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.
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