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Phyllis J. DeHaven

July 4, 1931 ~ March 2, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Phyllis DeHaven Obituary

Phyllis J. DeHaven, 92, of Norwalk, Ohio passed Saturday, March 2, 2024, at her residence.  She was born July 4, 1931, in Quincy, Illinois to the late Bernice (Tucker) and Frank G. Kroeger.  Mrs. DeHaven worked at Motorola in California. She moved to the Fitchville/Norwalk area in 1976 and worked as a bartender at the Branding Iron and Riverside Tavern in Clarksfield, Ohio. 

She was a member of the Victory Baptist Church and was strong in her faith and loved her Lord. Mrs. DeHaven loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren, dancing, spending time outside, and loving and feeding stray animals.  She had a true passion for thrift shopping and garage sales.

Mrs. DeHaven is survived by her children, David (Betty) DeHaven, Gwen Dunlap, Sherry Baum, Kimberly DeHaven and Deborah (Isadore) Steffanni along with several grandchildren and great grandchildren; 4 stepchildren, Kurt (Linda) DeHaven, John (Jill) DeHaven, Joyce (Mike) Kanaby and Janet Teeters.  She was preceded in death by her parents; Husband, Jack Carlyle DeHaven; son, Danny DeHaven; brother, Donald Harmon and sister, Betty Kroeger Burley.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 6,2024, from 12 noon until the time of the service at 2 p.m. at Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio, with Pastor Brian Prong officiating. Graveside services will be held at Columbiana County Memorial Park, 16078 Irish Ridge Road, East Liverpool, Ohio 43920 on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 1 PM.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Ave., Norwalk, Ohio  44867.   Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting

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March 6, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home
98 West Main Street
Norwalk, Ohio 44857

Funeral Service
March 6, 2024

2:00 PM
Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home
98 West Main Street
Norwalk, Ohio 44857

Graveside Service
March 7, 2024

1:00 PM
Columbiana County Memorial Park, East Liverpool, Ridge Road, Ohio


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