Archbold, OH

Marie Short

Marie Short, age 94 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday morning, Aug. 31, 2009, in her home.

She was born July 28, 1915, near Archbold, the daughter of Aaron and Sarah (Rupp) Short. She married Willard L. Short on June 10, 1937, and he preceded her in death on March 22, 2008.

A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, she retired from the former Gendron Wheel, and was a volunteer at the Fulton County Health Center, and quilter at Sauder Village.

She was a member of the Lockport Mennonite Church, rural Stryker.

She is survived by one son, Aden J. (Susie) Short of Archbold; four grandsons, Carl (Jodi) Short, Tony (Jessica) Short, David (Christine) Short, and Michael (Heather) Short; and seven greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Gary; three brothers, Dennis Short, Emmet Short, and Earl Short; and three sisters, Thelma Short, Inez Zaerr, and Ruth Short.

Memorial services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Lockport Mennonite Church with Pastor Steve Heatwole officiating. Interment will precede at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Lockport Cemetery.

Friends may call at Short Funeral Home in Archbold from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday.

Memorials are suggested to Lockport Mennonite Church.

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