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Walz, Ada
1920 - 2017
Ada Laurene Walz, passed away on, December 15, 2017. Ada was born in Omaha, Nebraska on December 28, 1920. She attended high school in Chicago before moving to Columbus with her parents. After moving to Columbus, Ada enrolled at Dennison University and was a member of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority. During that time she met and married her husband Charles on November 15, 1941. Ada loved Columbus, her hometown for most of her life. She had been active in several local organizations and other activities. She also raised three children with her now deceased husband. In 1958, Ada decided to go back to college and finish her degree, so she enrolled at Ohio State University. In 1960, she graduated with a degree in Elementary Education. After teaching a few years in the Columbus School system, she then enrolled at Xavier University and received her credentials as a reading specialist. She taught reading in Columbus until she retired in 1983. Ada and her husband, Charles, were former members of the Country Club of Naples Florida and the Columbus Athletic Club. They were also long time members of Brookwood Presbyterian Church. Ada had been married to her late husband, Charles, for 76 years. She is survived by sons, Charles Walz and his wife, Ana Milena and Eric Walz and his wife, Pati. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Todd Walz, Kevin Walz, Amanda Walz; and five great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her daughter Pamela and grandson Ryan. Funeral service will be held 10 am Friday, December 22, 2017 at Wesley Ridge Retirement Community-Kimes Chapel, 2225 Taylor Park Dr., Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068. Entombment to follow at Green Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Schoedinger East Chapel.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 20, 2017
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