Elsie Ann Guengerich was born February 17, 1921, in Elkhart, Ind., the daughter of Julius and Anna (Desing) Miller. On June 21, 1942, Elsie was united in marriage to Glenn Guengerich. They made their home in the Wellman community where Elsie was the librarian for the Wellman Scofield Public Library from 1968-1986. Her greatest joy was time with her family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Elsie passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018, in Wellman at the age of 96 years.
Elsie is survived by three daughters: Millicent Hershey of Lancaster, Pa., Becky (Dean) Rhodes of Goshen, Ind., and Anna Marie Guengerich (Jim Yoder) of Wellman; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 75 years, Glenn, who passed away in October 2017; brothers: Everett, Stanley, Clarence, Paul, Clark, and Robert; and her sister, Lydia Guengerich.
Celebration of Life Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 15, 2018, at the Wellman Mennonite Church. Burial will be in the Wellman Mennonite Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service. Visitation will be from 2:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. Visit www.powellfuneralhomes.com for more information
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