The Van Wert County Courthouse

Thursday, Jun. 13, 2024

Jean Medford

Jean Medford, 91, of rural Middle Point, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2024, at her residence.

She was born December 21, 1932, in Van Wert, a daughter of Franklin and Bertha (Snyder) Breece.

Jean Medford

Surviving her are her daughter, Connie (Dave) Young and her son, Jeffery (Tracy) Medford; grandchildren, Ashley (fiance Bill Woods) Medford, Sarah Medford, John (Vanessa Vaughn) Medford and Hanna Young. Also surviving is a brother, Gerald (Evelyn) Breece and a sister, Phylis Starke.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kelly Medford; a son, Dennis; two brothers, Frank and Doyt Breece, and two sisters, Edna Crider and Evelyn Miller.

Jean was a cook at the Lincolnview North building for many years.

Services will be held at a later date to be announced.

The family has suggested memorial contributions be made to the Van Wert County Humane Society.

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POSTED: 01/17/24 at 9:13 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries