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Short, Ivan J.
Ivan J. Short, 78, rural Archbold, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1996, at the Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, where he was admitted earlier that morning.
Born May 22, 1918, near Archbold, he was a son of John and Martha E. (Wyse) Short, and married Dorothy Short on June 9, 1946. A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, he farmed and worked at the former Essex Wire Co., Wauseon, for 21 years, until it closed in the early 1980's. He was a member of the West Clinton Mennonite Church, near Pettisville.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy; one son, Wendell (Rita) Short, Findlay; a grandson; three sisters, Louella Bender, and Arlene Short, of Ravenna, Ohio; and Mrs. Verle (Velma) Seiler, Carson City, Mich.
Services were Friday, 10:30 a.m. at the West Clinton Mennonite Church with James Roynon, Dan Young, and Edward Diener as the officiating pastors. Burial was in the Pettisville Cemetery.