The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, May. 16, 2022

Nelle Haviland Dustman

Nelle Haviland Dustman, 100, of Van Wert, died at 4:24 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born May 10, 1912, in Portland, Ind., the daughter of the late Clyde S. and Lena B. (Buhler) Haviland. On September 23, 1976, she married Ernest Dustman, who preceded her in death on May 23, 1992.

Survivors include four stepchildren, Thomas Dustman of Temecula, Calif., Sue (David) Williams of Louisville, Ky., Nancy Rowe of San Jose, Calif., and Shirley (Jon) Chandler of Pawleys Island, S.C.; a niece, Helen Ashley of Muncie, Ind.; two nephews, Bob Haviland of Youngstown and Dave Chelgren of Minneapolis, Minn.; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Two brothers, Wilbur and Paul Haviland, and a sister, Mary Chelgren, also preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert, with the Rev. Paul W. Miller officiating. Burial will be in Venedocia Cemetery.

Calling hours will be one half-hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.

POSTED: 04/28/13 at 7:50 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries