PAULDING – Ethel M. Jewel, age 80, died Thursday, Sept. 26 at CHP Hospice, Defiance.

She was born January 13, 1939 in Paulding daughter of the late Willis C. and Nettie L. (Ankney) Thompson. In 1958 she married Charles C. Clark who preceded her in death in 1983. In 1985 she then married Darwin D. Jewel who preceded her in death in 2009. She was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church. She worked at Ducats Store, Ankney Insurance, Campbell’s Soup, Paulding Progress, City Loan and managed and became co-owner of Red Angel Pizza LTD.

She is survived by her daughters, Susan (Tim) Brown, Defiance, Angela (Jack) Wiswell, Paulding, Debra (Dan) Heck, Payne, Pamela (Ron) Minardo, of Delaware, and Karen (Brian) Lonergan of Spencerville, Ind.; 20 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

She is also preceded in death by a son, Steven “Spock” Clark; half-sisters, Jean Stuart and Jane Flint; and half-brother, LeRoy Deisler.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct.1, at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Paulding. She will be laid to rest in Paulding Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2 – 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. There will also be visitation on Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of services.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations made to St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church or Hospice.

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