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Ihla Rose Wittscheck
Ihla Rose Wittscheck, age 92, lifelong resident of Assumption, died peacefully, Sunday morning, April 25, 2021, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born January 25, 1929 in Assumption to Leo and Mareta (Sipe) Gillen. Ihla Rose attended St. Mary's School in Assumption and married Glen W. Wittscheck. He preceded her in death August 28, 2003.
Ihla Rose worked as a clerk at the St. Mary's Meat Locker and was a waitress at Harold's Place. A devout Catholic, Ihla Rose was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and its Rosary-Altar Society. Ihla Rose remained very active, always working outside making her home look beautiful and cleaning the inside. She enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family.
Ihla Rose is survived by her children, Mary Ann (Joseph) Mundwiler, Thomas (Mary Lou) Wittscheck, Robert (Shirley) Wittcheck, Barbara (Doug) Phillips, Susan (Bob) Poulson, Terry Wittscheck (Sherry Vaughan), Annette Wittscheck (Loren Phillips) and Iann (Eric) Blaylock; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; her siser, Verna Green; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, Glen, Ihla Rose was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Kelly Wittscheck, brothers, Albert and Maynard Gillen and sister, Irene Komon.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Assumption, where a Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 12:00 (Noon). Father Michael Dandurand will preside. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
To the Wittscheck Family Our deepest sympathy What a cute picture of her. She was so much fun to talk to at church about her pickles. May she rest in peace.
The Walter Keil Family
Shirley Keil Apr 29 2021 12:00 AM
What a special, special lady. She could always light up a room. What a reunion there is going on in heaven!
Our deepest sympathy to the whole Wittscheck Family. Love, Kenny and Jan Gillen
Jan Gillen Apr 28 2021 12:00 AM
Nice picture of Aunt Effie! My memory: When I was 16 I borrowed a suitcase from her for a school trip to Chicago. As a thank you gift I gave her a bone china set of dinosauers. A few years ago she returned them to me with a hand written note that said "I took good care of these for over 40 years, now it's your turn. I hope you like them as much as I did." That made me cry! Rest in peace.
Harry and Aggie Miller Apr 27 2021 12:00 AM
Dear Gillen/Wittscheck family, Deepest sympathy. Let God's promise soften your sorrow. Sincerely, John W. and Carla Laver
JOHN W LAVER-L CARLA LAVE Apr 27 2021 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss...Prayers for the family
Rich Gadt and Diana Apr 27 2021 12:00 AM
"Woody" and Shirley, thinking of you at this time of sadness. I did not know your mother but I am sure she must have been a wonderful person. Thoughts and prayers are sent your way.
Karen P. David Apr 27 2021 12:00 AM
I remember her smile and her laugh. Unforgettable! My husband and I want to express our sympathy to Aunt Effie's entire family.
Ernie and Kathy (Komon) Meyer Apr 26 2021 12:00 AM