Harvey L. Ireton
Harvey L. Ireton

VAN WERT, Ohio — Harvey L. Ireton, 73, of Van Wert, died at 4:59 p.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.

He was born Jan. 2, 1941, in Van Wert, to the late Clara (Johnson) Ireton and William Harold Ireton.

His wife, Laura (Abercrombie) Ireton, survives of Van Wert. They were married in 2000.


Other survivors include a daughter: Stacie Lynn (Jim) Millikan of Churubusco, Indiana; one sister: Patricia Foster of Tucson, Arizona; a grandchild: James (Amy) Millikan; a great-grandson: Jase Millikan, and a stepgreat-grandson: Rylan. Harvey is also survived by his sister-in-law: Jane Ireton, and his niece and nephew: Kathleen Ireton and Kevin (Cynthia) Ireton.

He was preceded in death by his brothers: William and Richard Ireton.

He is a retired scrap yard manager.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2014, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert, Ohio.

Visitation is set for 1 – 2 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2014, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial may be directed to the Van Wert Animal Clinic, 13995 Lincoln Highway, Van Wert, Ohio 45891.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.