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Clarissa Leigh Short

Clarissa Leigh Short, age 19 years, of Fayette, passed away Saturday afternoon, Oct. 18, 2008, from injuries received in an all-terrain vehicle accident.

She was born May 26, 1989, at Wauseon, the daughter of Rodney and Brenda (Nofziger) Short. She was a 2007 graduate of Archbold High School, and was a sophomore at Malone University at Canton, Ohio, majoring in nursing.

During the summer she worked at Homestead Ice Cream Shoppe and at the Farmers & Merchants State Bank in Archbold.

She was a member of the Central Mennonite Church near Archbold.

She is survived by her parents, Rodney and Brenda Short of Fayette; one brother, Arrin Short of Fayette; one sister, Ashley (Michael) Zimmerman Jr. of Indianapolis, Ind.; grandparents, Dean and Janeth Nofziger of Wauseon, and Roger and Doris Short of Archbold.

Memorial services will be held today, Wednesday, at 11 a.m. at the Central Mennonite Church with Pastors Jeffrey Smith, Wanda Stopher, and Jim Bartholomew officiating. A graveside service will precede at 9 a.m. on Wednesday in the Pettisville Cemetery.

Short Funeral Home in Archbold was entrusted with the arrangements.

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