Adeline Ruth Wuerch Kraft, 88, Mount Vernon, Ohio (formerly of Gallipolis) passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living in Mount Vernon, Ohio in the care of Kindred Hospice. She was born June 15, 1928 in Almond, Wisconsin, daughter of the late E. W. Henry Mueller and Martha (Kristall) Mueller. Adeline was a music and piano teacher for many years, worked with Guiding Hand and was a charter member of the New Life Lutheran Church, Gallipolis, Ohio where she served a organist for many years. A dedicated volunteer, Addie was involved in Community Concerts, Seal of Ohio Girl Scout Council as a troop and day camp leader and was also a member of the MRDD Board. She married Eldon Otto Wuerch August 20, 1949 who preceded her in death after nearly 50 years of marriage March 21, 1999.
She is survived by three children: Stephanie (Scott) Wilson, Richard E. Wuerch and Christine M. Widrig and six grandchildren: Zachary (Megan Morrison) Wilson, Alexandra S. Wilson, Joshua (Elaine) Sanders, Eli L. Widrig, Benjamin M. Widrig and Ava Adeline Widrig; two great-grandchildren, Gabrielle and Eldon Sanders and third great-grandchild expected in August. She also leaves behind to cherish her memory her twin sisters, Grace Mickow and Gloria Pipkorn and many generous and loving nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by husband, Gerald Franklin Kraft November 12, 2006; brother, Milton Finster and sisters, Trudy Marx and Marcella Crimi.
The family is deeply grateful to the nurses and staff of Brookdale Mount Vernon and Kindred Home Health and Hospice or the excellent care that Addie received.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in the New Life Lutheran Church, Gallipolis, Ohio with Rev. John Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in Mound Hill Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the church Wednesday 11 a.m. to the time of service. The McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis, Ohio is honored to serve the Wuerch Family.
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