Jeannine Verlee Lehman, 82, of Union Township, Van Wert County, died at 6:42 a.m. Friday, June 7, at Van Wert Health.

She was born on March 12, 1937, in Jackson, Mich., the daughter of the late Edwin and Belle E. (Grinnell) Price. She was raised by Donald and Edna Price from the age of 8. On April 20, 1958, she married Lloyd Owen Lehman, who survives.

Other family survivors include two daughters, Susan (Stan) Owens of Convoy and Cynthia (Ron) Nietfeld of New Bremen; four grandchildren, Shaun Butler, Krista (Tom) Baer, Ashley (Adam) Fowler and Derek Nietfeld; two great-grandchildren, Landon and Carter Baer; three stepgrandchildren, Nathan Owens, Ashley Owens and Laura (Frankie) Bowen; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

Jeannine was a 1956 graduate of Paulding High School and a member of Countryside Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker and farm wife. She greatly loved her family and especially enjoyed following her grandchildren’s many activities in band, dance and others.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert with the Rev. Wayne Kargas officiating. Interment will follow at Scott Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Monday, June 10.

Preferred memorials are to Countryside Chapel United Methodist Church or the American Diabetes Association.

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