Ella Jean Anderson, 82 years, of Sherwood, Ohio passed away Monday, October 19, 2020 at Brookview Nursing Home in Defiance, Ohio. She was born September 3, 1938 in Albany, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Walter and Dessie (Thomas) DeRossett. Ella was a 1956 graduate of Sherwood-Delaware high school. She worked at the Sherwood VFW Post 5665 and was a member of the Sherwood VFW Women’s Auxiliary. In her spare time, Ella enjoyed bowling with friends.
Surviving are two daughters, Pam (Dan) Boetz of Stryker, Ohio, Penny Keeler of Antwerp, Ohio; six grandchildren, Logan Boetz, Molly (Craig) Kidston, Megan (Bryan) Daniels, Mandy Boetz, Ashia Keeler, Adam (Erika) Keeler; eight great-grandchildren and brother, Sam (Ann) DeRossett of Sherwood, Ohio. Ella was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Louise Thompson and Ruby Morrison and brother, Glen DeRossett.
A celebration of life for Ella Jean Anderson will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 230 East Elm Street, Sherwood, Ohio with Pastor Kevin Doseck officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service in the funeral home beginning at 11:00 a.m. Due to the ongoing pandemic, those attending services are required to wear face masks or facial coverings and observe social distancing.
The family asks those remembering Ella to make memorial contributions to a Charity of the Donor’s Choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com