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Viola Anna Welly

Viola Anna Welly, 89, of Tiffin, died at 11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at her daughter’s residence.

She was born July 6, 1930, in New Riegel, to Mars and Rosella (Blechinger) Reinhart.

She married Charles Joseph Welly, April 17, 1948, at St. Boniface Catholic Church, New Riegel. He died July 14, 2001.

Survivors include, Kenny James (Sue Couch) Welly, Rose (James) Dariano and Theresa (Mark) Nichols, all of Tiffin; 11 grandchildren, Daniel Cahill, Traci Cahill, Mark Nichols II, Nicole (Nichols) Smith, Ashley Nichols, Deanna Nichols, Stacy (Nichols) Wise, Tasha Welly, Brandon Couch, Joshua Dariano and Brittany Dariano; 20 great-grandchildren, Paige, Violet, Cayelee, Kennedy, Katelynn, Braylon, Brody, Adalynn, Delsin, Haysten, Kambryn, Huntsleigh, Oskar, Marley, Riley, Kirsten, Kaydence, Jasmine, Eli and Aleigha; and two half sisters, Betty (Mike) O’Connor of Tiffin and Sue (Mike) Reidling of Waynesfield.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; an infant son; a son, Charles Jr.; two daughters, Jane and Sarah Welly; a granddaughter, Kerry Nichols; a great-grandson, Remy Nichols; and a brother, Joseph Reinhart.

Viola was a housewife, member of All Saints Parish, Bascom; the Moose, Eagles, and the Farm Bureau. She volunteered for the American Red Cross for 30 years. She loved to dance, sew, crochet, quilt and play cards. Most of all she loved to spend time with her family.

Visitation for family and friends will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-3113.

Visitation will also be one hour prior to the funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at All Saints Parish, Bascom site. Burial will take place immediately following in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Tiffin.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

For out-of-town flower orders, to offer condolences to the family or view the celebration of life video, visit www.traunerofuneralhome.com