Mrs. Della A. Wolschleger, 95 of Parisville, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Courtney Manor in Bad Axe.
She was born on January 6, 1923 to the late Joseph and Frances (Smielewski) Nowiski. Della married Vincent F. Wolschleger on April 26, 1941 at Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church in Harbor Beach. They farmed together until he passed away on March 9, 1980.
Della was a graduate of the Schulte Country School. She was a former parishioner of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Helena. After moving to Parisville in 1966, she became a parishioner at St. Mary Catholic Church. She was a member and former officer for the St. Mary Rosary Sodality and the St. Mary Seniors Citizen’s. Della enjoyed traveling, playing cards and bingo and visiting with family and friends.
Della is survived by two sons, William Wolschleger of Warren and Ronald (Donna) Wolschleger of Harbor Beach; her grandchildren, Greg (Julia) Wolschleger, Eric (Dawn) Wolschleger, Carey Wolschleger, Kimberly (Bob) Menominee, Brian Kosal and his spec. friend Becky Jones, Linda (Terry) Schember, Kurt (Jennifer) Wolschleger, Tina (Greg) Sweeney, Dan (JaNiece) Wolschleger, Tom (Dr. Leslie, PhD) Wolschleger, Stacey (Chris) Hazel, Melissa (Sean) Geistler, Dr. Michelle (Dr. John, MD.) Lucia, MD, Sheila (Dr. Doug, PhD) Gornowich; great grandchildren, Sean, Justin, Haley, Nathan, Samantha, Shane (Ashley), Sarah (Greg), Stephanie (fiancé, Brandon), Tegan, Lailah, Grayson, Ashley, Ryan, Katelyn, Kyle, Ava, Laney, Noah, Alexander, Giselle, Gianna, Zachary, Vincent, Sadie, Sidney, Brady, Corey (spec. friend, Sophia), Courtney (Jimmy), Maddie, Macie, Cece, Max, Isabelle and Ainsley; great great grandchildren, Katlynn, Jailie, Melanie, Zachary, Brooklyn and Breanna; one sister, Virginia Leisse; in-laws, Albert & Helen Wolschleger, Benedict and Evangeline Wolschleger.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Diana Jackson, daughter-in-law, Jean Wolschleger, grandson, Joseph Kosal, great granddaughter, April Menominee, great great granddaughter, Brooklyn Drayton; her siblings, infant brother, Raymond Nowiski, Clarence (Minnie) Nowiski, Norman (Margaret) Nowiski; sisters, Margaret (Sylvester) Groll, Marian (Harry) Mausolf; brothers in-law and sisters-in-law, Harry Leisse, Jerome (Mary) Wolschleger, Leonard (Gertrude) Wolschleger, Ed (Jen) Wolschleger, Denis (Rosemary) Wolschleger, Norman (Deloris) (Doris) Wolschleger, Irvin (Marie) Kubacki, Melvin (Leona) Ziskie.
Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 am Friday, July 20 at St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Isidore Parish in Parisville. Rev. Todd Arnberg, pastor will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Mary Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly on Thursday from 2:00-8:00 pm and Friday at St. Mary Catholic Church only from 10:00 am until the Mass at 11:00 am. There will be a rosary by the St. Isidore Rosary Sodality at 4:00 pm and a parish vigil service Thursday evening at 7:00 pm. Both services will be at the funeral home.
Memorials have been requested to Our Lady of Lake Huron School in Harbor Beach or the Family Discretionary Fund. Please make any check for the family payable to Ronald Wolschleger.