Phyllis Wulff
Phyllis Wulff

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Phyllis Wulff, 87, of Bowling Green, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

Phyllis was born in Van Wert, Ohio, to the late E. Floyd and Mabel (Withrow) Hoaglin.

She married Cecil Wulff in 1946 and he passed away on Feb. 15, 1976.

Phyllis is survived by her daughter: Denise Zephier of Bowling Green, grandson: Keir Zephier and granddaughter: Glenn Zephier.

Phyllis was also preceded in death by an infant son: Martin Wulff; daughter: Sonja Whitesell; brother: Max Hoaglin, and son-in law: Hob Zephier.

Phyllis was an administrative assistant for the History Department at Bowling Green State University, where she obtained her love for history. She was a member of the St. Marks Lutheran Church in Bowling Green. She enjoyed gardening and biking while living in McClure. Phyllis enjoyed travelling throughout the United States and reading the newspaper every day.

In her spare time, Phyllis enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and sewing. Phyllis especially enjoyed reading a good book. She and her daughter Sonja would purchase books and share them. In her later years, Phyllis found a love for baseball and enjoyed watching and cheering for her favorite team, the Cleveland Indians.

A Celebration of Life service in Phyllis will be private.

Arrangements have been entrusted with the Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory, 1460 W. Wooster St., P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

Memorial contributions in Phyllis’ honor can be made to Bridge Hospice, 1069 Klotz Road, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.

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