Thecla Vine (Nitschke) Morgan, 80, of Port Clinton, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, in Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton.
Thecla was born July 5, 1926, in Fremont to Clarence Emerson and Marvel Mary (Fauth) Nitschke. On Dec. 27, 1947, in Fremont, she married Warren O. Morgan and he survives. Thecla was a registered nurse at Magruder Hospital for 32 years, retiring in 1987. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Port Clinton. Thecla was a member of the Ottawa County Genealogical Society, Kin Hunters of the Sandusky County Genealogical Society, Magruder Hospital Auxiliary, Mothers' Roundtable and the Sarah Circle of the Church. She will be missed by her loving family and friends.
Survivors include her loving husband of 59 years, Warren O. Morgan of Port Clinton; daughter, Patricia Elsholz of Dundee, Mich.; grandchildren, Eric, Scott and Kristen Elsholz; daughter, Cathy (Heinrich) Dawson of Columbus; son, Jeffrey (Carol) Morgan of Port Clinton and grandchildren Marissa Barr, Zachary Morgan and Alexandra Johnson; son, Richard (Mary) Morgan of Pemberville, Ohio; grandchildren Sara and Emma Morgan; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Annie Weyher of Lake George, Mich.
Thecla was preceded in death by her parents and brother, William Nitschke.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today, and from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home, Port Clinton. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Peace Lutheran Church, Port Clinton. Pastor Lisa Peterson will officiate. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.
The family requests memorial contributions in Thecla's memory be made to Peace Lutheran Church, Port Clinton.
Condolences may be shared at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.