Johanna Rutschkowski, a resident of Dundas Manor in Winchester for the past six years, passed away at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Thurs.,May 28, 2015. She was 92.
Johanna was born in Mannheim, Germany on Dec. 13, 1922 to her parents, Erwin and Lina Ballreich (nee Laumann). She immigrated to Canada in 1954, and moved to Ottawa in 1961, where she met Helmut Rutschkowski. They were married in 1964, and were blessed with one daughter, Johanne. She is survived by her daughter, Johanne (Robert Dubois) of Chesterville, and her sister, Irmgard Uhly of Germany. She was predeceased by her husband, Helmut, her brother, Heinrich, and her sisters, Emma and Anna-Marie. She is also survived by nieces and nephews. Johanna was an amazing baker and loved animals.
Friends may call at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Chesterville on Fri., June 5 from 10 am until the time of the memorial service at 11 am followed by interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville. The pallbearers will be Tom Ganslmaier, Ron Jonas, Shane Jonas, and Travis Jonas.
Donations to the OSPCA or Animal Rescue would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.marsdenmclaughlin.com