N. Jeanne Morgan went peacefully to her eternal rest on September 26, 2020 at Vancrest of Van Wert. Jeanne is survived by her loving husband of forty-nine years, Joseph Morgan.
Jeanne is also survived by her two children Deb (Randy) Anderson of Virginia and Steven Gamble of Van Wert, stepchildren Pat Arrien of New York, Mike (Sue) Saint of Indiana, Laura (Mike) Bell of Missouri, Brian (Holly) Morgan of New York, brothers Richard (Barbara) Wilkin, David (Elaine) Wilkin, sister Carol (Marty) Penhorwood, 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary Wilkin and Chuck Wilkin.
Jeanne was born August 2, 1933 in Paulding County, Ohio to Gaylord Wilkin and Beulah (Tarleton) Hunter. She graduated from Convoy High School in 1951 and worked at the former John Earl department store in Van Wert, the Farm Bureau, and Central Mutual Insurance. She attended Wesley Methodist Church.
A past member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the La Femmes, Jeanne traveled extensively with Joe to many American Legion and Forty and Eight functions around the country.
In her younger years Jeanne enjoyed crafting, beadwork, cooking and sewing. Later in life she enjoyed doing puzzles, listening to gospel music, and watching cooking shows on television.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM, on September 29, 2020 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home 722 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891 with Rev. Laura Clark, officiating. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery, 10968 Woodland Ave. Van Wert, OH 45891.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home on Tuesday.
Although family and friends are invited to attend Jeanne's visitation and services, we continue to be cautious and concerned for those who are most vulnerable. We strongly urge everyone to remain vigilant and respect the well-being of the family members and friends. Attendees are asked to observe social distancing, refrain from close physical contact, and wear facial coverings as required by state mandate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Norma Jeanne`s memory may be sent to Wesley United Methodist Church .
To share in Norma Jeanne'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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