Lotte Widerschein, 88

Lotte Widerschein, 88

star August 25, 2021 ~ 17 Elul 5781


Lotte Widerschein, 88 of Louisville died August 25, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband Morton “Marty” and her son Ross.

Born on March 15, 1933, in Konstanz, Germany, Lotte was the only child of Gertrude and Kurt Wolf. Fleeing pre-war Germany, she & her family joined other relatives in Waterloo,  IA  where she grew up.

Lotte enjoyed playing violin with the JCC Orchestra and its successor.  She was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, the Senior Club at the JCC, and a life member of Hadassah.   She was an avid bridge player and was slowly learning to play Mahjong.

Lotte is survived by her son Michael Widerschein and his wife, Aline Meeker; her grandsons Samuel and Jacob Widerschein and her cousins, the Nadler family including Mark Nadler.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 27, at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., followed by burial at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.   Visitors are welcome at the funeral home beginning at 10 a.m. Masks are required.

The family wishes to thank Kelly Smith, NP, Melanie Drury NP, Dr. Lazar and the entire staff of compassionate caregivers at the Episcopal Church Home for their love and care.

Memorial donations are appreciated to Keneseth Israel Congregation, 2531 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40205.  To donate online click here

Temporary Marker

Keneseth Israel Cemetery
Section E-20