Florence Ness, 99, of Delphos, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019, at The Meadows of Delphos. She was born on December 7, 1919 in Delphos to Harry and Lillian (Betsenheimer) Seymour. On October 18, 1941, she was united in marriage to Selmer Ness. He preceded her in death
She is survived by a nephew, Scott Seymour of Chicago whom she raised since his birth; a granddaughter, Rachel Bailey; a grandson, Shawn Ness; and two great grandchildren, Alexis and Sam Bailey. She was preceded in death by a son, Donald Ness, and a daughter, Linda Ness Bailey; four brothers, Arlington, Harry Jr., Howard, and Raymond Seymour; and three sisters, Thelma Morgan, Beatrice Brand, and Evelyn Horstman.
Florence was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, the American Legion and the VFW 3035. She loved to read, gamble, and polka dance. She also enjoyed babysitting.
A graveside service will be held on November 30, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Rev. Rich Rakay will be presiding. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church. Arrangements made by Harter and Schier Funeral Home.
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