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Mary Ellen Keirns

October 28, 1934 — April 15, 2023

Mary Ellen Keirns, 88, of Van Wert, passed away at 5:15 PM on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at Van Wert Manor. On October 28, 1934, she was born the only daughter of the late Carl and Leota Ruth (Kaylor) Boley. On December 10, 1955, she married William Henry Keirns, who preceded her in death on May 20, 2008. Mary enjoyed reading, playing cards and playing bingo. Surviving are two sons, Daniel Keirns and Richard (Julie) Keirns; one brother, Jack (Ruth Ann) Boley; five grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen (Keirns) Grubb; and eight brothers, James, Eugene, Lee, Paul, Don, Harold, Vernon and Kenneth. Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment will follow in Middle Creek Cemetery, Grover Hill. Visitation will be from 10:00AM-2:00PM on Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary's memory may be directed to the family. To share in Mary's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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Visitation

Thursday, April 20, 2023

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Memorial Service

Thursday, April 20, 2023

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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