Dixie  Irwin
Dixie Irwin

April 17, 1928 - February 9, 2018
Born in Harlem, Kentucky
Resided in Galion, Ohio
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Dixie Irwin, 89, of Galion, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Signature Healthcare, Galion, after a long battle of fighting dementia.

Dixie was born in Harlem, KY on April 17, 1928 to the late James and Fannie Duncan. She married Harold Irwin on February 15, 1964 and he preceded her in death on June 28, 2002.

Dixie was owner of the Price Right Upholstery Shop in Galion. She worked at the former North Electric and Stratbury Coat Factory, Galion. She loved sewing and was a good seamstress. Dixie enjoyed her kids and did a lot with her grandchildren. Dixie was of Baptist Faith.

She is survived by her children, Ann (Red) Williams, Bucyrus, Eva (Jeff) Harden, Salisbury, NC, Ben (Judy) Estep, Galion, Marty (Karen) Estep, Galion, and her brother, James (Ivory) Duncan, Galion. She was blessed by an extended family of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her children, Allie Kay Estep, Joan Marie Estep, Jimmy Estep and Floyd Estep, her siblings, Norie, Allie Hall, Jane Marcy, Marie Pruitt, Ida Blair and Charles Duncan.

Friends may call on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North, Galion. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Galion with Elder Buddy Walters officiating.. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Galion.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association in care of the funeral home.

The Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North, Galion is honored to serve the family of Dixie Irwin.

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Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Galion
303 Portland Way North
Galion, OH US 44833
Monday, February 12, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home - Galion
303 Portland Way North
Galion, OH US 44833
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
2:30 PM
Fairview Cemetery
1295 Fairview
Galion, OH 44833
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
3:30 PM


Alzheimer's Association
919 N Michigan Ave Ste 1000
Chicago, IL 60611
The purpose of the Alzheimer's Association is to provide support for the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association.