Viola Lenora Westrich, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday March 20, 2020 at Harbor Manor Nursing Home in Noblesville and is now home with her Lord and savior.
She was born on July 15, 1928 in Franklin County, Indiana, the daughter of Bernard and Elizabeth Batta.
She was the eighth child of twelve. Mrs. Westrich graduated from St. Paul school in New Alsace, Indiana in 1940. Mrs. Westrich was a housekeeper and a nanny in Cincinnati, Ohio. She met and married the love of her life, Charles Westrich Sr., they were married on May 5th, 1951. They had nine children.
Mrs. Westrich enjoyed dancing and writing letters. She had a strong faith and a love of family and will be truly missed by those who knew her.
Survivors include her siblings, Annabelle (Dennis) Suttmiller and Ben (Rita) Batta; sons, Dennis (Linda) Westrich of Shirley Ind., Gary (Linda) Westrich of Noblesville and Edward (Nicole) Westrich of Australia; daughters, Carol (Bruce) Neiman of Sheridan, Arlene (Thomas) Trocke of Noblesville, Ruby House of Danville, Ky. and Linda (Charlie) Wilder of Anderson; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her siblings, she was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two sons, Charles Westrich Jr. and Thomas Westrich; and one grandchild, Amanda Hall.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday March 25, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville, Ind., with Father Thomas Metzger officiating. A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date. The Liming Family Funeral Home in Shirley, Ind. is honored to be serving the family.