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Norwalk, OH 44857
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Shirley L. Potts

Shirley L. Potts, 85, of Norwalk, Ohio, died Friday, November 15, 2013 in Hillside Acres Nursing Center, Willard, Ohio.

She was born September 3, 1928 in Norwalk, Ohio to the late Norman C. and Marion (Kellogg) Liedorff and was a lifelong Seneca and Huron County Resident.

Shirley was a member of a Huron County Pioneer family and was a 1946 graduate of Wakeman High School. She was a former employee of MTD Products of Willard and Shelby, Ohio, and the Children Center in Tiffin, Ohio. She enjoyed reading, word games, and embroidery.

Shirley is survived by her children, Barry D. and Pat Potts of West Lodi, Ohio, Jeffery L. and Robin Potts of Tiffin, Ohio, Betty and James Weber of Bellevue, Ohio, and Nancy E. and Kevin Sprowl of Norwalk, Ohio, 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Norman J. Bishman of Norwalk, Ohio, Marilyn and Pat Quance of Wayne, Nebraska, Evelyn Tyler of Wayne, Nebraska, and Clara Rinebold of Clyde, Ohio, and by her brother and sister in law, David and Elaine Leidorff of Wellington, Ohio.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Emery Potts in 2006.

Friends may call on Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main St. Norwalk, Ohio. Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Rev. Brian Oglesbee Pastor of Norwalk First United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will follow in Omar Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Avenue, Norwalk, Ohio 44857 or to the Attica Library, 14 North Main Street, Attica, Ohio 44807. Online condolences may be made by going to