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Nancy J Coplin

July 11, 1937 — May 15, 2023

Nancy J. (Waymire) Coplin, 85, of Convoy passed away at 11:00 PM on May 15, 2023 at her residence. She was born on July 11, 1937, in Van Wert, to the late Paul D. and Grace (Allison) Waymire. On November 5, 1961, she married Larry Coplin, who survives of Convoy, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Van Wert by Rev. Utz. Nancy and Larry celebrated their marriage with a honeymoon in Florida. Together, they shared over 61 years of marriage.

Nancy was a 1955 graduate of Van Wert High School.

She retired as an executive secretary at Central Insurance Company, Van Wert, after 29 years of service; only taking time off to raise her children.

Nancy was a member of the former Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Convoy.

Surviving are her husband, Larry; 2 children, Douglas (Meisa) Coplin of Van Wert and Laura (Rev. Nate) Meiers of Ashland, Ohio; 4 grandchildren, Amanda Martinski, Kate (Mitchell) Lindsey, Matthias Meiers and Madeline Meiers; a great granddaughter, Maisie Martinski; 2 sisters, Marcia Elston and Karen (John) Linton; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 great grandchildren; Angel and Hazen; and a brother, John Waymire.

Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 20 at Gearhart-Sauer Funeral Home, 655 N. Main St, Convoy, Ohio with her son in law, Rev. Nate Meiers, officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Convoy I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2 hours prior to service time from 12:00-2:00 PM on Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Nancy`s memory may be directed to the Van Wert County Humane Society or to Haven of Hope.

To share in Nancy's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gearhart - Sauer Funeral Home, 655 N Main Street P. O. Box 127, Convoy, OH 45832.

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Visitation

Saturday, May 20, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gearhart-Sauer Funeral Home

655 N Main St, Convoy, OH 45832

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gearhart-Sauer Funeral Home

655 N Main St, Convoy, OH 45832

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Burial

Saturday, May 20, 2023

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