Nov. 21, 1917-March 27, 2013
Katherine E. “Kay” Caprilla, 95, of Ottawa died at 7:38 a.m. Wednesday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born November 21, 1917 in Baltimore, Md., to the late Thomas and Carrie (Miller) Mayo.
She was married to Robert Wannemacher who died Oct. 20, 1975, she then married Carman Caprilla, who is also deceased.
She is survived by two children, Charles (Nancy) Wannemacher and Gail (Jerry) Osting of Ottawa; six grandchildren, Robin (Jerry) Levine of Rockford, Mich., Scott (Bobbie) Osting of Ottawa, Anita (Rich) Ross of Ottawa, Jason (Cindy) Osting of Leipsic, Lindsey Wannemacher of North Carolina and Brent Brickner of Delphos; eight great-grandchildren, Austin Levine, Madison Levine, Avery Ross, Walter Ross, Kennedy Osting, Easton Osting, Claire Osting, and Blake Brickner. She was preceded in death by a great-grandson: Robert Wannemacher; 2 brothers: Charles and Clifton Mayo; and a sister: Hilda Hatter.
Mrs. Caprilla owned and operated Wannemacher Jewelers in Ottoville and Delphos from 1945 to 1981 and she later was a cook at the Ottawa Eagles. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Ottawa; Ottawa Eagles, Ottawa VFW and Ottawa American Legion auxiliaries; and had been on the Ottoville Village Council.
A Funeral Service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa, the Rev. Matt Jozefiak officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home, where there will be a scripture service at 2:30 p.m., Ottawa Eagles Auxiliary service at 7 p.m., Ottawa American Legion Auxiliary service at 7:15 p.m. and Ottawa VFW Auxiliary service at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences can be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.