Bishop Albert H. Ottenweller, retired Bishop of Steubenville, Ohio, was welcomed into the eternal love of God, Sunday morning, September 23, 2012 at the Ursuline Center, Toledo, Ohio. During his short sickness, he was surrounded by family, friends and the loving care of the Center’s community and staff.

Bishop was born April 5, 1916 in Stanford, Montana to his late parents, Charles and Mary (Hake).

He is preceded in death by his sisters, Sister Mary Jogues, SND, Beatrice and brother, Raymond and by his many nieces and nephews of the Buescher, Lowry and Pfahler families.

Reception of the Body will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday Sept 25 in St. Martin de Porres Church, Toledo followed by a wake service at 6:30 p.m.  The body will lie in state for visitation at Rosary Cathedral, Collingwood Blvd., Wednesday from 3 p.m. until a Mass at 6:30 p.m. A Vespers Service will take place Thursday at 7 p.m. in Holy Name Cathedral, Steubenville and the funeral liturgy will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, September 28. Interment will be Saturday, September 29 at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Cemetery Leipsic, Ohio. It is Bishop’s desire that any contributions be given in his memory to the continuation of the Servant Leadership, 1618 Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH 43612. Please view and sign the “on-line” guest registry at .

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.