Viola Anna Welly

Viola Anna Welly, 89, of Tiffin, died at 11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 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 three children, 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 was 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 house wife and a member of All Saints Parish, Bascom, Moose, Eagles, and Farm Bureau. She volunteered for 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 Street, Tiffin, (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 at 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 to view the Celebration of Life Video, go to www.traunerofuneralhome.com.