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Brenda Iris (Mills) Stidham

October 4, 1951 ~ March 2, 2021 (age 69)


Brenda Iris Stidham, 69, of Crestline, passed away on March 2, 2021 at OhioHealth Hospital in Mansfield.

Brenda was born in Springfield, Ohio, on October 4, 1951 to the late Arlie and Mona (Chambers) Mills, Jr. She married Franklin D. Stidham on October 16, 1971, and he preceded her in death on January 15, 2020.

Brenda was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Crestline. She enjoyed cooking, baking and camping. Brenda was the family matriarch, and loved spending time with them, especially at holiday gatherings. She was very often known to be the "glue" of the family.

Brenda is survived by her siblings; Becky Manning, Taylor, MI; Pamela (Nick) Tesso, Crestline; Vicki (John) Krug, Taylor, MI; William (Diane) Mills, Westerville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Brenda was preceded in death by her sister, Deborah Hobbs, and her nephew, Joshua Stidham.

Friends may call on Monday, March 8, 2021 from 11:00 AM until the time of service at 12:00 PM at Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 W. Main St., Crestline, Ohio with Pastor Diana Seaman officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.

In accordance with the Governor's mandate, masks will be required to enter the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society.

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March 8, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home
223 W. Main St.
Crestline, OH 44827

Funeral Service
March 8, 2021

12:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home
223 W. Main St.
Crestline, OH 44827

March 8, 2021

Greenlawn Cemetery
1119 County Line Road
Crestline, Ohio 44827


Crawford County Humane Society
3590 State Route 98, Bucyrus OH 44820
Tel: 1-419-562-9149

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