Elsa (Hein) Witzke, 94, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at her daughter's home in Centerburg.
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Born April 8, 1919, in Cleveland, she had lived in Mentor since 1970.
Mrs. Witzke had worked in the blue print department at Addressograph Multigraph for many years. Following her retirement, she enjoyed working in her flower garden.
Survivors are her children, Carol (Edward) Herbst of Centerburg, Adolf B. (Bonnie) Witzke Jr. of Perry and Walter (Michelle) Witzke of Euclid. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Elsa was preceded in death by her husband, Adolf B. Witzke Sr.; and brothers, Walter Hein and Rudolf Hein.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home and Cremation Center 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor.
The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Mentor Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mrs. Witzke's memory to Faith Lutheran Church, 8125 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060.
Online obituary at
Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8466 Mentor Avenue Mentor, OH 44060
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Jan. 29, 2014