VAN WERT, Ohio — Jennifer April Short, 35, died at 7:14 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born March 21, 1979, in Van Wert, the daughter of Roger D. and Mary E. (Martin) Short. Her mother survives in Van Wert. She is also survived by a son: Alan J. “AJ” Short, a daughter: Elizabeth R. Short and a sister: Lori R. (Cory) Bryan, all of Van Wert.

She was preceded in death by her father, her maternal grandparents: Leo G. and Zita M. Martin and her paternal grandparents: Elmer E. and Florence Irene Short.


Jennifer was a homemaker and attended Trinity United Methodist Church.

Friends may call at Brickner Funeral Home from 2 - 4 p.m. Monday, April 7, with funeral services conducted at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Scott Campbell officiating. Interment in Taylor Cemetery will be at a later date.

Preferred memorials are donations to Jennifer’s children.

Condolences may be left on our website, www.bricknerfuneralhome.com or sent to bricknerfuneralhome@bright.net.