Anna O. “Dessie” Skrtich, 93, of Glen Dale, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 at home surrounded by family.
She was born February 10, 1923, a daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Rys) Kuntz. Dessie was a member of Moundsville Baptist Church and faithfully attended Baptist Sunday School for more than 50 years, was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Salvation Army, a member of Glen Dale Heights Hobby Toppers and a member of Senior Citizens of Marshall County. She loved reading, traveling, gardening, quilting and crocheting, and above all, spending time with family.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, John Paul Skrtich (1995); and one son-in-law, Leland Stewart.
Dessie is survived by her five children, Sandra Skrtich (Max) Thomsen of Myrtle Beach, SC, Carolyn Skrtich Stewart of Buena Vista, VA, Linda Skrtich (Richard) Goese of Duluth, MN, Betty Skrtich (Michael) McCulley of Cameron, WV, and John P. Skrtich Jr. of Conway, SC; three sisters, Edna Gabriel of Bradenton, FL, Delores Barr of Chicago, IL, and Rosalie Barkewiz of Chicago, IL; 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren, and many great neighbors.
The family would like to thank the staff of Valley Hospice, and caregivers, Sandy and Peggy for all their compassion.
Family and friends will be received Monday, September 26, 2016 from 12 pm until time of service at 2 pm, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, with Rev. J. Thomas Steele officiating. Interment will take place at Holly Memorial Gardens, Belmont County.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter, 37 Animal Shelter Dr., Moundsville, WV 26041 or by clicking here, www.tmcfunding.com.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com