Eva M. Weitzel, age 87, of Fort Recovery, passed away on May 20, 2020 at The Gardens at St. Henry.
She was born June 12, 1932, in St. Henry, to the late Henry and Emilia (Kevelder) Borger. On October 6, 1951, she married the late Joseph Weitzel, who died October 3, 2005.
Surviving are her children, Mary & Jim Link of Bryant, IN, Ken Weitzel of Celina, Marilyn & Jerry Vogel of Fort Recovery, Ron Weitzel of New Weston, Jim & Linda Weitzel of Fort Recovery and Barb & Steve Schlarman of St. Henry; 14 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 4 step grandchildren; 11 step great grandchildren; 2 step great great grandchildren; sister, Anna Marie & Bill Bertke of St. Henry; and in-laws, Mary Ann Weitzel of Coldwater and Alice Weitzel of St .Henry.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia & son-in-law, Leroy Heitkamp; son-in-law, Jim Brunswick ; siblings, Norma Borger, Margaret & Lamar Bierly and Clara & Richard Crombie; infant siblings, Mildred, Frederick, Mary and Bernard; and in-laws, Aloys & Sally Weitzel, Arthur & Vita Weitzel, Cletus Weitzel, Lawrence & Marie Weitzel, Richard & Betty Weitzel, Julius Weitzel, Alvina & Arthur Rindler, Lorena & Wilbert Boeckman, Dorothy & Herb Timmerman, Edna Rose, Julian Rammel and Luke Rose.
Eva was a 1950 graduate of St. Henry High School and was formerly employed at Celina Insurance Group, Celina. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Sharpsburg, and the church's Altar Rosary Sodality.
She loved baking, canning, embroidering, and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, with Fr. Ned Brown as celebrant. A live stream of the mass will be available at www.fortrecoverycatholics.org/streamspot/. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery, Sharpsburg.
Contributions can be made to The Gardens at St. Henry Activity Fund, 522 Western Ave., St. Henry, Ohio 45883.
Condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com