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Mary Alice Clair

Mary Alice Clair

Mary Alice Clair

A funeral service celebrating the life of Mary Alice Clair, age 85, of Archbold, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, 12 noon.

The service will be held at the Archbold United Methodist Church, where she was a longterm member, with pastors Jim Nathan and Reid Short officiating.

Burial will be at the Archbold Cemetery following the service.

Mary was born in Pettisville on Nov. 26, 1933, to the late Simon and Florence (Cornell) Leupp.

She died on Nov. 18, 2019, at the Genacross Lutheran Home, Napoleon.

She was a 1952 graduate of Pettisville High School.

She married John G. Clair, Jr. on Sept. 29, 1956, at the Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church.

When John purchased Fraas Plumbing and Heating, Mary worked with him and managed the office for several years.

Mary also was employed at the Fulton County Health Center for 25 years.

She enjoyed quilting, word search puzzles, and finishing furniture. She worked closely with her husband, providing finish on his woodworking projects, many of which were donated to the church auctions or given to family and friends.

She was involved actively with the Archbold post of the American Legion Auxiliary until her health prevented it.

She is survived by four children, Cathy (Jeff) Konkler, Cheryl (Revello) Reser, Kevin (Dawn) Clair, and Kent (Kathi Ehrman) Clair; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John G. Clair, Jr., and six siblings.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Grace Hospice of Maumee, or the Archbold United Methodist Church.

Family will receive friends at the church prior to the funeral service, beginning at 10 am.

Short Funeral Home in Archbold was entrusted with the arrangements. www.ShortFu