She was born on September 4, 1940, in Louisa, KY and has lived in the Norwalk area for over 50 years. She retired from Durable Mat in Norwalk and worked part time at Spin Dry Laundrymat in Norwalk for the last 13 years. She enjoyed going to the casinos with her husband and gardening. Her true source of joy was her grandchildren, family and friends.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years Russell Mantz, her two sons Ronald (Mary Jo) Mantz, of Norwalk, and Donald (Melissa) Mantz, of Norwalk, two siblings Kathleen Nell, of Ashland, and Edith Meyer, of Sandusky, grandchildren, Shannon Griggs, Russell (Brianna) Mantz, Mandy (Josh) Peterson, Kyrsten Mantz, Kaylee, Sarah, and Mike Camp, Scott (Mandy) Mantz, and Amber (Sam) Allison, 15 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Roscoe and Mae (Castle) Wallace, a grandson Brandon Mantz, and three brothers James, Arthur, and Fred Wallace. Arrangements have been entrusted to Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, Berlin Heights. Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com
Private services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.