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Reba Fern Clossman1

Female
b. 25 September 1919, d. 30 October 2007


Family Maurice Leland Vinsel b. 25 July 1917, d. 14 October 2000
Children  1. David Vinsel
  2. Jeff Vinsel

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Note*   Reba was the daughter of Herman and Mary Bertha "Mollie" Krout Clossman. She had a twin sister, Ruth Ellen Wilson.1 
Married Name   Vinsel1 
Marriage*   Principal=Maurice Leland Vinsel1 
Birth* 25 September 1919  Zanesville, Muskingum Co., OH1 
Death* 30 October 2007  Clay House, Zanesville, Muskingum Co., OH1 
News/Obit* 31 October 2007  Reba Fern Vinsel
(September 25, 1919 - October 30, 2007)

Reba Fern Vinsel, 88, of Zanesville, died at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at the Clay House. She was born September 25, 1919, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late Herman and Mary Bertha "Mollie" Krout Clossman. She was a secretary for GE, was a longtime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and a former member of the Zanesville Country Club. She worked for the Red Cross at Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton during WWII. Reba was an avid golfer, gardener, loved flowers, playing bridge and euchre and being with her many, many friends.

Surviving are two sons, David (Margaret Sargent) Vinsel of Guilford, Connecticut and Jeff (Penny) Vinsel of Zanesville; four grandchildren, Kelly, John, Madelyn and Lily Grace Vinsel; two sister-in-laws, Cledith King of Columbus and Lydia Vinsel of Fort Myers, Florida; a brother-in-law, Bryce (Bonnie) Vinsel of Zanesville; many nieces and nephews including, Linda (Jim) Paisley and Cheryl (Jim) Balderson, all of Zanesville, Sandy (Jim) Hayner of Littleton, North Carolina, Betty (Stan) Williams of Zanesville, Gerald (Pat) Clossman of White Cottage and Judge Jay Vinsel of Zanesville.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice L. "Moe" Vinsel, who died October 14, 2000; a brother, Harry Clossman; four sisters, Mary Schramm, Helen Pryor, Ida Morrow and her twin, Ruth Ellen Wilson; a nephew, Lee Vinsel; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Laura and Glen Vinsel; a brother-in-law, Loren Vinsel and a sister-in-law, Wilma Buller.

Friends may call 6-9 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2007 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 2, 2007 at the funeral home with Rev. Mark A. Combs officiating. Burial will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.

(Appeared in Zanesville Times Recorder, the (OH), 31 Oct 2007)1 

Citations
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