Selma Anna Marie Merkle

First Posted: 6/4/2008

OHIO CITY -- Selma Anna Marie Merkle, 93, died at 8:20 a.m., June 4, 2008, at VanCrest Health Care Center, Van Wert.

Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Van Wert. Pastor Timothy Sims will officiate. Burial will be in the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, Van Wert.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.

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