I. Jean Paullus
I. Jean Paullus

VAN WERT, Ohio — I. Jean Paullus died at her Van Wert residence on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014.

She was born on Sept. 6, 1930, a daughter of George and Mary (Geise) Brickner.

On Sept. 6, 1952, she married Jack Paullus who survives her.

She was a loving mother to her children, Joi (Paul) Mergy, Joe (Jessica) Paullus and Jeff (Trudy) Paullus. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Alek Mergy, Anthony Gober, Jason Paullus and Kathryn Oder, a great-grandchild, Maddison Mergy, and two sisters, Marcile Rinard and Rita Myers.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Arnold, Carl F. and Paul Brickner and three sisters, Margaret Alexander, Irene Ditto, and Delores Gribler.

She had been employed as an executive secretary at the Van Wert Borden’s Cheese Plant and later at the Van Wert Chrysler Amplex Plant.

The family will receive visitors from 1 p.m. till 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Brickner Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Van Wert Civic Theater.

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