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Naonto 'Notty' Sylvester

Naonto "Notty" Sylvester, 92, of Perrysburg, Ohio, formerly of Park Rapids, died Monday, April 6, 2009 at the Manor of Perrysburg.

She was born on Dec. 12, 1916 in Paulding County, Ohio to Delbert and Lillian (White) Venderly. In 1936 she married Ed Sylvester. They had three children. The family lived in Indiana until 1951 when they purchased Round Bay Resort on 3rd Crow Wing Lake. They sold the resort and, after living on the lake for several years, they moved to Park Rapids in 1992. She was involved with the Park Rapids Senior Citizens Club. In 2005, she moved to Ohio.

She is survived by her children: Zonnie (Jim) Sell, of Perrysburg, Ohio, Donald (Connie), of Sanford, N.C., and Maurice (Joanne), of Park Rapids; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a sister; and three brothers.

Funeral service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 14 at Riverside United Methodist Church in Park Rapids with Rev. Don Bird officiating.

Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 13 at Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in Park Rapids and one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.

Casket bearers: Wayne Schroeder, Erv Melchert, Dennis and Edward Bolton, and Floyd and Mark Frank.

Interment: Greenwood Cemetery in Park Rapids.

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