Grace M. Sidell Nause, 88, of Fremont, OH passed away on Monday, December 12, 2022 at Valley View Health Campus. She was born July 27, 1934 in Toledo, OH to Albert L. and Mildred J. (Uhl) Frauhiger. She was a graduate of Port Clinton High School. Grace married Rollie W. Sidell on January 10, 1953 at Immaculate Conception Church in Port Clinton and he preceded her in death on June 18, 2007. She married Bernie Nause on March 1, 2019 and he survives.
Grace was the Executive Director of the Buckeye Council and Camp Fire of Sandusky County. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Grace was a member of the Buckeye Council of Campfire, Sandusky County 4-H Advisor, Kiwanis Club of Fremont, Safe Kids Collation of Sandusky County, Community Resource Council, Inventing our Future Planning Organization, Reapole Litter Control Board; Council of United Way Organization Executives and the Nature Flower and Herb Exchange, owner/operator of the Old Garden House. Grace was a writer for the monthly column “Kiss me over the garden gate” for Lifestyles.
Grace is survived by her husband, Bernie Nause, Fremont, OH; children, Mary Jane Sidell, Fremont, OH, Kaye O’Neal, Marietta, GA, Al (Marla) Sidell, Gibsonburg, OH, Mike (Nancy) Sidell, Wellsboro, PA, Angie (Andy) Mulligan, Fremont, OH, Beth (Jon) Sage, Huron, OH, Christy (Karl) Webb, Spencer, OH, John (Niki) Sidell, Gig Harbor, WA; eighteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren with two more on the way.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of fifty-four years, Rollie W. Sidell; siblings, Wayne Frauhiger, Merle Lovelette and Virginia Wegman.
Beautiful words from Grace: “Life is good” and “Don’t cry because I’m gone – Smile because I was here”
Visitation will be held on Monday from 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH with a Vigil Service beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 550 Smith Rd, Fremont, OH 43420.
Burial with take place at St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials: Buckeye Council of Camp Fire or Sacred Heart School.
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