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Natalie Wilkin

November 1, 1926 — April 26, 2020

Van Wert, Ohio

Natalie J. (Morgan) Wilkin, 93, of Van Wert passed away at 5:30 PM on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Vancrest Heathcare Center in Van Wert.

Born on November 1, 1926, in Gomer, Ohio, the daughter of the late Thomas Morgan and Elizabeth (Huffer) Morgan. On August 4, 1946, she married Dr. Harold E. Wilkin, who passed away on April 30, 2007. Together, they shared 61 years of memories.

Natalie was a graduate of Spencerville High School, a homemaker, a member of T.W.I.G.S. IV and First Presbyterian Church in Van Wert.

She enjoyed golfing, gardening, playing bridge and traveling. Most importantly, Natalie cherished her family and being their "glue" which held everything together.

Surviving are her children, Dr. Tom (Leslie) Wilkin of Van Wert, and Beth (Gary) Medford of Brighton, Michigan; 6 grandchildren, Heather (Wilkin) Toole of Alaska, Megan (Wilkin) Torralba of Florida, Cassandra (Wilkin) Bullock of Texas, Thomas R. Wilkin of Virginia, Holly (Medford) Bastianelli of Michigan, and Steven Medford of Michigan; and 10 great grandchildren.

The Wilkin family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Vancrest for the wonderful and comforting care Natalie received.

Because of national health concerns, Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory and the Wilkin family are following directives outlined by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health. While family and friends are invited to attend Natalie's graveside service at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 2 in Venedocia Cemetery, Venedocia, Ohio, any one attending the service is asked to maintain social distancing. Please reach out to us by phone (419-238-1112) or via online condolences at and we will share your sympathies with the Wilkin family. A live webcast and video recording of Natalie's service will be view-able after 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at

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

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Natalie Wilkin, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Saturday, May 2, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Venedocia Cemetery, Ohio, Venedocia


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