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Monday, January 12th, 2009
Lela Partin
Mercer County native Lela E. Partin, 96, of Van Wert, died at 8:10 p.m. Jan. 9, 2009, at Vancrest Healthcare Center, Van Wert.
She was born Jan. 16, 1912, in Mercer County, to Charles and Jenny Hole Gray. On June 29, 1939, she married J.R. Partin, who died Aug. 23, 1995.
Survivors are a sister, Velma Quinter, Dayton; and two sisters-in-law, Rose Ann Gray, Celina, and Shirley Partin, Van Wert.
Deceased are four brothers, Arley, Richard, Larry and Gerald Gray; four sisters, Edith Adams, Margaret Bertke, Mary Ellen Jutte and Betty Jane Cummins.
She was a homemaker and member of Wesley United Methodist Church and the Women of the Moose, both of Van Wert.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, the Rev. Jay Nesselroad officiating. Burial is at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and after 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Condolences can be sent at agfhc@embarqmail.com.
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