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Ann L. Gladwell

December 1, 1974 ~ April 4, 2018 (age 43)

Ann L. (Casteel) Gladwell, 43, of Columbus Grove, died Wednesday morning, April 4, 2018 at the Bluffton Hospital. 

Her Legacy… Ann was born December 1, 1974 to John and Nancy (Bell) Casteel in Lima.  She was a 1993 graduate of Leipsic High School.  On December 12, 1998 she married Paul E. Gladwell at the Leipsic United Methodist Church, Leipsic, Ohio.  Ann was a full time mother and loving caregiver for many children. She enjoyed camping, fishing, and church activities.

Her Family… She is survived by her loving family: husband, Paul; 3 children, Emily, Seth, and Amber; her parents, John and Nancy, Leipsic; brothers, Michael, Richard, and Andy (Cheryl) Casteel, all of Leipsic; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Don and LaVonne Casteel and Richard and Norma Bell.

Her Farewell Services… Friends and family will be received in the Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton, Ohio, on Sunday from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm and one hour before the funeral service.   The celebration of her life will be at 2:00 pm on Monday, April 9, 2018 in Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton, with Pastor Jim King and Pastor David Glick officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Ann’s memory to Ebenezer Mennonite Youth Missions, Bluffton High School Ocean Focus, or the Leipsic United Methodist Soup and Sandwich.  

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