Katherine E. “Kay” Caprilla
Katherine E. “Kay” Caprilla
OTTAWA - Katherine E. "Kay" Caprilla, 95, of Ottawa died at 7:38 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
She was born Nov. 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 both 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 two brothers, Charles and Clifton Mayo; and a sister, Hilda Hatter.
Kay 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 Town Council.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa with Fr. Matt Jozefiak officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ottoville.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences can be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.