M. Jean (Baltzell-Elder) Weaver, 93, of Van Wert, died at 3:05AM on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Vancrest of Van Wert. She was born December 29, 1924, in Van Wert County, to the late “Mack” and Mabel (Spelbring) Baltzell.
On August 6, 1942 she married Hugh Elder, Jr. who died August 9, 1983. On July 28, 1996 she married E. “Mickey” Weaver, who died July 23, 2004.
Jean worked for 27 years for Marsh Supermarket and 9 years for J. C. Penney Co. She was a member of Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Ridge Progressive Club. Mrs. Weaver was a volunteer for the Red Cross, Van Wert County Hospital and the Blood Bank.
She is survived by three daughters: Mary Ann Elder of Bradenton, FL; Betty Jean (John) Ingman of Altamonte Springs, FL; Janie (Charlie) Kennedy of Van Wert; brother, Dick (Helen) Baltzell of Longwood, FL; sister, Ruth (David) Poe of Van Wert; sister-in-law, Sandy Baltzell of Cincinnati, OH; eight grandchildren: Rod (Jodi) Ruch, Steve (Carrie) Ruch, Jill Kennedy (Doug) Groves, Mike(Dawn) Kennedy, Tyson Kennedy, Lori Ingman (Bobby) King, Angie Ingman (Kenny) Collins, Cyndi Ingman (Rob) Nottage;, 14 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren .
She was also preceded in death by her brother, James Baltzell of Cincinnati.
Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery.
Visitation will be 2 to 6 PM on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the funeral home.
Arrangements are being handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert. Online condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.