Karla M. Ozella
SPRINGFIELD – Karla M. Ozella, 68, of Springfield died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at her residence.
She was born May 1, 1940, in Litchfield, the daughter of Herbert and Vernis Scharf Niemann; they preceded her in death. She married Joe Ozella; he also preceded her in death.
She is survived by a son, Steve (Susan) Gartner of Litchfield; two stepdaughters; grandson, Nicholas Gartner; three stepgrandsons; two sisters, Shirley (Bud) Helgen and Sharon (Ron) Schwab, all of Litchfield; brother, Ray (Betty) Niemann of Litchfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was an operations assistant for the state.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bob Green officiating. Burial will be at Elm Lawn Memorial Park in Litchfield.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran School Tuition Assistance Fund.