In earlier years she was employed by the Buffalo Area School District for several years.
In previous years, she had lived with and was cared for by her daughter-in-law, Deanna Westphal.
She is survived by three grandchildren: Kenneth Westphal of Jamestown, Donna Peterson of Little Valley and Nancy Westphal of Deltona, Fla.; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Evan O. Westphal, who died July 14, 1961; a son, Donald E. Westphal, who died in 1977; and a brother, Paul Schiendel.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Visitation will not be observed. Inurnment will be in the St. Johns Cemetery, Cheektowaga.
Arrangements are by the Lind Funeral Home.