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Lillian Chesbro

d. December 23, 2020

Van Wert

Lillian Pauline Chesbro, 96, of Van Wert, Ohio went home to be with her Lord and Savior on December 23, 2020 from her residence.

Lillian was born on December 22, 1924, to the late Charles and Julia (Strick) Williams of Van Wert, Ohio.

She married Leon Chesbro on October 19, 1959, and he preceded her in death on Nov 17,1992.

Surviving are a Daughter: Julia Mergy of Van Wert, Ohio, Four Grandchildren: James (Shelly) Mergy Jr., Paul (Joi) Mergy, Amy (John) Ryder, Richard (Anita) Mergy, Twelve Great Grandchildren and Eighteen Great-great Grandchildren

In addition to her parents and husband, Lillian was preceded in death by her three Sons: Steven Himburg, Linden Himburg and David Himburg; and a Daughter, Georgia Himburg

Lillian was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Van Wert, Ohio. She worked for over 33 years at the Van Wert County Hospital in the Maturity and Newborn Care Unit.
Private family graveside and Celebration of Life services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, charitable memorial contributions may be given in Lillian's name to the charity of the donor's choice.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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