Friday, April 25th, 2008
Wilma Gertrude Deitsch, 94, 806 W. Market St., Celina, died at 12:25 a.m. April 23, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
She was born Nov. 25, 1913, in Liberty Township, to William C. and Emma M. Fisher Weitz. On Nov. 25, 1937, she married Lawrence Valentine Deitsch, who died June 7, 1958.
Surviving are an adopted son, Edward, Celina; two sisters, Christiana Deitsch, Rockford, and Magdalene Weitz, Celina; a stepson-in-law, Eugene Hirschfeld, Celina; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.
Deceased are two brothers, Paul and Elmer Weitz; and a stepdaughter, Patricia Hirschfeld.
She worked at the Mercer County Library in Celina for 38 years. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church Hopewell of rural Celina, the Senior Citizens Craft Club, Celina Garden Club and the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. She was a 1931 graduate of Celina High School.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Debra Domeier officiating. Burial is at Buck Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church.
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