Ethel Louise (Firestone) Cram

Born: Mon., May 3, 1943
Died: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
Location: Weicht Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
Location: Weicht Funeral Home

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Ethel “Louise” Cram, 76, of Angola, Indiana and formerly of Coldwater, Michigan, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Elevate Senior Living in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

She was born on May 3, 1943 in Clinton, Indiana to Russell and Ruth (Wallace) Firestone.  She graduated from Coldwater High School.

Ethel married Joel D. Cram on December 6, 1973 in Pleasant Lake, Indiana.

She had worked as an Inspector for Dana Weatherhead, Angola, Indiana for 9 years before retiring.

Ethel served in the US Navy where she was a Journalist.

She was a member of the Columbia Church of Christ in Columbia, Ohio and the First Church of Christ in Coldwater, Michigan.  She was also a member of Toastmasters.  Ethel enjoyed playing baseball in her younger years and loved to socialize with her friends.  She had a big heart and most of all loved her family and spending time with them.

Surviving are her husband, Joel D. Cram of Angola, Indiana; sons, Rick Onofrietti of Coldwater, Michigan, Ken (JoHanne) Onofrietti of Angola, Indiana, Jon (Tammy) Onofrietti of Angola, Indiana and Dave (Dawn) Taulbee of Rome City, Indiana.  Also surviving are her 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Carl Firestone.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with an hour of visitation prior to the service.  Pastor Jeremy Jones will be officiating.

Visitation will be from 4-6 PM on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Steuben County, Indiana.

Memorials may be made to the Columbia Church of Christ in Columbia, Ohio.

Charitable donations may be made in Ethel's memory to the following organization:

Columbia Church of Christ
Columbia, Ohio

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James and Melissa Chorpenning
   Posted Tue December 24, 2019
Sorry for your loss, it is so hard to lose family around the holidays. Prayers to the family!

Pam and Kenny Firestone
   Posted Wed December 25, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to the family for the loss of Louise, she was such a warm hearted person who always had a smile. Sure loved talking with her. May the Angels wrap the family in their wings and provide comfort, love and strength at this time. Much love to all.