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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Tuesday September 28th, 2021
3:00pm - 7:00pm

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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Wednesday September 29th, 2021

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Laura Amy Topel

Laura Amy Topel, age 92, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Friday morning, September 24, 2021, at Spring Meadows Care Facility in Holland, Ohio. She was born June 17, 1929 to Herschel and Lottie (Signs) Rose.

Laura was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church and Swanton American Legion Murbach Siefert Post #479. She loved birds and had a passion for collecting birdhouses. She also loved tropical fish and lighthouses. She always had her house decorated for the holidays and you would never find her without her beads.

Laura is survived by her children, Christine Souslin, Gary (Karen) Topel, Susan (Tom) Farough, Paula Wheeler and Terry (Brenda) Topel; 10 grandkids; 26 great-grandkids and 8 great-great-grandkids. She is also survived by her brothers, Jack (Gail) Wymer and George (Rita) Wymer; brother-in-law, Bob Decker and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Laura was preceded in death by her granddaughters, Kelly Clawson and Rebecca Souslin; sister, Ruth Decker and sons-in-law, Dale Wheeler and Richard “Dick” Souslin.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 28th from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, September 29th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home, with Pastor Jeremy Rands officiating. Interment will follow at East Swanton Cemetery.

Special thanks to Jenny Massie with Senior Helpers who helped take care of Laura over the past several years.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

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I am very sorry for your loss. I only have great memories of her. I'm sure you will all miss her dearly. In my thoughts and prayers.

Debbie Maples Oct 1 2021 11:29 PM

I am sending prayers of comfort to all of Mrs. Topel's family & friends.

Karen E. McConnell Oct 1 2021 9:04 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Laura Topel

Cathy (Bardwell) Limes Oct 1 2021 8:05 AM

Paula and Candace I am deeply sorry for your loss. Sincerest condolences from our family to yours. She is in a better place now free of her pain.

Patti Masales Sep 30 2021 8:12 AM

My deepest sympathy to Paula, Terry, Jack and the family.

Sue Sherman - Toledo Mental Health Center/Northwest Psychiatric Hospital Sep 26 2021 1:23 PM

So sorry for your loss,she was a big part of my life growing up.❤️🙏

Nancy Wymer Sep 26 2021 12:47 PM

So sorry to read this. I always enjoyed talking to your mom! Thoughts are with you!

Sharon Conrad Sep 26 2021 12:39 PM