Jacqueline Lee Seplak, 81, of Van Wert passed away the morning of January 31, 2021 at her residence.
She was born November 21, 1939, in Van Wert, to the late Harold H. and M. Willodean (Helvey) Hoghe. A 1957 graduate of Van Wert High School, Jacqueline went on to graduate from Parkview School of Nursing and became an RN. She worked for Parkview Medical Center for many years as well as Van Wert County Hospital.
Jacqueline was a strong, independent woman who raised her four children as a single mother. She instilled in them the importance of self-sufficiency and was very proud of their accomplishments.
She enjoyed reading and knitting and cherished her grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons: Gregory M. (Marla) Seplak of Chesapeake, VA; Christopher M. (Nancy) Seplak of Ossian, IN; Keith M. (Teresa) Seplak of Mesa, AZ; Daughter, Cynthia (Matthew) York of Carrollton, KY; grandchildren: Joshua Seplak and Caleb Grathler.
A funeral service will be held at 2:30 PM, Friday, February 5. 2021 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home with her son-in-law, Rev. Matthew York, officiating. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 12:30 to 2:30 PM, at the funeral home.
Although friends and family are invited to attend Jacqueline's funeral service, we continue to be cautious and concerned for those who are most vulnerable, the elderly and those with serious health issues. We strongly urge everyone to remain vigilant and to respect the well-being of family members and friends. Attendees are required to observe social distancing, refrain from close physical contact, and wear facial coverings as required by state mandate.
To share in Jacqueline'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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