Fonda S. Williamson Grisier, 41 years, of Stryker, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance, after a courageous battle with cancer. Fonda was born February 1, 1973 in Toledo, the daughter of Dwight and Pamela (Pietrykowski) Williamson. She was a 1992 graduate of Bryan High School. Fonda attended Northwest State Community College pursuing a degree in Nursing. She was employed by Sunoco at the Tiffin River Service Plaza near West Unity. Prior to this, Fonda was employed by Evergreen Manor Nursing Home, Montpelier, Wendy’s in Bryan, ITT Higby in Ridgeville Corners and Dairy Queen in Archbold. She attended Stryker United Methodist Church as well as the Bryan Church of the Nazarene. Fonda loved her children. She enjoyed warm weather, camping, bonfires, decorating for Halloween. She also enjoyed annual trips to Cedar Point, Kalahari, Tennessee and Florida. She was known as an individual who was a hard worker.
Surviving are her three children, Ashley Papiska of Stryker, Autumn Papiska of Stryker and Austin Grisier of Stryker; her companion, Lincoln Calvin of Stryker; her parents, Dwight and Pamela Williamson of Edon; one sister, Paula (Matt) Sprow of Cooney; one nephew, Zackary Sprow and her grandparents, Pauline Pietrykowski of Edon and Tony and Betsy Papiska of Ravenna, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Katherine and Averill Williamson and Richard Pietrykowski and one nephew, Jason Dee Thomas.
Visitation for Fonda S. Williamson Grisier will be held Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 206 North Lynn Street, Bryan where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 with Pastor Crystal Goodnight officiating. Interment will take place in Shiffler Cemetery at a later date.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to the James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, 300 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210 or to the Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, 6825 State Route 66 North, Defiance, Ohio 43512.