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Max Leroy Dull

November 12, 1926 ~ April 10, 2021 (age 94)


Max Leroy Dull, 94, of Willshire died at 3:08 p.m., Saturday at Vancrest Health Care Center, Van Wert.

He was born on November 12, 1926, in Ohio City the son of the late Forest Herbert and Helen Melissa (King) Dull. On October 26, 1949, he married the former Alice Mae Hughes who died on July 24, 1997.

Family survivors include his daughter, Sandra Jenkins of Van Wert; a sister, Carolyn Whitmore of Spencerville; two brothers, Ned E. Dull of Willshire and Jason E. (Rae) Dull of Rockford; and several nieces and nephews

Besides his wife and parents, Max was preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Ione Ahrens, his in-laws, William Spencer and Helen Hughes; sisters-in-law, Gloria Dull, Betty Lloyd and Velma Hirsch; brothers-in-law, Don Whitmore, Ralph Ahrens, Bill Hughes, Johnny Lloyd and Nelson Hirsch; and son-in-law, Neil Cooper.

Max started farming with his father at the age of fourteen and retired some 43 years later. He owned and operated Dull’s Hunting and Fishing Supplies in Willshire for thirty-two years. He also enjoyed refinishing furniture. Max was a member of Salem Community Church in Monroe, Indiana. He was a member of the Willshire Sportsman’s club and served on the Willshire Village Council for 20 years. Max had a great personality and loved life and enjoyed eating. He had many friends and enjoyed a good joke and a laugh.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastor James Compton officiating. Interment will follow at Ohio City Woodlawn Cemetery. There will be calling hours one hour prior to the services on Thursday.

Preferred memorials are to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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Funeral Service
April 15, 2021

10:30 AM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

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