Mabel A. Burkholder, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, April 10, 2010, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.
She was born Oct. 30, 1924, in Archbold, the daughter of Edwin and Wilma (Short) Short.
She married Maynard Burkholder on March 25, 1951, and he preceded her in death on March 14, 2006.
She was employed as a custodian at Pettisville School for more than 20 years, and was a member of the First Church of God in Wauseon.
She is survived by two children, Tony (Linda) Burkholder of Mason, Mich., and Rise (Ed) Grime, of Archbold; a daughter in-law, Paula Burkholder of Delaware, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and one sister, Berneda Beck of Archbold.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a son, Neal Burkholder.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the First Church of God with Pastor Wesley W. Glines officiating. Private interment will precede in the Pettisville Cemetery.
Friends may call at Short Funeral Home in Archbold from 4-9 p.m. on Wednesday.