Mary Lou Strickler passed away on July 24, 2013, in her home.
Mary had a wonderful sense of humor and loved telling stories. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family and really cherished special times with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mary always went out of her way to make friends with new acquaintances and made everyone feel special.
Mary loved working at The Home Restaurant, where she enjoyed taking care of all of her customers. She went on to work at and retired from Sauder Woodworking.
Mary is survived by her son, Bob Strickler, and her daughter, Kelly Persellin; two sons-in-law, Jerry Schmidt and Avi Persellin; four grandsons, Jason Schmidt, Jamie Strickler, Jordan Persellin and Zachary Persellin; two granddaughters, Mindy Schmidt and Elizabeth Strickler; two great-grandchildren, Andrew and Katie Schmidt.
Her daughter, Nada Schmidt, two sisters and one brother preceded her in death.
Mary loved all of her friends like family and will be dearly missed.
Online condolences can be left at www.ShortFuneral Home.com.