Friday, November 5, 2010

Bernard Franklin & Colette Rose (Wurm) Puthoff

Colette Rose Wurm, daughter of John Christian and Adeline Rose (Engeman) Wurm, was born 22 Oct. 1882 in Venice Township, Seneca County, Ohio and died 27 April 1962 at Coldwater, Mercer County, Ohio.  Her birth record in the Seneca County Probate Court records her name as Rose Corletta Wurm.  Colette married Bernard Franklin Puthoff 17 Oct 1905.  He was born 20 Feb 1873 at Egypt, Ohio to Frank H. and Catherine (Brandewie) Puthoff and died 22 July 1922.

Gravestone of Bernard F. and Colette R. (Wurm) Puthoff - Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Celina, Mercer County, Ohio

Obituary of Colette R. (Wurm) Puthoff - The Lima News, Lima, Ohio, 28 April 1962, page 2 (Note - spelling of last name in obituary is in error)
"COLDWATER - Mrs. Colette Puthoss, 79, of 3178 E. North, died at 2:30 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of Mercy Hospital where she had been a patient for the past four days.  She was the widow of the late Ben Puthoss who died in 1922.

She was born Oct. 22, 1882, the daughter of the late Christian dna Adalina (Engleman) Wurm.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, St. Ann Rosary Society and the Altar Society of Immaculate Conception Church in Celina.

She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Chris Hoening of Coldwater, Mrs. Arnold Wendell of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Mrs. Ivo Huelskamp of Coldwater; three sons, Robert and Lee of Coldwater, and Cyril of Chickaway; two sisters, Mrs. Estella Schunck and Mrs. Treasda Thomas, both of Celina, 18 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Requiem high mass will be sung at 10 a.m. Monday in the Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Rev. Albert Metz as celebrant.  Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery in Celina.

Friends may call at the Desch's Funeral Home in Coldwater after 7 p.m. today."

Children of Bernard & Colette (Wurm) Puthoff
Standing, L to R - Madonna, Christilda,
Marie & Bernadine
Sitting, L to R - Robert, Ruth & Leo
Bernard Franklin and Colette Rose (Wurm) Puthoff had eight children:
1 - Marie C. Puthoff was born 25 Aug 1906 at Celina, Ohio and died 28 Oct. 1946 at Minster, Ohio.  Marie became a Catholic nun and was known as St. Mary Hildebertha.
2 - Bernadine Tresa Puthoff (1907-1930)
3 - Mary Christilda Puthoff (1909-1979)
4 - Leo Joseph Puthoff was born 14 Oct 1910 at Celina, Ohio and died 1 Oct 1977 at Dayton, Ohio.  He never married.
5 - Madonna R. Puthoff (1911-1987)
6 - Robert John Puthoff (1913-1986)
7 - Ruth M. Puthoff (1914-1974)
8 - Cyril William Puthoff (1916-1987)

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