Ann (Wilson) Van Nort, 68, Sandusky, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, February 3, 2020, at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland.
Born on July 28, 1951, in Norfolk, Va. She grew up in Galion, Ohio and graduated from Galion High School in 1969. Ann taught for thirty-five years, beginning her career in the Perkins Local School District teaching English at Briar Middle School. She spent the majority of her career teaching Math in the Sandusky City School District at Jackson Junior High. Throughout her teaching career, she received numerous awards for outstanding teaching, including the prestigious Martha Holding Jennings Award for Excellence and touched thousands of students and others lives.
Ann is survived by her husband of 45-years, Geoffrey Van Nort; sons, Andrew (Erin) Van Nort of Brecksville and Doug (Katie) Van Nort of North Ridgeville and daughter, Alison Van Nort of Columbus; grandchildren Emma Van Nort, Kamryn Van Nort, Peyton Eversole and Brantley Van Nort; and her brother, John (Dena) Wilson of Lewisville, TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents Howard and Betty Wilson; her brother, Michael Wilson and nephew Bruce Wilson.
Friends may call on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 4 P.M. until time of memorial services at 6 P.M. at Toft Funeral Home & Crematory 2001 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Erie County Humane Society, 1911 Superior St., Sandusky, OH 44870. Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be made to the family by visiting toftfuneralhome.com.
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