Grieser, Nancy

Written by David Green.

Nancy L. Grieser, 72, of Archbold, Ohio, died May 12, 2007, at her home, after a battle with cancer.

She was born April 4, 1935, in Wauseon, Ohio, a daughter of Dwight and Florence (Fauver) Porter. She married Orville J. “Hutch” Grieser on Aug. 6, 1955, and he survives.

Nancy was a lifelong resident of the Pettisville and Archbold areas. She was the cafeteria manager for Archbold Area Schools for over 25 years, before retiring in 1999. She volunteered as a Cherry Coat at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.

Nancy was an active member of the Central Mennonite Church near Archbold, where she was an organist, choir member, Sunday school and Bible school teacher, and served on many committees.

Besides her husband, Nancy is survived by two sons, David Grieser of Osseo, Mich., and Fredric Grieser of Archbold; one daughter, Sally (and Mike) Beck of Ridgeville Corners; three grandchildren, Jennifer Beck, Amanda Beck, and Benjamin Grieser; one great-grandson, Derek Bruce; and a sister, Rachel Rychener of Boise, Idaho.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Joanne Porter.

Memorial services are scheduled at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Central Mennonite Church with Pastors Jeffrey Smith and Wanda Stopher officiating. Interment will precede the memorial service at 10 a.m. in Pettisville Cemetery.

Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Fairlawn Chapel.

Short Funeral Home in Archbold handled the arrangements.

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