UTICA — A funeral service for Audrey A. Ransom, 73, of Utica, will be held Monday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m., at North Side Church of Christ, 4427 Marion Road NE, Newark, with Bruce Hissong officiating. Burial will be in South Lawn Cemetery.
Audrey died Dec. 2, 2010, at Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark. She was born Nov. 27, 1937, in Racine, Wis., to the late H.M. and Anna (Zager) Hellwig. Audrey worked at Hometown Market and loved painting, rocks, crafts and hunting mushrooms.
She is survived by her son, Robert E. Ransom Jr. of Utica; daughter, Debra Lynn Ransom of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Heather Nicole Ransom, Erin and Justin Whisner; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gordon and Wilma Hellwig of Reedsville, Dale and Dorothy Hellwig of Orchard Park, N.Y.; sisters and brother-in-law, Juanita and Charles Valentine of Warsaw, Leona Hellwig of Mount Vernon; special son-in-law, Frank Becher.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Ransom Sr., who passed away Sept. 6, 1981; daughter, Sharon K. Ransom, who passed away Sept. 5, 2010; brothers, Ralph and Larry Hellwig
Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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