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Shirley Ann Petty (Gaiser) - Class Of 1958

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Gaiser, Shirley

1940 - 2022

Shirley (Petty) Gaiser, age 81, of Westerville, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022. She was born on August 1, 1940 in Baileysville, WV to Holley and Lola Petty. She graduated from Whitehall Yearling High School in 1958.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Eugene. She is survived by the love of her life and husband of 56 years, Erich; daughters, Kim (Jim Fabian), Lori (Mark McNabb) and Heidi (Jeff Fisher); grandchildren, Zac, Lindsay, Derek and Matt; brother, William Petty; sister, Sharron Arnold; and sister-in-law, Lydia Petty; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Shirley retired from Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company and was also co-owner of Westerville Golf Center. Shirley was beloved wife, Mom, and Nana. She was a kind, caring and giving person who always put the need of her family above her own. She was a strong woman who faced every challenge in her life with courage and dignity. She was a source of inspiration to us all and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, family and friends may make memorial contributions to the ALS foundation: or ALS Association of Central and Southern Ohio, 1170 Old Henderson Road, Suite 221, Columbus, OH 43220.

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01/01/23 05:11 PM #1    

Mike Workman (1971)

Hope you are resting peacefully Shirley.sad

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