Victoria Theys, age 73, of Grand Rapids, Ohio passed away Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee. She was born August 17th, 1945 in San Juan, Puerto Rico to Julio and Susa (Martinez) Celpa. Victoria worked for Jeep, retiring after more than 32 years of service. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Grand Rapids, Ohio and the Spanish Baptist Church in Toledo. Victoria enjoyed swimming which she did often at the Anne Grady Center. She also liked being outside tending to her gardens. Victoria was an avid animal lover and was known for spoiling her dogs and cats.
In addition to her parents, Victoria was preceded in death by her loving husband, Thomas Theys and sister, Lidia Ramirez. She is survived by a host of loving family and friends which include, Liset Rodriquez, Elba Torrez-Negron, Maria Celpa, Aida Martinez, Ivette Ramirez, Olga Celpa, Linda Ramirez, Luis Gonzales, loving friends, Joan Watson and RoxAnn Durant, stepchildren Donna, Danial and Tim Theys and many more friends from Bethany Baptist and Spanish Baptist Church.
The family will receive guests Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 from 2:00 - 8:00 pm at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, SW Chapel, 4752 Heatherdowns Blvd. (419-381-1900) and 1 hour prior to service on Wednesday at the church. Funeral Services will begin Wednesday at 11:00 am. at the Bethany Baptist Church, 14070 Bailey Rd. Grand Rapids, Ohio, 2 miles south of Neapolis Rd. Officiating will be Pastor Tim Coley. Interment will follow at Wakeman Cemetery, Waterville, Ohio.
Victoria's family would also like to extend a special Thank You to longtime friend, Vincent Jurez for his support and guidance during this very difficult time. Your kindness is appreciated.
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