Vernon L. Horther, 85, formerly of Van Wert, Ohio, died Thursday in Lima Manor at Lima, Ohio.
He was born to Clarence and Ina M. Hoffman Horther.
Among survivors are a daughter, Mrs. William (Marlene) Otis of Westerville, Ohio, and three sons,Roy Horther of Fort Wayne, Terry Horther of Austin, Texas, and Rick Horther of Decatur.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home in Van Wert, with burial in Woodland Cemetery at Van Wert. Visiting hours are 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today and one hour prior to services.