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Martha A. (Ulrich) Sottiaux

July 12, 1933 ~ August 12, 2020 (age 87)


Martha A. Sottiaux, 87, of Oil City, PA. , died at 3:05 P.M. Wednesday August 12, 2020 at Oakwood Heights in Oil City.

Born July 12, 1933 in Oil City, PA., she was the daughter of the late Anton & Myra Hirst Ulrich.

Martha was a graduate of Oil City High School.

She was married on June 3, 1950 in Winchester, VA. To James W. Sottiaux and he preceded her in death on August 18, 2009.

Mrs. Sottiaux was a homemaker for many years working 8 years at the Telephone Co. and at the age of 50 she received her nursing degree from Venango Campus.

She worked as a registered nurse at the Oil City Hospital and earned certification as a mental health nurse.

Martha & Jim were former members of the Hasson Heights Presbyterian Church.

She enjoyed sewing, reading and was known as one on the fence ladies for many years at the Oil City Swimming Pool.

Martha and Jim enjoyed vacationing in Myrtle Beach and Okeechobee Florida for many years.

She is survived by six children and their spouses

James Sottiaux & his wife Bonnie of Rockland

Julie McClelland & her husband Tom of Oil City

Amy Wienand of Florida

Louise Schwabenbauer & her husband Randy of Virginia

Daniel Sottiaux & his wife Tracy of Flower Mound, TX

Peter Sottiaux & his wife Darlene of Fredericksburg, VA

11 grandchildren

Michelle Sottiaux & Jeff Ellison

Sara Black & her husband Derek

Holly Sottiaux & her husband Nathan Billings

Tom McClelland & his wife Kelly

Lindy Tollervey and her husband James

Sonya Walsh & her husband Eric

Steve Schwabenbauer and his girlfriend Christina Leccia

Kelly Skobjak & her husband Nick

Erika Hawkins & her husband Justin

Andy Sottiaux & his wife Gina

Megan Sottiaux

9 Great Grandchildren also survive.

She is also survived by her beloved sister

Mary Plyler of Oil City

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother Tony Ulrich, sister Margaret Hanson, son in law Robert Wienand, and beloved brother in law Robert Plyler as well as close friend Flora ”Susie” Ray

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorials may be made to the Venango County Humane Society or to the American Diabetes Association

The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may be sent at www.reinselfuneralhome.com






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