Sue Ellen (Browning) Giltz, age 71, of Bowerston, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 10, 2023, in her home. She fought a long courageous battle with Lupus.
Sue was born February 1, 1952, in Canton, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Barbara (Leatherberry) Browning. Sue was also proceeded in death by sisters Karen Browning and Sharon Browing (Schilling).
She is survived by her husband Clyde Giltz, whom she loved dearly. Four children Melissa Burky Stutler (Bret) of Zoarville, OH; Michael Burky (Gretchen) of Mineral City, OH, Mischelle Burky Rufener (Randy) of Bolivar, OH , Marsha Burky Ause (Ron) of Navarre, FL. Stepchildren Michael Giltz of Charlotte, West Virginia, and Matthew Giltz (Rachael) of Massillon, OH and Her brothers Tom Browning (Judy) of Mineral City and Tim Browning, Carrollton, OH.
Grandchildren Garret Stutler (Kirstin), Tyler Burky (Randa), AJ Troyer (Staci), Chase Burky, Jackson Stutler, Nolan Ause and Lilah Ause. Step Grand Children Brittany Giltz, Kayla Giltz, Taylor Giltz, Christian Giltz, Gabriella Giltz and 4 Great Grandchildren.
Sue was most happy spending time with family and friends. As Clyde often said, Sue was well known for being an awesome woman, and a wonderful wife. Cooking and baking were more than just hobbies for Sue. She was widely known for dropping off amazing meals, cookies and soups to groups, friends, and family. She was passionate about her garden and flower beds, she continued to care for them even when she was not well. She was an amazing mom! She spent most of her life caring for others. She worked as an Elementary School Cook, Child Care provider, at Heinz Foods and in Aultman Hospital’s Dietary Unit. Her most recent and most rewarding job was at St. Johns Villa in Carrollton, Ohio. She loved caring for and being with the residents which she referred to as “her girls”.
Due to Sue’s wishes to be remembered as she was in life, there will be a private ceremony. Sue loved the ocean; the feel of the sand between her toes and surf on her legs brought her peace. Her wish is to be joined with the ocean as her final resting place.
Friends and Family may join the “Celebration of Life Party” at Sue and Clyde’s from 2-6 PM, Saturday, September 16, 2023.
The Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home in Sherrodsville has been entrusted with her arrangements. To leave an online condolence message, please visit the funeral home website.
In Lieu of Flowers, the family asks that you contact St. Johns Villa in Carrollton, Ohio and donate in her name. https://www.stjohnsvilla.net