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Deanna Kay (Allen) Oechsle

June 7, 1946 ~ May 20, 2018 (age 71)

Deanna Kay Oechsle, 71, was called home to the Lord on Sunday morning May 20,2018.  She was born June 7, 1946 in Van Wert County, Ohio to James E. & Betty (Youtsey) Allen who preceded Deanna in death.  On June 6, 1967 she married Larry Paul Oechsle who survives.  Other survivors are a daughter Lori Lynn Straley, a grandson Jonathan Ryan (Brittany) Straley and one great grandson Jaxon Ryan Straley.  Also surviving is a brother James E. Allen of Van Wert and her two fur babies Buddy & Spike.

Deanna worked for Central Mutual Insurance Companies for 43 years retiring on October 31, 2009 and was loved by everyone she met.  Deanna was struggling with cancer for the past 5 months.

Calling hours will be from 2-4 & 6-8PM Wednesday May 23, 2018 @ Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, OH.  Funeral will be at 10:30AM Thursday May 24, 2018 @ Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory with burial following at the Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert, OH.

Preferred memorials are to St. Jude’s Hospital or Donor’s Choice.

Arrangements are by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at www.alspachgearhart.com.

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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