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Barbara Ann Wirtanen

Obituary for Barbara Ann Wirtanen

July 17, 1935 - November 9, 2018
Strongsville | Age 83


Barbara Ann Wirtanen, age 83; passed away November 9, 2018; beloved wife of the late Irwin; loving mother of Laurel Wirtanen-Siloy (Thomas); sister to Carol Telischak (Ronald); aunt to Jennifer and David Telischak (Becky); great aunt to Monte and Harrison Telischak; beloved dog mom of Miko Lopez, Lola Mae, Willow, Taichi, and Daisy, and grandmother of many fur babies. Barbara spent 40 years as a nurse in the Greater Cleveland area. Memorial contributions may be made to the Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, UT 84741 or the Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO), 322 Westwood Avenue, Orrville, OH 44667. Family will receive friends at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129, Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. A prayer service will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9:15 am. Service to follow at the Ridgewood United Methodist Church, 6330 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129. Interment immediately afterwards at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brook Park, OH. 440-842-7800

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Best Friends Animal Society
    5001 Angel Canyon Rd.
    Kanab, UT 84741
  • The Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO)
    322 Westwood Avenue
    Orville, OH 44667

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Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

7501 Ridge Road
Parma, OH 44129
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