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Therese Marie Ollig, 88, of Winsted

Therese Marie Ollig

Heaven received its newest angel.
Therese Marie Ollig (nee Horejsi) passed away peacefully and gracefully Wednesday, Oct. 3, surrounded by her loving family at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted at the age of 88.
She is survived by a sister, Kathleen Nuebarth; a brother, David (Susie) Horejsi; her loving children, Thomas (LuAnn) Ollig, Yvonne (Charles) Selcer, Mike Ollig, Mark Ollig, Yvette (John) Hoffman; 12 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Ollig was welcomed into Heaven by her husband of 32 years, John; parents, John “Jack” C. Horejsi and Cecelia M. Horejsi (nee Zeik); brother, John Jr.; sisters, Mary and Marguerite Horejsi SSND; and her daughter, Antoinette Marie Ollig.
Therese Marie Ollig was born Aug. 26, in Silver Lake to John and Cecelia Horejsi. She was baptized into the Catholic faith at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Mrs. Ollig attended grade school at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Silver Lake and graduated high school from St. Angela’s Academy in Morris, Ill. in 1948.
She enjoyed traveling, holidays, and spending time with her family and friends.
Mrs. Ollig served as president of the Winsted Telephone Company from 1982 to 1993 following her husband’s passing.
She enjoyed conversation, smiles and laughter. Mrs. Ollig was dedicated to her family.
She was an accomplished singer, as well as a gifted pianist and accordion player. Mrs. Ollig was an active and dedicated member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.
Visitation took place on Sunday, Oct. 7, 4 to 8 p.m., with CCW Rosary at 5 p.m. and Parish Prayers at 6 p.m., at Chilson Funeral Home, 200 Fairlawn Ave. W., Winsted. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Therese Marie Ollig was held Monday, Oct. 8, 3 p.m., with visitation one hour prior, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Interment was at Winsted Holy Trinity Cemetery.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family. 320-485-4447. www.chilsonfuneralhome.com