Ouida June Westerfeld
Ouida June Barclay Westerfeld, 97, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, William Westerfeld; son Brian Westerfeld; and son-in-law David Abplanalp.
Ouida, the daughter of Emerson L. and Clara Ethel Barclay, was born on June 19, 1921. She grew up in Decatur County, IN, before marrying Bill on February 15, 1942.
Together they raised four children: Pamela (David) Abplanalp of Columbus, IN, Barclay Westerfeld (Edie Nelson) of Westcliffe, CO, Brian (Joan) Westerfeld of Batesville, IN, and Penni (Jim) Snodgrass of Indianapolis; 8 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
Bill and Ouida were longtime residents of Batesville and then Indianapolis. Most recently, Ouida has been a resident of Traditions of Reagan Park assisted-living facility. Ouida had a number of roles and careers in her lifetime, but she relished her lifelong calling as a wife, mother, Granny, and Great Granny.
A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m Saturday, September 29, at New Point Christian Church with visitation proceeding the service from 1:00 to 2:00. Burial will be at Rossburg Cemetery in Decatur County, IN.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Indiana, 8350 South Emerson Avenue, Suite 140, Indianapolis, IN 46230 or online at https://seasonsfoundation.org/donate/ or the charity of the donor's choice. Meyers Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Online condolences www.meyersfuneralhomes.com.
Published on September 27, 2018


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