Johanne E. Wertz

Johanne E. Wertz, 75, died peacefully at her home in Strasburg while under hospice care on Friday, February 22, 2008. She was surrounded by her loving family. Johannes husband of 45 years, the late Gene R. Wertz, died in 2000. Born in Strasburg, she was the daughter of the late Claude L. and Jennie S. Waltman Eshleman.

Johanne graduated from J. P. McCaskey High School in 1950 and the Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing in 1953. Having worked her entire career from 1953 to 1994 at LGH, she retired as a nursing supervisor. She enjoyed reading and loved homemaking.

Surviving Johanne are her daughter Kimberly A. Wertz and her sister Beverly L., wife of Harold L. Wiker, all of Strasburg.

VIEWING: Monday, Feb, 25th from 10 to 11 am at Bachman Funeral Home, 7 S. Decatur St., Strasburg, PA. FUNERAL: Monday at 11 am at the funeral home, with Pastor Steve D. Doutrich officiating. Private interment will take place in Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery. Please omit flowers. Kindly consider mailing a contribution in Johannes memory to Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

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