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Mary E Zook Amstutz

  • Birth 3 Nov 1920 Smithville, Wayne County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 1 Nov 2013 Dalton, Wayne County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Smithville, Wayne County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 119751531

DALTON -- Mary E. Amstutz, age 92, of Dalton, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at Shady Lawn Health Care Center in Dalton.

Services will be Tuesday, 11 a.m. at Smithville Mennonite Church, 6097 Akron Rd., Smithville with Pastor Todd Martin and Rev. Gordon Zook officiating.

Interment will take place one hour prior (10 a.m.) to services at the Smithville Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Smithville Mennonite Church, MYF or BQF Fund, P.O. Box 455 Smithville, Ohio 44677.

Custer-Glenn Funeral Home in Wooster is honored with serving the family.

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Mary was born on Nov. 3, 1920 in Smithville to David S. and Fanny (Kropf) Zook and had been a Wayne County resident for all of her life.

She married Arthur L. Amstutz on Nov. 12, 1941 in Orrville. He went home to be with the Lord, in January 1994.

She previously worked as a Supervisor with Ohio Central Telephone Co. and United Utilities Co. in the Telephone Traffic Dept. in Wooster for 24 years. She then worked as a Shaklee Distributor and Supervisor for many years.

She was a lifelong member of Smithville Mennonite Church where she was heavily involved with youth ministry, which included bible quizzing.

Later in life, she and her husband spent their winters in Florida and were members of The Tabernacle of Sarasota were she was very active in the tape ministry.

She enjoyed youth ministry, loved to travel, enjoyed gardening, was an avid reader in bible studies and loved to visit her many family and friends throughout the years.

She is survived by a son, David B. Amstutz of Toledo; a daughter, Joanne (Jan) Kauffman of Dalton; two grandchildren, Jared (Melinda) Kauffman of Orrville and Jeanine (Chris) Pachis of Dalton; five great-grandchildren, Jami Marks, Jade and Jagger Kauffman, Haley Hamilton and Landon Pachis; nieces, nephews and her friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a sister, Clara Zook Mumaw; two brothers, John and David Zook; nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank the staff and personnel at Shady Lawn Health Care Center for their excellent care and concern throughout her stay and also to LifeCare Hospice for their special caring and comfort.

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  • Created by: Sue Engelhardt Snodgrass
  • Added: 3 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 119751531
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary E Zook Amstutz (3 Nov 1920–1 Nov 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 119751531, citing Smithville Mennonite Church Cemetery, Smithville, Wayne County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Sue Engelhardt Snodgrass (contributor 46555974) .