Vivian V. George, 88, of Delphos, died Wednesday, December 4, 2002, at Vancrest Health Care Center.
She was born November 23, 1914, in Mendon, to the late Harry and Bonnie (Wooden) Wolery. On August 25, 1934, she married Loren George, who died February 2, 1997.
Mrs. George was a homemaker and 1934 graduate of Bowling Green High School. She belonged to Gomer United Church of Christ, the Ladies Young at Heart club and was a 50-year member of Sugar Creek and Shawnee Grange.
Survivors include three sons, Loren (Pat) George of Ardmore, Ala., Robert George of Lima and Chester (Peggy) George of Delphos; four grandchildren, Mike (Sherry) George, Carol (Greg) Schuerman, Matt George and Cynthia George, and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Chester and Harry Wolery and a granddaughter, Melissa George.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Harter & Son Memorial Chapel in Delphos, the Rev. Brian A. Knoderer officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Delphos.
Calling hours are 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gomer United Church of Christ or a charity of donor's choice.
Mary Young, 79, of 11178 Grill Road, died at 3:10 a.m. Friday, December 6, 2002, at Van Wert County Hospital.
She was born September 28, 1923, in Delphos, the daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Martin) Boberg. On September 25, 1944, she married Ray F. Young, who died September 13, 1982.
Mrs. Young retired in 1982 from Harter Corporation in Van Wert after several years of employment. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Van Wert and was active in the church over many years. She was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 886 Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors include one son, Ray F. (Darlene) Young of Convoy; one brother, Ronald (Erlene) Boberg of Lima; three sisters, Wilma (Pete) Smith of Angola, Ind.; Pauline Robbins of Lambertville, Mich., and Alice (Leo) Paglow of Holland, Mich.; two grandchildren, Amy Strawser and Jodi Young, and two great-grandchildren, Drew Strawser and Chelsi Young.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Elvin and Melvin Boberg.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home in Van Wert, the Rev. Richard Birk officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert.
Calling hours are 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Calvary United Methodist Church.
Paislie Rose Miller-Dickinson, died shortly after birth on Friday, December 6, 2002, at Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus.
Her parents are Kerby Miller and Jennifer Dickinson.
Other survivors include paternal grandparents, Jim and Mary Jo Miller of Grover Hill; maternal grandparents, Lou and Rose Ann Dickinson of Van Wert; paternal great-grandparents, Marcella and Ned Crum and Rita Miller, all of Grover Hill, and maternal great-grandparents, Blanche Dickinson and Ed and Edna Kanney, all of Van Wert.
She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandfather, John Miller, and her maternal great-grandfather, John "Finney" Dickinson.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert, with Father Joseph M. Schmelzer officiating.
Brickner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Delores L. McClory, 82, of Florida, died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, December 7, 2002, at Defiance Hospital.
She was born October 8, 1920, in Payne, the daughter of the late Victor and Catherine (Burke) Malcuit. She married Robert McClory, who survives.
Mrs. McClory was a homemaker and a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Defiance.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Nannette (James) Bechtol of Florida; one sister, Marcelene Meyer of Hicksville; two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Payne, with Deacon Donald Coughlin officiating.
Calling hours are after 4 p.m. Tuesday at Slade Funeral Home in Payne, where a rosary service will be conducted at 8 that evening.
Memorial contributions may be made for masses.
Avis Aline Askew, 66, of Delphos, died at 4:20 a.m. Saturday, December 7, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare of Lima.
She was born January 3, 1936, in Brinkley, Ark., the daughter of the late Claude and Irene (Clark) Askew. In 1951, she married Calvin Atterberry, who preceded her in death, as did her second husband, Myrl Akerman Sr., whom she married in 1970.
Ms. Askew was a homemaker and liked to do jigsaw puzzles, cook, read and spend time with family and friends.
Survivors include three sons, Dennis (Laura) Atterberry of Delphos, Mark Atterbury of Los Angeles, Calif., and Myrl Akerman of Washington; two daughters, Quincy (Robert) Kiracofe and Marcia Ardner, both of Delphos; a sister, Billie Jean (Cecil) Bryant of Covington, Tenn.; nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Claude Askew Jr., and three sisters, Nell Reid, Faye Pitts and Frankie Walker.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Harter & Son Memorial Chapel in Delphos, the Rev. David Howell officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Delphos.
Calling hours are 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or the American Cancer Society.
Estella Cashel, 96, of Van Wert, left this life to spend eternity with her Lord at 8:25 a.m. Sunday, December 8, 2002, at Van Wert Manor nursing home in Van Wert.
She was born January 1, 1906, in Scott, the daughter of the late Clarence Delmer and Alta Luella (Rager) Rider. In 1923, she married Floyd W. Murphy and they were divorced in 1956. In 1962, she married Russell Cashel, and he preceded her in death in 1995.
Mrs. Cashel worked for Floyd and Jerry Crow in their grocery store in Van Wert for many years. Later, she worked at the Williams & Hoaglin Store in Scott and retired from Mohr's Hardware in Scott. She was a member of Country Chapel United Methodist Church in Haviland and the Women's Circle of the church. She was active in the Van Wert Senior Center. Her hobbies included embroidery, quilting, playing the organ and traveling in most of the 50 states and Mexico. She enjoyed working with her family at the Van Wert County Fair in the Farmer's Daughter food stand. She was also a former member of Scott United Methodist Church and Convoy United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Billy (Shirley) Murphy of Findlay; a daughter, Vernabel Louise (Gale) Compton of Van Wert; three stepsons, Dennis Cashel, Roger Cashel and Myron Cashel; one stepdaughter, Marcia Cashel; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ruth Moore, and three brothers, Burton, Harold and Daniel "Jake" Rider.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home in Van Wert, the Rev. Paul Miller, assisted by the Rev. William Kelly, officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery near Middle Point.
Calling hours are 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Country Chapel United Methodist Church in Haviland.
Vernon J. Hoverman, 80, of Ohio City, died at 1:25 a.m. Sunday, December 8, 2002, at Van Wert County Hospital.
He was born November 18, 1922, in Gary, Ind., the son of the late Russell and Ruth (Aurand) Hoverman.
Mr. Hoverman was the retired owner of the former Yours and Mine Restaurant and Bar 30 in Van Wert. He served as a pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was a member of American Legion Post 178, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5803 and Lodge 1197, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, all in Van Wert.
Survivors include three sons, William J. Hoverman and Kim (Bonnie) Hoverman, both of Van Wert, and Jay (Andrea) Hoverman of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a daughter, Toni (Chuck) Blair of Fort Wayne, and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brickner Funeral Home in Van Wert, the Rev. Paul W. Miller officiating.
Calling hours are from 1 p.m. until the time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Lung Association.