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Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
Sarah Wilkin
Sarah S. Wilkin, 97, Delphos, formerly of rural Venedocia, died at 3:15 a.m. Jan. 25, 2011, at VanCrest Assisted Living of Delphos.
She was born Sept. 26, 1913, in Mercer County, to William F. and Osie Hughes Swygart. On July 12, 1947, she married Charles S. Wilkin, who died Nov. 3, 1970.
Surviving is a daughter, Mary Alice Wilkin, Lima; a son, Charles (Susan) Wilkin, Delphos; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Also deceased is a great-granddaughter; two brothers, Edwin Swygart and Emery Swygart; and a sister, Edith Nolan.
She worked in the Dietary Department of the Van Wert Manor Nursing Home. She was a member of Kingsley United Methodist Church, where she was an active teacher in Sunday School and Bible School. She was a 1931 graduate of Mendon-Union High School.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Cowan and Son Funeral Home in Van Wert, the Rev. Chuck Glover officiating. Burial is at Tomlinson Cemetery in Union Township.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the church or to First Candle for SIDS research.
Condolences may be left at cowanandsonfuneralhome.com.
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