Jeanne (Ross) Germann
Jeanne (Ross) Germann
VAN WERT, Ohio — Jeanne (Ross) Germann, 89, of Van Wert, passed away at 7:20 Tuesday morning at the home of her daughter in rural Ohio City.

She was born on Nov. 12, 1927, in Van Wert, the daughter of the late Leo H. and Elizabeth L. (Roesner) Ross.

On April 12, 1947, she married Donald R. Germann who preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 1985. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Christina Harrington.

Family survivors include her three daughters, Karen (Roger) Price of Van Wert, Susan (John) Voltz of rural Ohio City and Donna (Keith) Ryan of Fort Wayne; nine grandchildren, Rodney (Becki) Price, Kristy (Jeff) Bagley, Lesley (Randy) Sowers, Craig (Sarah) Voltz, Curtis (Cheri) Voltz, Alissa (Michael) Reed, Lindsey (Zach) Kubly, Jordan (Katelyn) Ryan and Ben Ryan; 27 great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Betty Schumm and Joan Rager, both of Van Wert.

Jeanne attended Pleasant View Church near Wren and was a 30-year Red Cross volunteer in the Van Wert County Hospital and on bloodmobiles.

There will be a Celebration of Life at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at Pleasant View Church with Pastor Jeff Millay officiating.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of service on Friday.

Preferred memorials are to the Pleasant View Church Building Fund or Gideons International.

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