Claire Louise Ohlwiler
by Kim Swindell Wood | July 30, 2016 10:45 am
Last Updated: July 30, 2016 at 12:15 pm
Claire Louise Ohlwiler, 95, of Rock Island, and formerly of Orlando, Florida, passed away July 27, 2016, at River Park Hospital, in McMinnville.
Mrs. Ohlwiler was born Sept. 17, 1920, in Rochester, New York, to Clair Owen and Alice VonRitter Owen.
She was a graduate of Monroe High School and a graduate of Rochester Business Institute.
She and her late husband were longtime residents of Orlando, Florida. She has been a member of Rock Island Presbyterian Church and Rock Island Ladies Club since moving to Rock Island, in 2000.
She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 60 years, Ralph D. Ohlwiler, and by her sisters, Ruth Haschka and Dorothy Chambers.
Survivors include her daughter, Jean (Ronnie) Madewell, of Rock Island; son, Robert Ohlwiler, of Land O’ Lakes, Florida; grandchildren, John (Britany) Ohlwiler, of Fruitland Park, Florida, Robert (Belinda) Wilcoxson, of Doyle, Michael (Crystal) Wilcoxson, of Sparta; and great grandchildren, Bryce Wilcoxson and Jessie Bunch.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home, is in Cookeville, is in charge of arrangements.