Ima Mae Baltzly

June 08, 1921 ~
April 21, 2011

Ima Mae Baltzly, 89 of Beach City passed away, Thursday April 21, 2011 at the Inn at University Village, Massillon following a period of declining health. She was born June 8, 1921 at Dundee, Oh., the daughter of the late Otis and Emma Fankhauser Fair and had been a Beach City resident 70 years. A 1939 graduate from the former Dundee High School, she married Russell Baltzly, December 10, 1941 who preceded her on November 29, 2001. Ima was a homemaker and assisted him with the farming operation. She was a former member of the Study Club and Firemanís Auxiliary both of Beach City. In addition to her husband she was preceded by 1 brother, Loyal Fair and 1 grandson, Adam Baltzly. Surviving are 3 sons and daughters in law, James (Nancy) Baltzly of Beach City, Robert (Suzanne) Baltzly of Navarre, John Baltzly of Canton, 1 daughter and son in law, Elaine (Harold) Fahrni of Massillon, 4 grandsons, James (Carmen) Baltzly, Joseph (Terri) Baltzly, Bradford Baltzly, Jordan (Karli) Fahrni and 6 great grandchildren. A service celebrating Imaís life will be held Monday, April 25, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in Lantzer Funeral Home, Beach City with Pastor Linda Bradley officiating. Friends may call Sunday, April 24, 2011 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Beach City Grange, c/o Charles E. Cochran, 10034 Navarre Rd., Navarre, Oh 44662 or Beach City Fire and Rescue, P.O. 616 Beach City, Oh 44608 A special THANK YOU to the Inn at University Village, Aultman Palliative Care and Crossroads Hospice for taking wonderful care of our Mother.