy to the entire family. Carol and all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. May she Rest In Peace.

Trish and Bill Smith

Myrtle Beach, SC, United States
March 11, 2022

We are so sorry for you loss. We are sending love and prayers of comfort to the whole family during this difficult time.

Arlene pittman

Needmore, PA
March 11, 2022

So sorry to read of Carol's passing! We worked together many years at Century 21 as well as close neighbor! A kind and caring person and have thought of her each time I make Christmas cookies with her wonderful recipe! Praying for all her loved ones at this time of grief

Rick and Deb Myers

Milan, OH, Usa
March 11, 2022

Your family is in our prayers. Rick and Deb Myers