Jeanette Speckman

June 16, 1926 ~ December 12, 2019 (age 93)

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Jeanette Speckman, 93, of St. Marys, OH died 9:10 a.m. Thursday December 12, 2019 at Otterbein -- St. Marys.

Raised in Sidney, OH, she was born June 16, 1926 in Piqua, OH to Harry W. and Bertha (Simes) Reitz.

On May 21, 1949 in Sidney, OH she married Donald F. Speckman, who died December 12, 2009.

Survivors include:  son Craig (Lisa Durnell) Speckman of St. Marys, OH

                              son Chris (Janice) Speckman of New Knoxville, OH

                              grandchildren: Amy (Brian Kaylor) Cousino, Kelly Howell, Jeff (Julie) Speckman, Sheila (Jason) Vanderhorst

                               great-grandchildren: Olivia Cousino, Bryce Cousino, Mitchell Mabry, Sydney Howell, Wyatt Howell, Brad Speckman, Brett Speckman, Brian Speckman, C.J. Vanderhorst, Allison Vanderhorst, Joey Vanderhorst

She was a graduate of Sidney High School and attended business college in Dayton, OH.

For many years, she worked with her husband and sons in the operation of Speckman Automotive.

Her favorite pastimes included gardening and traveling. 

She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in St. Marys.

Funeral services are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday December 16, 2019 at the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Rhonda Hainer, officiating.

Private family burial will take place in the German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen, OH.

Visitation 5 - 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 Werst) in St. Marys.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to either Grand Lake Hospice or St. Paul’s UCC.

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December 15, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

Funeral Service
December 16, 2019

10:30 AM
Saint Paul's United Church of Christ in St. Marys
201 North Perry Street
Saint Marys, OH 45885

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