Loretta Baltes (nee Dobscha), age 78 of Westlake passed away Friday, December 24, 2021, after a sudden illness, due to a CVA, surrounded by her husband, children and grandchildren. She was born February 15, 1943 to parents Albert and Ruth (nee Timm) Dobscha in North Olmsted, OH.
Loretta was a graduate of North Olmsted High School and a retired bookkeeper for Autonation. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading, puzzles, and nature. Her true joy came from being a grandmother and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her beloved husband Donald Baltes of 57 years; loving children Jeffrey (Sandy Sanicky), Dawn Spurlock (Philip) and Julie Juhasz (Ken); cherished grandchildren Shelbey, Isabel, and Alyssa; dear siblings Bill and Bertie.
She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Wilma.
No funeral or memorial service is immediately planned. The family will notify loved ones in the future when the service is planned.
Memorial contributions may be forwarded to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Cremation by Busch Funeral Home. www.buschcares.com 440.937.6175