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Melvin O. Gubernath

August 8, 1939 ~ December 28, 2020 (age 81)


Melvin O. Gubernath, age 81, of Nevada, Ohio, passed away on December 28, 2020 at his home in Nevada.


Melvin was born on August 8, 1939, in Crawford County, Ohio to Wilson Edward and Esther (Stauffer) Gubernath, both of whom are deceased. 


He is survived by a sister, Marilyn (Clarence “Cricket”) Elsten of Lapel, Indiana. Nephews and Nieces: Jimmy Cole, Melvin Cole, Dave Cole, Bryan Cole, Carol Cole, Larry Green, JR Green, and Barbara Mott.


He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Carolyn Cole.


Melvin was retired after 20 years as a custodian for Marion City Schools. 


He served in the US Army and for hobbies, he enjoyed learning about military history, going to tractor pulls, shooting, and going also to farmers markets.


Graveside services for Melvin Gubernath will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, January 4, 2021, at Union Cemetery, Sulphur Springs. 


Memorials may be made to the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses and can be sent to 476 S. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky, Ohio  43351.


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Graveside Service
January 4, 2021

1:00 PM
Union Cemetery (Sulphur Springs)


Lucas-Batton Funeral Home
476 S. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky OH 43351

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