Isabelle Webber Westfall died Aug. 27, 2019, at the Towne House in Fort Wayne. She was born Oct. 8, 1921, to John Webber and Ruth Hall Webber in Cass County. She graduated from Lucerne High School and Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Indianapolis.
She married physician George Westfall in 1942. The couple moved to Goshen at the end of WWII and opened a family medical practice. She was a volunteer at the Goshen Red Cross Blood Bank for many years and was also the president of the Psi Iota Xi Social Sorority. She was one of the founders of the kindergarten program at Waterford Grade School. The Westfall’s always loved the lakes, and after retirement the couple moved permanently to Lake Wawasee where she lived for many years.
She was a lifelong walking enthusiast and traveler, having visited all seven continents. She was a painter and an avid bowler who was inducted into the Goshen Bowling Hall of Fame at age 90.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George, her son-in-law, Daniel Paflas MD, sister and brother-in-law Jane and Elbert Reuter, brother and sister-in-law J.C. and Mary Webber, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Dallas and Arlene Westfall, and beloved aunt Hildreth Hall. Survivors include Janet Paflas, Jade Parsons (Charles MD), and John Westfall MD (Nancy). Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, John Paflas (Leslie), Nick Paflas (Lisa), Allyson Paflas (Carter Cast), Ashley Waterfield (Harry), Anne Caplan (Chad), Chad Parsons (Alison), Joe Parsons (Jessica), Jack Westfall (Kristin), Rob Westfall (Sara), Joe Westfall (Shawn), Ted Westfall MD (Alexandra), 25 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration in memory of Isabelle’s life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, at Yoder Culp Funeral Home, Goshen with calling one hour before.
Memorial donations in memory of Isabelle may be made to The Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation, P.O. Box 548, Syracuse, IN 46567.
Burial will be at a later date in Violett Cemetery.