The Van Wert County Courthouse

Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2020

Gale Yoh

Gale Yoh, 87, of Haviland, passed away at 9:14 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. 

He was born October 7, 1931, in Scott, the son of Edith (McClure) and Joshua Yoh Sr., who both preceded him in death On June 1, 1951, Gale married the former Shirley E. Adkins, who also preceded him in death. 

He is survived by a daughter, Sharon (Don Jr.) Sinn of Defiance; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Cheryl Hull; five brothers, John, R. Bruce, Joshua Jr. “Sonny”, George, and Dale Yoh, and four sisters, Elsie Nolan, Goldie Painter, Emma Marcum, and Clara Kershner.

Funeral services will be held at noon Monday, January 21, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery in Haviland. 

Visitation is from 10 to noon at the funeral home. 

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POSTED: 01/18/19 at 5:27 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries