Jen Schweller
Jen Schweller

Feb. 23, 1930-Oct. 28, 2018

OTTOVILLE – Jeanette “Jen” Schweller, 88, of Ottoville died 7:40 p.m. Sunday at Vancrest of Delphos.

She was born Feb. 23, 1930, in Delphos to Oscar and Amilda (Lindeman) Pohlman, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 20, 1949, she married Henry Schweller, who survives.

Jen is also survived by two children, Judy (Randy) Altenburger of Ottoville and Susan Erb of Columbus; four grandchildren, Brian (Wendy) Altenburger, Jill (Brian) Wenzlick and Renee (Aaron) Burgei of Ottoville and Erika Erb of Delaware; nine great-grandchildren, Emma, Hannah and Ava Wenzlick, Evan Altenburger, Kara, Courtney and Kendall Burgei and Ruby and Dot Salvator.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Robert James Schweller; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard (Sara) Pohlman and Gordon (Nukker) Pohlman.

Jen was a homemaker who loved to cook and bake. No holiday was complete without Grandma Jen’s noodles and apple pie. She loved to travel. Her favorite places included Las Vegas, Florida and any casino along the way. There were many happy summers spent at their cottage at 5-span. Her life’s greatest joy was her family. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville, and its Altar Rosary Society.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Very Rev. Jerome Schetter officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.  Thursday at LOVE-HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Jackson Township, where a scripture service will be held at 1:45 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Maintenance Fund or Van Crest Assisted Living.

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