Mina M. Alexander, age 86, of Archbold, died early Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.
She was born May 14, 1923, in Franklin Township, Fulton County, Ohio, to the late Charles and Hattie (Colon) Merillat. On March 20, 1948, she married Virgil Bob Alexander, and he preceded her in death in 1983.
She was a member of the Archbold United Methodist Church.
She is survived by four children, Robert (Barbara) Alexander, Linda (Robert) Sanford, Patricia Alexander, and Lori Alexander, all of Archbold; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; and one brother, Charles (Bud) Merillat of Archbold.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, John William Alexander; her brother, Millard; and sister, Edna Hootman.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Jan. 14, from 2-8 p.m. at Short Funeral Home with a private burial at Archbold Cemetery.
Memorial services will be Sunday, Jan. 17, at 1 p.m., at Archbold United Methodist Church.