Dorothy E. Meller (1930 – 2015)

Dorothy Eileen Meller WEBDorothy Eileen Meller, age 85, of Archbold, and formerly of Wauseon, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2015 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had worked at the Fulton County Welfare Department from 1962 – 1992.

Dorothy was born in Fulton County, Ohio on April 4, 1930, the daughter of Robert E. and Marjorie L. (Russell) Johnson. On November 12, 1950 she married Robert G. Meller, and he preceded her in death on June 14, 2011. She was a member of St. John’s Christian Church in Archbold. Dorothy was a 1948 graduate of Fayette High School and then attended the International Business College in Ft. Wayne, IN, where she gained her Associates Degree in 1949.

Surviving is her daughter, Diane (Doug) Wilcox of Tecumseh, MI; son, Keith Meller of Laguna Niguel, CA; granddaughter, Michelle (Mark) Gallippo of Adrian, MI; great-grandchildren, Makayla, Ian and Kyle; step-grandchildren, Laurie Mahanna and Lisa Sharp; seven step-great-grandchildren and four step-great-great grandchildren.

Visitation for Dorothy will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon, where the funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday. Interment will follow in the Wauseon Union Cemetery.

The family requests that memorial contributions be given to St. John’s Christian Church. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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