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Pamela Waltmire

April 21, 1958 — January 3, 2024

Pamela Sue (Custer) Waltmire, 65, of Van Wert, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at her residence.

She was born April 21, 1958, in Van Wert, to Allen "Whitey" and Joan (Welker) Custer. On May 28, 1993, she married Robert D. Waltmire.

Pam retired from Central Insurance Company, in Van Wert, after 39 years of service.

She attended First United Methodist Church in Van Wert.

Pam was a member of the Van Wert American Legion Auxiliary, Van Wert Moose and was a life member of the Van Wert V.F.W. Auxiliary.

She enjoyed traveling, going gambling with her friends, camping with her husband, Robert, and horse racing. She was also an avid supporter of the Van Wert Cougars. Pam volunteered her time with the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, the Van Wert American Legion and the Cougar Pride Athletic Boosters.

She is survived by a sister, Vicki (Scott) Vonderembse of Delphos; a brother, Gordon (Malynda) Custer of Van Wert; a grandson, Hunter Burton; Nephews and Nieces, Emily McGreevy, Kayla Knippen, Adam Custer, Jordy Custer and Tracey Hartman; and close friends, Deb Moser, Jan Jenkins, Jean Cozad, Addie Alvarez, Carolyn Pitner and Trudy Wilkin.

Pam was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; a daughter, Brandy Burton; a grandson, Fisher Burton; and a brother, Charles Custer.

Funeral services will be held at 12PM on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert. Internment will immediately follow at Convoy I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 10AM-12PM on Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Cougar Pride Athletic Booster Club or Van Wert County C.E.R.T.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.alspachgearhart.com.

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

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, January 6, 2024

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 6, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Committal Service

Saturday, January 6, 2024

1:00 - 1:15 pm (Eastern time)

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