Archbold, OH

Isabelle Elise Thompson

R. Dean Short

R. Dean Short

Isabelle Elise Thompson, infant daughter of Erinn (Springer) and Cameron Thompson of Archbold, passed away at birth at the Bryan Hospital on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.

Surviving with her parents are one sister, Addison; brother, Jalen; maternal grandparents, Edwin & Laura Springer of Edgerton; paternal grandparents, Scott & Deborah Thompson of Vermilion; maternal greatgrandparents, Thomas & Sharon Shpakow of Grand Blanc, Mich.; and paternal great-grandparents, Karl & Oneta Wiechers of Napoleon.

Private services with burial were held in the Archbold Cemetery with Pastor Paul Reichert officiating.

Short Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with the arrangements. R. Dean Short

R. Dean Short, age 81 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday evening, July 7, 2013, at the Toledo Hospital.

He was born Aug. 30, 1931, at Wauseon, the son of Clarence and Mary (Schmucker) Short, and married Esther Yoder on March 10, 1956.

A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, he farmed and worked at the former Dinner Bell in Archbold and Defiance for 38 years.

He enjoyed singing in the Overcomers Quartet for 21 years.

He attended the Lockport Mennonite Church, rural Stryker.

He is survived by his wife, Esther; one son, Sam D. (Janna) Short of Archbold; five grandchildren, Estherlynn (Chad) Dale of Napoleon, David Short, Ethan Short, Seth Short and Rachel Short, all of Archbold; one great-grand- daughter, Maelynn Dale; one brother, Dale (Patty) Short of Archbold; a brother-in-law, Lawrence King of Wauseon, and a sister-in-law, Mary Short of Alvordton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Benjamin Short; and two sisters, Lillian Aeschliman, and Berneda King.

Services will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Lockport Mennonite Church with Pastor Steven Heatwole officiating. Interment will follow in the Lockport Cemetery.

Friends may call at Lockport Mennonite Church from 3-8 p.m. today, Wednesday.

Short Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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