Boulis, Sylvia

Sylvia M. Boulis, 76, of Wauseon, Ohio, and formerly of Delta, Ohio, died at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008. 

She was born in Delta Dec. 15, 1931, to the late George T. Essex and Sylvia (Dirr) Essex.

Sylvia attended Winameg Christian Church and Delta Church of Christ.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking and sewing, and she made her own clothes and children’s clothing.

Sylvia is survived by her children, Larry (and Linda) Boulis of Sylvania, Ohio, Victoria (and Rick) Wagner of Delta, James (and Diane) Boulis of Delta and Trudy (and Dan) Tuckerman of Wauseon; sisters, Betty Erbskorn and Nina Fackler; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1978, James O. Boulis; infant daughter, Janice Boulis; sisters, Madeline Hartman, Helen Piercy and Ruth Pike; brother, Earl Essex; and grandsons, Steve and Gary Wagner.

Funeral services are planned at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Barnes Funeral Chapel, Delta, with Pastor Eric Markovich officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Delta.

Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 6.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of Williams and Fulton Counties or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Northwest Ohio.