Sarah Frances Anschutz, 81, of Washington C.H., Ohio, died Friday, February 8, 2013, at 2:05 p.m. at Fayette County Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient four days.
Sarah was born December 15, 1931, in New Market, Ohio to Willard William and Ida Pauly Vance.
She was a bookkeeper and for 25 years assisted her husband in the operation of the Washington Auction House. She had also worked for Ruth Witherspoon Accountant.
Sarah was a member of the Madison Mills United Methodist Church and the ladies auxiliary of Washington C.H. Lodge #129 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Ervin Anschutz on June 9, 2011.
Sarah is survived by five children, Randy Anschutz and his wife, Colleen, of New Vienna, Alan Anschutz of Washington C.H., Debra Kelly of Kirksville, MO, Melissa (Missy) Anschutz of New Holland and her fiancée, Rankin Kirkpatrick and Tina Higgins and her husband, Steve, of Washington C.H.; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, John William and Lavonne Melvin of Madison Mills and a sister, Wilma Iles of Cincinnati.
In keeping with her wishes, cremation took place.
Arrangements for a graveside service, to be held in the Madison Mills Cemetery, are pending and will be announced by the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington C. H. when details are finalized.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., P.O. Box 849 Washington C.H., Ohio 43160.