Heather Lynn Maynard, age 41, of Holland, Ohio, passed away, Sunday, October 5, 2014. Heather was a Police Officer for the Sylvania Township Police Department and was formerly a member of the Stryker, Ohio Police Department. She was a Sylvania Township Special Response Team member- the first female officer in Lucas County. Heather was also a Crisis Intervention Training( CIT) Officer and a certified Tactical Driving Instructor. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 169, the Ohio Patrolman’s Benevolent Association and the National Tactical Officers Association. Heather was an avid weight lifter and had set several weight class records at the Ohio Police and Fire Games. She volunteered for many years at Nature’s Nursery in Whitehouse.
Born March 24, 1973 in Bryan, Ohio, Heather was the daughter of Dean E. and Linda R. (Posey) Sullivan. She was a 1992 graduate of Stryker High School and received an Associate degree in Law Enforcement from Owens Community College.
Heather is survived by her son, Tyler Maynard, of Holland; daughters, Alexandria Maynard, of Rossford and Miranda Maynard, of Stryker; her parents, Dean and Linda Sullivan, of Stryker; brother, Scott Sullivan, of Plain City, Ohio and her maternal grandparents, Lauren and Colleen Posey, of Bryan. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Walter and Beulah Sullivan and maternal grandmother, Betty Coy.
Funeral services for Heather Lynn Maynard will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan with Pastor Becky Ploughe officiating. Burial at Evansport Cemetery will follow the service. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 2:00-8:00 P.M. and one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Contributions in memory of Heather Lynn Maynard may be directed to the Nature’s Nursery, PO Box 2393, Whitehouse, Ohio 43571 or the Heather Maynard Children’s Educational Fund.