Delortha “Dotty” A. Holley (1943-2018)

Delortha “Dotty” A. Holley, age 74, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away Thursday morning, April 12, 2018 in Heartland of Wauseon.  She was born September 30, 1943 in Leipsic, Ohio to the late Ralph and Sylvia (Brooks) Rettig.  She married Fred W. Holley on September 30, 1961 and he preceded her in death on January 20, 2002.  She was a homemaker and worked at Robard Corporation for several years.   She was a member of Victory Chapel Church, rural Liberty Center, Ohio.

Survivors include her children,  Dale (Jill) Holley, Wauseon, Ohio,  Joan (Frank) Ziehm, Wauseon, Ohio,  Ralph (Christine) Holley, Colorado Springs, Colorado,  Timothy (Lisa) Holley, Ridgeville Corners, Ohio.  Grandchildren,  Beth, Issac, Brock, Frank, Kevin, Lorna, Nikki, Josh, Lincoln, Toria, Ben.  Great-grandchildren,  Reagan, Attalie, Sebastian, Ronin, Eden.  Brothers, Donnie Rettig, Leipsic, Ohio,  Roger (LouAnne) Rettig, Portsmouth, Ohio.  Several nieces and nephews.

Dotty is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a sister, Bonnie Layton.

Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2018 in Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon, Ohio.  Pastor Rex Stump will officiate.  Interment will follow in Heath Cemetery, 4026 County Road V and County Road 4, Liberty Center, Ohio.  Funeral luncheon will follow the interment services in True North Church,  West Elm Street, Wauseon, Ohio.    Friends may call for time of viewing and visitation with family, Sunday, April 15, 2018, 2:00  p.m. –  8:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to:  Ridgeville Twp. Park, P.O. Box 114 Ridgeville Corners, Ohio 43555.   Online condolences may be given at


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