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Charles Wannemacher

Trust, Knowledge & Service
Past, Present & Future

Wannemacher Jewelers is a full-service jewelry store delightfully located in Ottawa , Ohio. Our family has been providing outstanding service and quality products to our friends, neighbors and customers for generations.

Whether you’re looking for fine jewelry or gift ideas, you’ll find it at Wannemacher. We’ll take the time to make sure you get exactly what you want.

Diamonds are an area of expertise at Wannemacher’s. From engagement rings to necklaces, from bracelets to earrings, we offer a huge selection and quality craftsmanship.

Old-fashioned customer service was the philosophy of my grandfather, as well as my parents, and it’s a tradition we proudly carry on today.

Shining moments in the Wannemacher family history

Charles Wannemacher opened the first Wannemacher Jewelers in 1915 in Ottoville to better serve his clientele as a watchmaker, a trade he had been practicing since 1896. As the business grew, his son, Robert, joined the company.

When the founder died in 1945, Robert and his wife Katherine took over the business and expanded it, opening two more stores, one in Delphos and another in Spencerville. All three stores were in operation until 1963 when the Spencerville store closed. The Ottoville and Delphos stores served their communities until Robert’s death in 1975.

Katherine sold the Ottoville store and brought her children, Gail and Charles, into the business to help run the store in Delphos. Katherine retired in 1980.

In 1985 Charles and his wife Nancy moved to Ottawa to raise their family. The current store was opened in downtown Ottawa in 1986. Gail retired from the business in 1999 and today Charles and Nancy proudly run the store, carrying on the family tradition.



Wannemacher Jewelers • 215 East Main • Ottawa OH 45875 • 419.523.4646 • 877.523.4970
Serving the greater areas of Ottawa, Findlay, Lima, and Defiance.
Fine Jewelers for Three Generations • Confidence, Trust, and Service of a Local Jeweler