The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Christopher E. Longstreth, 38, of Van Wert, died Monday evening, March 11, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne, Ind.

He was born July 5, 1974, in Van Wert, the son of Terry Longstreth, who survives in Ohio City, and Pamela (Jackson) Longstreth, who survives in Van Wert. He married Lacey (Gray) Longstreth, who survives in Ohio City.

Other survivors include four children, Olivia and Aubrie Longstreth, both of Paulding, Saige Karcher of Van Wert and Tyson Crone of Van Wert; two brothers, Eric Showalter of Pensacola, Fla., and Matt (Amy) Longstreth of Ohio City; and two sisters, Michelle (Travis) Finkhousen and Sumer Figley, both of Van Wert.

Funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert, with the Rev. Neil Hammons officiating.

Calling hours are from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial: His children.

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POSTED: 03/12/13 at 4:09 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries