Dr. Jack Edward Corle, Sr.
Monday, November 26, 2012 4:48 AM
VAN WERT - Dr. Jack Edward Corle, Sr., 82, of Van Wert, died at 4:45 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.
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 High School. He had a Bachelor Degree from Miami University, Masters and Doctors 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. 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 School Board.
Survivors include a son, Jack Edward (Laura) Corle, Jr. of Findlay; daughters, Rebecca Sue (Dick) German, of Van Wert, and Amy Elizabeth Corle, of Chicago, Ill.; three grandchildren, Jennifer Jones of Charleston, S.C., and Jack Corle and Nancy Corle of Findlay. His sister is Jean (Gene) Lindsay, of Phoenix, Ariz.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio, 45891. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26, at 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 Dr., Van Wert, Ohio.