Janet West

January 29, 2019

Janet Ann West, 78 of Ohio City, died at 12:40 p.m., Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Lima Memorial Hospital.

She was born on March 28, 1940 in Van Wert, Ohio, the daughter of the late Oswin Carl and Francis Marie (Mosier) Sidle.  On August 3, 2009, she married James L. West, who survives.

Janet was a homemaker.  She attended Pioneer Christian Ministries in Van Wert.  She had attended Van Wert High School and loved traveling & reading.

Family survivors include her children, Donna Min Young of Van Wert, Paul Min Young of Orlando, Florida, Karen Blyston of South Carolina, Julie James of Toledo, Patricia Morrow of Burlington, Michigan, Peggy Rupp of Montpelier, Phyllis Pastor of Hicksville and Pamela Hall of Van Wert; step-children, Kenneth West of Bluffton, Indiana, Rebecca Missler of Van Wert, Pamela Anthony of Van Wert, James West of Lake City, PA, Andrew West of Latty, Matthew West of Van Wert, and Anthony West of Middle Point; and blessings of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Other survivors include her brother, Larry Sidle of Van Wert; sister, Nancy Roehm of Willshire; half brothers and sisters, Barbe Sherrick of Kentucky, Harold Melter of Brooklyn, Michigan, Kay Ruble of Haviland, Lauren Sidle of Van Wert, Don Sidle of Van Wert, and David Hyre of Spenverville, Indiana.

Memorial service will be held at a later date.

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