Saturday, October 6th, 2007
Mabel Prichard, 94, formerly of Ohio City, died at 9:25 p.m. Oct. 4, 2007, at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home.
She was born July 15, 1913, in Harrison Township, Van Wert County, to Joseph and Esther Agnes Grote Germann. On July 10, 1951, she married Ada Doyt Prichard, who died Nov. 8, 1974.
Surviving are a daughter, Betty L. Spitler, Ohio City; two stepsons, William (Maxine), Van Wert, and Doyt (Jeannette), Spencerville; two stepdaughters, Beth Seelig, of Indiana, and Phyllis Ainsworth, Ohio City; two brothers, Paul (Yvonne) Germann, Celina, and Howard (Marvee) Germann, St. Marys; two sisters, Norma (Charles) Zizelman, Rockford, and Alice (Lloyd) Smith, Celina; a granddaughter, three great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are four brothers, Elmer, Arthur, Lester and Herbert Germann; and five sisters, Agnes Teboe, Mildred Germann, Ireta Grace, Helen Searight and Laura Kahn.
She worked for 43 years at the tobacco factories in Van Wert, Delphos and Lima. She was a member of Ohio City Church of God, where she served as a Sunday school teacher.
Graveside services are 3:30 p.m. Monday at Ohio City Woodlawn Cemetery, the Rev. Randy Bevington officiating.
There are no calling hours.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Arrangements were handled by Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert.