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Ingrid Sommers Hirschy

• Updated Jan 6, 2019 at 6:25 PM

WILLARD — Ingrid Sommers Hirschy, age 86, of Willard, Ohio passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk.

She was born January 13, 1932 in Sandusky, Ohio to the late Andrew and Ingeborg (Henderson) Johnson.

She graduated from Berlin Heights High School as salutatorian and then went on to graduate from Providence School of Nursing as a LPN. She formerly worked at the Hillside Acres Nursing Home and is a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard. She loved gardening, flowers and was an avid reader. Ingrid was an animal lover and her two cats Allie and Teddy were special to her.

She is survived by her husband, David E. Hirschy; son, Randy (Marla) Sommers of Norwalk; granddaughter, Katie (Steve) Lang of Washington, D.C.; sister-in-law, Teresa Johnson of Huron; step sons, David E. Hirschy Jr. of Willard and Tom (Connie) Hirschy of Columbus; ten step grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved very much.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Kenneth Sommers; sister, Mary Nistetter; and brothers, John, Adolph and Andrew Jr. Johnson.

Special individuals in Ingrid's life were Dani Sommers, Thor and Mary Johnson, Sam Veletean and Lori Myers.

Visitation will be on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio. The funeral Mass will be on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, with Fr. George Mahas officiating. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Norwalk, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation, St. Francis Catholic Church, Stein Hospice or the Willard Library. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.

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