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February 17, 1927 — June 16, 2012

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Iretha Rose Werling, 85, of Fairfield Avenue, Tiffin, died at 2:50 pm Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.

She was born February 17, 1927, in Wood County, Ohio, to Carl and Amy (Snyder) Taylor.  She married Edward Joseph Werling November 25, 1948, in St. Mary Catholic Church.  He died April 15, 1999.

Survivors include two sons, Michael (Linda) Werling of Olney, Ill, and Stephen (Marilyn) Werling of San Antonio, Tex.; four daughters, Renee (Lloyd) Sand, Margaret Werling, Theresa (Joe) Feasel, and Madeline Scherger, all of Tiffin; 15 grandchildren, Michelle (Richard) Reynolds, Christina (James) Moore, James Werling, Daniel Werling, Melissa Payne, John Stewart, Sandra Stewart, Brynnen Castillo, Becky (Joe) Swora, Jennifer Warnement, Thomas, Kevin, and Alysia Scherger, William Feasel, Holly Fitch; 10 great grandchildren, Bobby, Nicholas, Jake, Alexia, Noelle, Jose, Pursia, Zandra, Dharani, and Asiel.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a granddaughter, Crystal Scherger.

Mrs. Werling was a graduate of Melmore High School.  She retired as a secretary at C.S. Bell Company.  She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and its Rosary Altar Society, Tiffin Optimist Club, Allen Eiry Senior Center, Daughters of Isabella, Autumnwood Auxiliary, had served as a high school CCD teacher, a volunteer at the Ritz Theatre and the Ritz Bingo.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio  44883 (419)447-3113.

Prayers will be said at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at the funeral home, followed by the funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, with Rev. Gary Walters officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  The Rosary will be recited in church 20 minutes prior to Mass at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church or to Habitat for Humanity, in care of the funeral home.
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