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Dr. Jack Edward Corle Sr.

VAN WERT -Dr. Jack Edward Corle Sr., 82, of Van Wert, Ohio, died at 4:45 a.m. Nov. 21, 2012, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice, Van Wert, Ohio.

He was born June 29, 1930, in Greenville, Ohio, to Clyde G. and Opal (Foltz) Corle, who preceded him in death. On June 28, 1951, he married Carolyn Sue Ungericht who survives.

He retired from Ohio Northern University where he served as vice president for student affairs. He formerly was a teacher and guidance counselor at Northmont Schools, a director of guidance in Finneytown, Ohio, and a professor of education at the University of Cincinnati.

He was a graduate of Greenville, Ohio, High School. He had a Bachelor Degree from Miami University, master's and doctor's degrees from the Pennsylvania State University.

Both Jack and Sue Corle were active members of the Auglaize Valley of Ohio Unit of W.B.C.C.I. (an Airstream RV Travel Club), where, for many years, they led caravans throughout the United States. He was a member of the Van Wert First United Methodist Church, Van Wert, Ohio. He was a Mason and belonged to the Blue Lodge and the Scottish Rite. He belonged to Lambda Chi Alpha college fraternity, Omicron Delta Kappa and Iota Alpha Delta honorary fraternities. He previously served as president of the Ada, Ohio, School Board.

Survivors include a son, Jack Edward (Laura) Corle Jr. of Findlay, Ohio; daughters Rebecca Sue (Dick) German of Van Wert, Ohio, and Amy Elizabeth Corle of Chicago, Ill.; three grandchildren, Jennifer Jones of Charleston, S.C., Jack Corle and Nancy Corle of Findlay, Ohio; and his sister, Jean (Gene) Lindsay of Phoenix, Ariz.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio, 45891.

Friends and family may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. in Greenville Cemetery in Greenville, Ohio. Rev. Paul Miller will officiate assisted by Rev. Gus Christo-Baker In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church, 113 W. Central Ave., Van Wert, Ohio, 45891 OR Van Wert Inpatient Hospice , 1155 Westwood Drive, Van Wert, OH.



Published in The Daily Advocate on Nov. 21, 2012
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