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Shirley Mae (Salyers) Stiltner

January 29, 1937 ~ April 19, 2020 (age 83)

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Shirley Mae Stiltner, 83, of Defiance, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.   
She was born on January 29, 1937 to Robert and Gladys (Carico) Salyers in War, West Virginia. On February 21, 1959 she married Charlie Stiltner, who resides in Defiance. 

Shirley was a member of First Assembly of God in Defiance. She worked for several years as a bookkeeper for Arnold Haviland Company. Shirley enjoyed reading, playing Sodoku, and was a prayer warrior.
Shirley will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Charlie Stiltner of Defiance, her daughters, Sharyn (Thomas) Hadjithomas and Sheila (Mark) Copher, and her son, Ken Stiltner, all of Texas. She also leaves behind seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and two sisters; Evelyn (the late Joe) Snead and Millie (Cameron) Davis, all of Grundy, VA, and several nieces and nephews. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Ella E. Edwards, Peggy Cochran, and Lucille Raines, and grandson, Ryan Stiltner.
Visitation will be private for immediate family only at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday, April 24, 2020 at Riverview Memory Gardens in Defiance, with Pastor Randy Wilson officiating. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are suggested to First Assembly of God. Online condolences can be given at

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Graveside Service
April 24, 2020

12:00 PM
Riverview Memory Gardens
Defiance, Ohio 43512

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