DELPHOS, Ohio — Bernice Keselica, 87, of Delphos, died at 1:22 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 17, 1926, in Chenoa, Ky., to the late Ledford and Ollie (Lee) Webb.

In 1966, she was united in marriage to Joseph Keselica (passed 1978).


Bernice was a very special person and a great mom, grandmother and great-grandma always being there for them and putting them first. She will be forever missed by those who loved her. She enjoyed traveling and doing things with her long time friends Pat, Linda, Shirley and Marilyn. One of her favorite things was her return trips home to Kentucky.

She attended First Baptist Church in Van Wert. She retired in 1988 after 22 years at Teleflex in Van Wert.

Survivors include her daughter: Linda (Brooks) Klaus of Delphos; grandson: Brent (Kim) Binkley of Delphos; three great-grandchildren: Makayla, Hunter and Cole Binkley; many nieces, nephews and friends, and a brother: Donald (Ella) Webb of Ypsilanti, Mich.

She was preceded in death by one son-in-law: Kenneth J. Klaus; brothers: Kelly, Rufus, Etna, and Colson Webb; sisters: Nadine Epperson, Mabel Webb and Rose Collins; sister-in-law: Dorothy Webb; brother-in-law: Henry Collins, and nephew: Michael Webb.

Services will begin on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. The Rev Steve Robertson will officiate. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-8 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Relay for Life.