Cecelia M. ‘Taffy’ Schultz Grace, age 73, of Lima and formerly of Cridersville died 10:30 p.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016 at her residence. She was born Feb. 18, 1943 in Lima to the late Elmer C. and Blanche A. Mayer Stebelton. She married Larry E. Grace March 10, 1989 and he survives in Lima.
Taffy had been a homemaker and clerk, working for Chuck’s Pizza and Pat’s Donuts. She was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed crafting and loved canning.
Additional survivors include children: Catherine Stevens of Lima, Christina (David) Emmons of Dayton, Robert A. (Rebecca) Schultz of Kalida; stepchildren: Lawrence C. Grace of Lima, David L. (Jennifer) Grace of Vicksburg, MI, Dianna Grace of Lima, Jason S. (Amy) Grace of Lima, Matthew W. (Jenny) Grace of Lima and Kerrie A. (Aaron) Archie of Paw Paw, MI, 21 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren a brother Jerry (Margaret) Stebelton of Waynesfield, OH.
She was preceded in death by 6 brothers: Vernon, George, Melvin, Richard, Gordon and Billy and 2 sisters: Rita Frysinger and an infant sister Mary and a great grandchild.
Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday July 20, 2016 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville with Rev. Aaron Archie officiating.
The family will received friends 2 hours prior to the services at the funeral home.
Memorial contribution may be given to Shriners Hospital for Children in Cincinnati.
Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm