OBITUARY: ELMA VAS, 91, OF MILAN

Elma Vas

Elma Vas

Elma M. Vas, age 91, died Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. She was born on October 17, 1924 in Wauseon, Ohio to Henry and Marie (Reiss) Gomer. On April 26, 1952 she married Charles Vas and he preceded her in death in 2011. Elma was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Milan and the Milan and Pittsfield Senior Citizens. She retired in 1988 from the Milan Area Schools.
Survivors include her daughter Barbara (Mark) Carlson of Evanston, IL, a son Michael Vas of Adrian, two sisters Pauline Glenn of Milan and Shirley Shanahan of Garland, TX along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers Edward and Harold Gomer and two sisters Lydia Piercy and Rosella Vorce.
Visitation was held at Ochalek-Stark Funeral Home in Milan on Friday from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 8pm. Funeral services were held at St. Paul Lutheran Church on Saturday, February 20th at 12:00pm noon with burial following at Marble Park Cemetery, Milan. Memorial contributions may be made to Milan Seniors for Healthy Living. www.ochalekstark.com.

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