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Wanda Uncapher

August 15, 2019


Wanda Charlotte Johns Uncapher, 88, of Van Wert, passed away Thursday at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born to Dallas C. And Ruth (Smith) Johns at the home of her grandparents William T. And Charlotte (Voltz) Johns in Willshire Township on July 31, 1931.

She graduated from Van Wert High School in 1949 as the class valedictorian. In1950, she was employed by Van Wert National Bank in various positions and retired in 1988 as trust officer. She was a member of Calvary Evangelical Church.

On February 24, 1952, she married Edward C. Uncapher who died on October 2, 2002.

She is survived by two nieces, Linda Johns (Robert) Owens of Van Wert and Cathy (James) Sowers of Van Wert; five nephews, Brian D. Johns of Van Wert, Edward L. Johns of Columbus, Michael (Cindy) Uncapher of Van Wert, David (Diane) Uncapher of Lima, and James Uncapher of Van Wert; two sisters-in-law, Mary M. Johns-Guthrie and Betty J. Uncapher both of Van Wert; great nephews and nieces, Cole Robert (Mattie) Owens of North Webster, Indiana, Jordy C. (Lindsey) Owens of Delaware, Ohio, Jessa (Curtis) Burley of Convoy, Whitney (Aaron) Bollenbacher of Van Wert, Stacy, Hallie and Kyle Johns all of New Paris, Indiana; and several great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and two brothers, Dean Johns and William H. Johns.

Wanda was an avid quilt maker, gardener and lover of dogs.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, August 19, 2019, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastor W. Clark Williman officiating. Interment will follow at Van Wert Woodland Cemetery. Calling hours are 11 a.m. until time of service on Saturday.

Preferred memorials are to the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center.

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Funeral Service
August 19, 2019

1:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

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