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WISSINGER, Mahala (Bortel)

    Tribune-Democrat, 18 Apr 1993, Contributed by Lynne Canterbury

Name:   WISSINGER, Mahala (Bortel)
Death Date:   16 Apr 1993
Age:   97
Birth Date:   27 Aug 1895
Parents:   J. M. & Sarah (Kauffman) Bortel
Spouse:   Moses H. Wissinger
Preceded in death by:   Parents; husband (d. Oct 1975); 3 brothers; 5 sisters
Survived by:   Children - Bernice Wissinger, Sheldon (h/o Betty Brewer); grandsons - Sheldon (h/o Bonnie Mathieson), Bruce (h/o Darlene Bellock), Scott (h/o Judy Boratko); 4 great-grandchildren
Buried:   Forest Lawn Cemetery
Newspaper:   Tribune-Democrat
Obituary Date:   18 Apr 1993
Contributed by:   Lynne Canterbury
Remarks:   WISSINGER -- Mahala Bortel, 97, Lynchburg, Va., formerly of South Ford, died April 16, 1993, in Lynchburg. Born Aug. 27, 1895, in South Fork, daughter of J. M. and Sarah (Kauffman) Bortel. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Moses H. Wissinger, who died in October 1975; three brothers and five sisters. Survived by these children: Bernice Wissinger, Lynchburg, Va.; and Sheldon, married to former Betty Brewer, South Fork R. D.; grandsons, Sheldon, married to former Bonnie Mathieson, and Bruce, married to former Darlene Bellock, both of South Fork R.D.; and Scott, married to former Judy Boratko, Richland; and four great-grandchildren. Member of First United Methodist Church, South Fork. Last surviving member of her immediate family. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Homer J. George Funeral Home, South Fork, where service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. John Weaver. Interment, Forest Lawn Cemetery.

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