Natalia Elaine (Welly) Oberholtzer

January 11, 1928 ~ August 15, 2018 (age 90)

Natalia “Elaine” Oberholtzer, age 90, of St. Paris, OH passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in her residence.  Born on January 11, 1928 in Tiffin, Ohio, Elaine was the daughter of the late Fred and Cora (Murtins) Welly.  She married Reed Oberholtzer in 1950 and he survives in St. Paris. Together they raised two children; Ann Marie Oberholtzer and Eric Reed (Rose) Oberholtzer both of St. Paris. Two grandchildren, Luke and Sarah, and a brother, Jim (Barb) Welly of Frenchtown, Ohio also survive her. In addition to her parents, two brothers Charles and Walter preceded her in death. Elaine graduated from Carey High School and received her master’s degree from Toledo University. She was a teacher at Findlay City Schools and was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority.  A. funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday,, August 22, 2018 in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 121 E. Walnut Street, St. Paris Ohio with Fr. Matthew Lee officiating.. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Saint Paris, Ohio.  Memorial donations can be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 3797 Summit Glen Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45449 or American Cancer Society, Ohio Division, Inc, Southwest Region, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206. Condolences to the family may be sent to

Donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association Miami Valley Chapter
31 W. Whipp Road, Dayton OH 45459

American Cancer Society, Ohio Division, Inc. Southwest Region
2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati OH 45326
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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