Isabelle Waelde, 96, of Newcomerstown passed away Monday, July 3, 2017 at Riverside Manor Nursing & Rehab. Center, Newcomerstown.

She was born January 22, 1921 in White Cottage to the late Dwight and Belva (Miller) Weeks. She was secretary for her husband's optometry practice. She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Church Choir, Sorosis Club, Oriental Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, and was an MYF counselor. On June 21, 1941, she married Dr. John Waelde who preceded her in death on November 16, 2003.

She is survived by her son, John Robert (Grace) Waelde of Sullivan, IL; her daughter, Shirley Ann (John) Shannon-Stevenson of Reynoldsburg; four grandchildren, Jennifer (Josh) Rilying of Rochester, IL, Mark (Lynn) Waelde of Sullivan, IL, John (Shani) Shannon, active duty U.S. Navy, Kelly (Toma) McConaha of Dublin; two great-grandchildren, Luke Waelde and Shannon McConaha; step-grandson, Austin Minnigerode.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Dwight Weeks Jr. and a special friend, Kenneth Porcher.

Graveside services were Friday, July 7, 2017 at 11 a.m. at West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown with Rev. Garry Marlatt officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Ste E, Green OH 44685. Online condolences may be made at