Dortha D. Sebastian

December 21, 1914 ‒ October 06, 2009

Toppers Plains, Ohio

Dortha D. Sebastian, 94, of Crestline, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at Olentangy Woods Nursing Center in Galion.

Born Dec. 21, 1914 in Tuppers Plains, she was the daughter of the late Asbury Osborne and Nellie Shelton Osborne. She married Eugene Sebastian on March 13, 1972 and he survives. She was previously married to Howard L. Ness on Aug. 10, 1940 and he preceded her on Oct. 22, 1965.

Dortha was a graduate of Martel High School 1933 and attended Marion Business College. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Galion and a former member of Mothers Study Club. She worked for Fahey Bank in Marion, J.C. Penney Co. and the former Erfurts Jewelry store in Galion and the former Galion Iron Works.

She is survived by two sons and two daughters-in-law, Max A. and Sharon Ness of Columbus and Ronald L. and Molly Ness of Houston, Texas; three stepsons and two step daughters-in-law, David Eugene and Jan Spraw of Galion, Steve Sebastian of Mt. Gilead and Tom and Mary Sebastian of Mt. Gilead; two grandchildren, Greg Alan Ness of Hilliard and Julie Ness Godwin of Katy, Texas; four great-grandchildren, Parker William Ness and Addison Helene Ness, both of Hilliard and Grace Yvonne Godwin and Steven Randal Godwin, both of Katy, Texas.

She was preceded in death by one grandson, Steve Lloyd Ness and two sisters, Virginia Osborne and Majel Osborne.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home where services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 17, with Pastor Don Trigg officiating. Interment will be in Caledonia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 740 Commerce Dr., Suite B, Perrysburg, OH 43551.