Aldulla M. Reinhard-Pulver, 90
Posted on October 4, 2012
Aldulla M. Reinhard-Pulver, 90, of Bluffton, died at 2:35 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at Christian Care Retirement Community.
She was born Aug. 25, 1922, in Wells County, to Ezra A. Reinhard and Delva (Aschliman) Reinhard. She married Lester Pulver in Bluffton Sept. 20, 1978; he preceded her in death Feb. 14, 2000.
She worked at The Snug in the late 1940s, and also General Electric in Fort Wayne for 26 years. She was the owner/operator of The Variety Shop in Bluffton, and owned a catering business and bakery for more than 40 years. She was known as “The Cake Lady.”
She was also a member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Bluffton.
Surviving relatives include three stepdaughters, Carol (Dave) Masel of New Haven, Mary Ellen Hillegas of Fort Wayne and Barb (Russ) Hutson of Woodburn; seven stepsons, David (Irene) Pulver of Fort Wayne, Bill (Ruth) Pulver of Fort Wayne, Dan (Deb) Pulver of Fort Wayne, Stan (Wendy) Pulver of Columbia City, Steve (Nancy) Pulver of Columbia City, Karl (Lisa) Pulver of Huntertown, and Chris (Kara) Pulver of Bluffton; three sisters, Mildred Badiac of Fort Wayne, Betty (John Carl) Macklin of Ossian, and Edna (William Gene) Moser of Bluffton; two brothers, James (Ruth) Reinhard of Bluffton and Daniel (Deloris) Reinhard of Remington; and 24 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a stepson, Phil Pulver; two sisters, Loretta and Rose Reinhard; and four brothers, Dale, Kenneth, Ezra Jr., and Harry Reinhard.
Calling hours will be from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Goodwin Memorial Chapel in Bluffton and from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Bluffton North Apostolic Christian Church. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, at the church, with Phil Stettner and Nile Bucher officiating. Burial is at the Apostolic Christian Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to the Christian care retirement Community and Family Life Care.
Online condolences: www.thegmcfamily.com.
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