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Betty Margarette WILHELMY

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Betty Margarette WILHELMY Obituary


Betty Margarette, age 93, passed away on February 28, 2014. She was born December 15, 1920, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Anne Lawrence Rollins and Otmer Rollins. Beloved wife of the late Odin Wilhelmy, Jr. Devoted mother of Ann Raab (Dave), Margaret Wilhelmy, and Janet Jackson (Rob). Loving grandmother of Amy Russell (Brent), Joe Raab (Michelle), Lisa Allen (Sean), and Laura Gutzwiller (Joe). Also blessed with eight great-grandchildren. Raised in Covington, Ky., Betty graduated from Holmes HS. in 1938. She graduated from UC in 1942 and received a master's degree from Columbia U. in 1943. She married her college sweetheart, Odin, in 1945, started their life together in Ithaca, NY, and then spent 55 years in Upper Arlington, OH. She was devoted to her family and to volunteer work with her church, Boulevard Presbyterian, and with the Columbus Symphony. She was an academic counselor at The Ohio State University. The family extends its gratitude to the loving staff at the Alois Alzheimer Center. Visitation will be March 7, 2014 beginning at 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at the Cedars of Lebanon Chapel of Spring Grove Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to Boulevard Presbyterian Church, 1235 Northwest Blvd, Columbus, OH 43212 or to the Alois Alzheimer Foundation, 70 Damon Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45218 in her memory.

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Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Mar. 4, 2014
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