She was born May 18, 1949 in Frankfort, KY to the late Eugene and Margaret C. (Smith) Whitson. She was a graduate of Port Clinton High School, collected dolls and jewelry, and enjoyed spending time with her family and dogs, Doris and Gretta.
She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Hugh Shamhart of Norwalk; children, Shelly (JD Brewer) Ward of Sandusky and Fred Wagner of Norwalk; sister, Brenda (Gene) Keckler of Port Clinton; niece, Rachel Below of Port Clinton and Russell (Karen) Below of Melbourne, Australia; step-sons, Jeff (Tracy) Shamhart of Amherst and Bryan (Clare) Shamhart of Milan; step-grandchildren, Janel, Paul, Andrea and Samantha; step-nieces and nephew, Brandt, Elizabeth and Brittiany.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Tyler Michael Herevia; and a son in infancy.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 11:00 – 1:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk, where a service will be held at 1:00 with Pastor Jason Streckel officiating. Private interment will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Avenue, Norwalk, OH 44857.
Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.