Sell, 90, of Rockford passed away at 12:43 pm on Sunday, February 20,
2022 at Divine Nursing Home in Rockford.
She was born on June 13, 1931, in Mercer County, the daughter of the
late Asa Logan Book and Martha Louella (Raver) Book.
On June 06, 1951, she married Carl Sell, who passed away on May 1, 2003.
Pauline was a 1949 graduate of Rockford High School, where she was the
Valedictorian of her class. She worked in banking her entire career,
retiring in 1996 from First Financial Bank. Pauline was a member of the
New Horizons Church in Rockford. Surviving are four sons; Roger (Lynn)
Sell of Rockford, Larry (Theresa) Sell of Bluffton, Indiana, Dr. Jerry
(Connie) Sell of Rockford, and Ken (Kathy) Sell of Parks, Arizona,
eleven grandchildren, and thirty one great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Pauline was preceded in death by
three sisters; May Thomas, Olive Leighner, and Helen Rutledge, and four
brothers; John Book, Russell Book, Rea Book, and Bill Book.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 5, 2022 at New
Horizons Church, 833 South Main Street, Rockford, OH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Pauline`s memory may be
sent to EverHeart Hospice, 230 West Main Street, Coldwater, OH 45828 .
To share in Pauline's online memorial, please visit
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, 111 W.
First Street, Rockford, OH 45882.
Jean Ann Ireland,
74, of Rockford passed away at 8:30 pm on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at
Van Wert Health.
She was born on September 30, 1947, in Celina, the daughter of the late
Jessie Lee Searight and Josephine Mamie (Nuding) Searight.
Jean was a 1966 graduate of Celina Senior High School. Jean worked at
Mersman Tables in Celina, Corning Glass in Bluffton, Indiana, Teleflex,
and Fort Recovery Industries. She was a member of The Rockford Belle
Church. As a young adult Jean also attended Mt. Tabor Church and Praise
Point Church. Jean enjoyed flowers and gardening, but most of all she
enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are one son; Brent (Cara) Ireland of Van Wert, one brother;
Ron (Lisa) Searight of Rockford, one niece; Sheena Searight of
Cleveland, and two grandchildren; Trevor and Dulcie Ireland of Van Wert.
She was preceded in death by an infant son; Craig Lee Ireland.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday February 24, 2022 at The
Rockford Belle Church, 135 Market Street, Rockford, OH 45882 with Pastor
Bonnie Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery,
3750 US-33 Rockford, OH 45882. Family and friends will be received from
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesday February 23, 2022
at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home 111 W. First Street Rockford, OH 45882.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jean`s memory may be sent
to The Rockford Belle Church. To share in Jean's online memorial, please
visit www.ketchamripley.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ketcham-Ripley
Funeral Home, 111 W. First Street, Rockford, OH 45882.