Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


July 17, 2014

Vyola F. Gutzwiller, 91


Vyola F. Gutzwiller, 91, Mesa, Arizona, and formerly of West Lafayette and Batesville, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Arizona. 

Born June 15, 1923, in Batesville, she was the daughter of Clara (Narwold) and Walter Westerman. She married Martin Gutzwiller Sept. 24, 1944, at Fort Rucker, Alabama, and he preceded her in death June 10, 1982.

She is survived by her daughters Anita (Jon) Duff, Gilbert, Arizona, and Janna Ott, Morgantown, West Virginia; grandchildren Kathryn (Chris) Loffredo, Abbe (Chris) Cavanaugh, Jaclyn (Ralph) Cook and Jeffrey Ott; great-grandchildren Drew Loffredo, Brynn Cavanaugh, Cooper Cavanaugh and Nicholas Cook; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, sister Martha Dieckmann and brother Wallace Westerman.

A memorial service was held in Arizona. The family will receive friends from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Weigel Funeral Home followed by a 10:30 a.m. graveside service at St. Louis Cemetery. 

The family requests memorials to the Margaret Mary Health Foundation Hospice Fund. 


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