Thelma Jean Walkenspaw

Birth Date: 
Wednesday, April 28, 1937
Date of Passing: 
Saturday, July 16, 2022

Thelma Jean Walkenspaw, the daughter of Lula (Snell) and Harry Peters, was born on April 28, 1937 and departed this life on July 16, 2022. Thelma married Glenn Edward Walkenspaw on December 27, 1959. They were the parents of, and are survived by, four children: Linda Beth (Don) Brown, Sublimity, OR.; Brian (Joy) Walkenspaw, Lancaster, OH.; Craig (Amy) Walkenspaw, Lancaster, OH.; and Lisa Bailey, Goshen, IN.; five grandchildren Chelsey (Brown) Kuenzi, Ridgefield, WA.; Melissa Bailey, Goshen, IN.; Benjamin Walkenspaw, Lancaster, OH.; Kent Bailey, Goshen, IN.; and Samuel Walkenspaw, Lancaster, OH.; and two great-grandchildren Sadie Kuenzi and Chloe Kuenzi, Ridgefield, WA.

Thelma was born in Newcomerstown, Ohio growing up in this area and graduating from West Lafayette High School in 1955. Thelma retired from Bloom-Carroll School District in 1997 where she worked for many years as a Teacher’s Assistant. She then helped Glenn for many years with his Nationwide Insurance business in Canal Winchester, Ohio.

Thelma enjoyed sewing, crocheting, humming birds, and her precious kitties. She loved hanging out with Glenn and his Model A car buddies. She was a member of the Newark Vibrators Car Club as well as the Antique Car Club of Central Ohio. Glenn and Thelma spent many happy days traveling with their old car friends.

Thelma was a member of the Lithopolis United Methodist Church. Thelma was a wonderful, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed.  

There will be no public services at this time.  She will be interred in the Lithopolis Cemetery.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Service: 

There will be no public services at this time.  She will be interred in the Lithopolis Cemetery.

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