Viola C. (Grahl) Liptok, age 106, a long time resident of Bay Bridge, peacefully passed away Wednesday afternoon, November 9, 2022, at Danbury Senior Living Center, North Ridgeville, surrounded by her family.
She was born December 9, 1915, in Venice, OH, and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Sandusky, where she was in the church’s sewing circle. She enjoyed solving crossword puzzles, reading her newspapers daily, and she was an expert pinochle player. Viola was a den mother and cub scout leader for many years and she loved to watch sports on TV and was a huge Cleveland Cavs fan with Kevin Love being her favorite player.
She is survived by her daughter Shirley (Tom) Sigman; son Jack (Ruth) Liptok; grandchildren Julie (George) Nieset-Hardebeck, Douglas (Michele) Nieset, Philip (Renee) Nieset, and Emily (Pete) Keen; 9 great grandchildren; sister in-law Lenore Grahl Syrstad; many nieces and nephews; and special friends Molly, Kathy, Hennie, Judy, Olani (Lolli), Kris and Dawn.
Viola was preceded in death by her husband John W. Liptok; daughter and son –law Barbara and Robert Niest; granddaughter Catherine Nieset; parents Frank and Matilda (Groth) Grahl; sisters Lois Moody, Evelyn Grahl, Inez Helfrich Renner; and brothers Chester Grahl, Melvin Grahl, and Frank A. Grahl Jr.
Friends may call from 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM Tuesday November 15, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church 502 Bardshar Rd., Sandusky. Rev. Cathy Schibler will officiate. Burial will be in Venice Cemetery. Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service, Castalia, is in charge of the arrangements.
The family would like to thank the Danbury staff and Amedisys Hospice for their friendship and compassion
Memorials may be made to Back to the Wild PO Box 423, Castalia, OH 44824, Trinity Lutheran Church, and Amedisys Foundation Amedisys, Inc 3854 American Way. Suite A Baton Rouge, LA. 70816. Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by visiting www.ransomfuneralhome.com