Obituary for Edna Jean Wolff
Edna Jean “Jeannie” Wolff 91 of Franklin, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin.
She was born June 9, 1925 in Danville, IN. Her parents were William Leslie Zimmerman and Lou Edna (Long) Zimmerman.
She married Dr. Charles L. Wolff on March 25, 1951 in Danville, IN. he survives.
She was a graduate of Danville High School, attended Central Normal College in Danville, and was a graduate of Butler University.
She had been an elementary teacher at Payne and Southside Elementary Schools in Franklin.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Victory Christian Church in Franklin, P.E.O., Daughters of the American Revolution, and Matinee Musicale.
She loved to sing, sewing, working with flowers, playing the piano and especially entertaining and hosting many people over the years, she dearly enjoyed hospitality.
Her Christ-centered values that guided her life by and passed on to her family was most important to her.
She and her husband were former residents of Rotonda, Florida for seventeen years.
Survivors include her husband Dr. Charles L. Wolff of Franklin, a daughter LouAnne Wheeler (Garry) of Franklin, three grandchildren Abbie Kay Herschell of Indianapolis, Katie Anne Herschell of Nashville, TN., and Elliot Lincoln Wolff (Jennifer) of Hampton, TN., seven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son William Leslie “Les” Wolff on December 25, 2001, a grandson Bryan Philip Wolff on November 27, 2005, and two brothers John Long and Harold Long.
Pastor Rick Davis will conduct a service Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 1:30PM at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin. Friends may call Tuesday from 11AM till service time at the mortuary. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin. Memorial contributions may be made to Victory Christian Church 1720 North Graham Road Franklin, Indiana 46131. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com. Information 317-738-0202.
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