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An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

1962  S

   Short, Jesse J. ;  

Short, Jesse J.
Pastor Of Archbold
Mennonite Church

    ARCHBOLD, O., May 21 - The Rev. Jesse J. Short, 67, pastor of the Central Mennonite Church, died early yesterday [May 20, 1962] at Detwiler Memorial Hospital, Wauseon.
    A native of Archbold, Mr. Short was ordained in the church here in 1936 and had served continuously since that time. He was named pastor several years ago and was the senior member of a three-minister staff.
    He belonged to the Archbold Ministerial Association and had served several years in Germany doing work for the Mennonite Church.  Mr. Short conducted evangelistic services in various places throughout the United States and Canada for the Mennonite denomination.
    Survivors are his wife, Rosa E.; daughter, Mrs. Everett Nafziger, Archbold; sons, Robert A. Reynolds, Archbold, and Charles Reynolds, Santa Barbara, Calif.; six grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Raymond Nafziger, Archbold, O.; Mrs. Orval Kauffman, Wauseon; and brother, Raymond, Stryker, O.
    The body is in the Short Mortuary. At noon tomorrow, it will be removed to the Central Mennonite Church where services will be at 2:30 p.m. with burial in Pettisville Cemetery.        
Obituary: The Toledo Blade, May 21, 1962
Submitted by: Mona Mann

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