|Birth: ||Jan. 12, 1921|
|Death: ||Oct. 23, 2007|
Ethel was born to Carl and Lucile (Gittler) Cheesman. On Jan. 21, 1945, she married Glenn D. Oertley in the First Presbyterian Church of Princeville. He survives.
She is also survived by her sister, Barbara (Roy) Durbin; three children, Nancy (Harvey) Varness, David (Elaine) and Charles (Karen); five grandchildren, Erik (Kate) Varness, Todd Varness (fiancee Dierdre Conley), Kristin Varness, Ann (Johnny) Kantz and Jennifer Oertley; three great-grandchildren, Emma, Max and Samantha Varness; and a foreign exchange student, Ludo Claussens.
She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Miles G. Colwell; and two brothers, Robert and Jack Cheesman.
She first taught in a one-room school in Edelstein and later in the Dunlap Schools, at both Wilder-Waite and Pioneer Junior High.
Carl Henry Cheesman (1899 - 1940)
Lucille I Gittler Cheesman Colwell (1902 - 1987)
G David Oertley (1949 - 2013)*
Ethel Cheesman Oertley (1921 - 2007)
Robert E. Cheesman (1922 - 1994)*
John G Cheesman (1923 - 1990)*
Barbara R. Durbin (1929 - 2010)*
Princeville Township Cemetery
Plot: Div E, Row 3, Lot 108
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Oct 31, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22581671
Added: Dec. 23, 2013