Sally R. (Schweinfurth) Waterfield, 81, of Sandusky, passed away late Thursday night, December 17, 2020, at Admiral's Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation, in Huron, and has joined her daughter, Sharon "Toady" in Heaven after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's.
Born on December 13, 1939, in Sandusky, OH the daughter of Earl and Zelma (Koelsch) Schweinfurth. She was lovingly raised by her mother and her stepfather, Donald Platte, Sr.. Sally was a 1957 graduate of St. Mary's High School. She had worked at Sears, Roebuck and Co. as a sales associate for 35 years, retiring in 2002.
Sally will be remembered by her family for how she loved walking on the beach and being by the water. Also, how she enjoyed reading, traveling and her chocolates. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Sally is survived by a daughter, Michelle L. "Shelley" (Alan) Yates of Vermilion; and a son, Michael T. Waterfield of Sandusky; a brother, Donald (Cathy) Platte, Jr. of Sandusky; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her stepfather; her husband, Lowell T. "Buzz" Waterfield on February 13, 1995; her daughter, Sharon Lee Waterfield (1963); and her beloved Gramma, Rose.
It was her wish to be cremated. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for her on Thursday morning, January 7, 2021, at 10 am at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Avenue, Sandusky. Fr. Zachary Brown officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to the Humane Society of Erie County, 1911 Superior Street, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Arrangements are entrusted to the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky.
Your memories and words of comfort may be shared with Sally's family at davidfkoch.com.
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