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Friday, July 19, 2013 11:37 PM

Sept. 20, 1927-July 19, 2013

Joan Eddy, 85, of Van Wert, died at 1:03 a.m. Friday in Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born Sept. 20, 1927, in Paulding County, to Lewis H. and Wihelmina (Gombert) Myers, who preceded her in death.

On April 23, 1950, she married Kenneth Eugene Arn at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Paulding. He died Jan. 16, 1973.

On March 31, 1980, she married Wilbur D. Eddy, who survives in Van Wert.

Other survivors include two sons, Eugene (Drema) Arn and James (Diane) Arn of Grover Hill; a daughter, Helen (Gordon) Fuerst of Delphos; two stepsons, Leslie (Judy) Eddy of Haviland and Stanley (Chris) Eddy of Delaware, Ohio; three sisters-in-law, Phyllis Myers and Ruby Myers of Van Wert and Colleen Myers of Haviland; nine grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.

She is also preceded in death by three brothers, Lewis Jr., Maurice and Thomas Myers and a sister, Caroline “Connie” Smith.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Van Wert, with Pastor Rita Baer officiating. Burial will take place at Middle Creek Cemetery in Grover Hill.

Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

Memorials can be made to The Church Food Bank.


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