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Barbara J. Witzler

July 7, 1942 December 17, 2018
Barbara J. Witzler
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Obituary for Barbara J. Witzler

Barbara J. Witzler, AGE 76, of Luckey, OH passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the ProMedica Toledo Hospital. She was born July 7, 1942 in Toledo, OH to Robert P. and Catherine M. (Spellacy) Scanlon. On June 5, 1965 she married Frederick J. Witzler in Toledo. Barb and Fred raised two children and celebrated over 50 years of marriage before his passing in August of 2015. Barb was a 1963 graduate of the Mercy School of Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse for 40 years and was very dedicated to her profession in providing care to others. Barb was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bowling Green, where she served on many committees and with multiple groups over the years. She was very proud to be a grandmother as her grandchildren brought her much happiness.

Barbara is survived by her daughter; Suzanne (Todd) Wax of Luckey, son; Timothy Witzler of Holland, daughter-in-law; Johnelle Witzler of Holland, grandsons; Jacob Thornton of Portage, Jared Thornton of Luckey, Coy Witzler of Holland, step-granddaughter; Katie Harlow of Oak Harbor, step-great-grandchildren; John and Sofia, brother; Michael Scanlon, sisters; Patricia Scanlon, Carol Palermo, Paula (Gary) Lake and Joan Scanlon. In addition to her husband; Fred, she was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Robert F. Scanlon.

Per the family’s wishes Barbara, will be laid to rest in a private committal service in Troy Township Cemetery, in Luckey. Marsh & Marsteller Funeral Home in Luckey, has been entrusted with her care. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of contributions to: Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church or the Wood County Humane Society. Those wishing to express a note of sympathy, share a memory or photo, may do so at

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Event Information

Private Family Committal

Cemetery Details


Troy Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

525 Krotzer Ave
Luckey, OH 43443

525 Krotzer Ave Luckey 43443 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church

22552 Carter Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402

Wood County Humane Society


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