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Elizabeth “Liz” Joann Herring

Elizabeth “Liz” Joann Herring, 75, of Sidney, was surrounded by her family when she went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Bellefontaine on January 11, 1942 to the late Earl Irvin and Viola Elizabeth (Pugh) Stayrook. Liz was also preceded in death by a sister Sarah Maxine Aler, and brother Robert “Bob” Stayook.

A 1960 graduate of Rushsylvania High School, Liz worked nearly 20 years at Copeland in Sidney before retiring. She then went on to work and retire from the Sidney City Schools where she was a head cook for many years. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend, Liz loved the Lord, and enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sidney.

Liz is survived by the “Love of Her Life” Robert Stanley Herring, whom she married on April 14, 1962 at the Belle Center Church of Christ. She is also survived by son Richard “Rick” (Gloria) Herring, daughter Teresa Herring; grandchildren: Elisa (Cameron) Klump, Erica (Stephen) James, Robert “Robbie” (Leesha) Herring II, Elizabeth Limotta, Savanna Limotta and Katelyn Beemer; great-grandchildren: Jadon, Landon and Makaylyn Klump, Bentley, Piper and Cooper James, Rosella and Raelyn Herring; siblings: Earl “Junior” Stayrook, Chris (Tom) Spain, Dorlean Guthrie, Betty Hennessy, Shirley Ritter, Sharyl Jackson and Phyllis (Kay) Hunt; sister-in-law Ruth Stayrook; brothers-in-law Ed (Genny) Herring and Joe (Ruth) Herring; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Bellefontaine on Monday, November 27 from 2-4 & 6-8pm. Pastors John Young and Tom Walters will officiate the funeral service on Tuesday, November 28 at 11am at the funeral home. Burial will be in Huntsville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wilson Health Hospice, 1083 Fairington Dr., Sidney, OH 45365.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.

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