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Martha E. Wiederkehr

Martha Wiederkehr

Martha Wiederkehr

Martha E. Wiederkehr, age 96, of Stryker, passed away on May 5, 2019 at her home.

Martha was born in Stryker on Jan. 12, 1923, the daughter of James & Naomi (Spindler) Rataiczak.

She married J. Edward Wiederkehr on Oct. 7, 1948, and he preceded her in death in 1984.

She was a charter member of The Gideon’s Auxiliary of Williams County, and faithfully supported The Gideon’s International.

A lifelong resident of Stryker, she taught home economics at Wauseon and coowned Wiederkehr’s Stryker Clothing. She volunteered at Care & Share, Archbold, over 25 years.

She is survived by her sister in-law, Doris Rataiczak, Novelty, Ohio, and nieces and nephews.

She is also preceded in death by her parents and brother, James Rataiczak II.

Service will be private, with no visitation. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Stryker.

Memorials may be made to the Gideon’s International or Care & Share in support of Mennonite Central Committee.

Short Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with the arrangements. www.ShortFuneralHome.com.