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Jeanette "Jen" (Pohlman) Schweller

February 23, 1930 ~ October 28, 2018 (age 88)

Jeanette “Jen” Schweller

    OTTOVILLE – Jeanette “Jen” Schweller, 88, of Ottoville died 7:40 p.m. Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Van Crest of Delphos.  She was born February 23, 1930 in Delphos to the late Oscar and Amilda (Lindeman) Pohlman.  On August 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; 4 grandchildren:  Brian (Wendy) Altenburger, Jill (Brian) Wenzlick, and Renee (Aaron) Burgei, all of Ottoville and Erika Erb of Delaware; 9 great-grandchildren:  Emma, Hannah and Ava Wenzlick, Evan Altenburger, Kara, Courtney and Kendall Burgei, and Ruby and Dot Salvator.

    She was preceded in death by a son:  Robert James Schweller; and 2 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 be 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 2, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Very Reverend Jerome Schetter officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville.  Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. 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 to Van Crest Assisted Living.  Online condolences may be expressed at

Donations may be made to:

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Maintenance Fund
Ottoville OH 45876

Vancrest Assisted Living Center
Delphos OH 45833

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