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January 21, 2018

Alice Alkire

Alice Alkire

Indian Lake, OH

INDIAN LAKE — Alice Kathleen Alkire, age 89, died at 10:39 a.m., on January 19, 2018, at Richland Manor, Bluffton, Ohio. She was born on April 1, 1928, to Homer and Lillian (Seller) Hamilton. They both preceded her in death. On November 24, 1946, she married Irvin Alkire,...

Paulette Anderson

Paulette Anderson

Lima, OH

LIMA — Paulette R. "Polly" Anderson, age 75, died at 3:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at Kingston Care Center, Sylvania, Ohio. She was born on January 19, 1942, in Gary, IN, to Charles B. and Iola R. (Smith) Walters. They both preceded her in death. On January 23,...

Dennis Davenport

Dennis Davenport

Lakeview, OH

LAKEVIEW — Dennis C. "Denny" Davenport, 70, of Lakeview, OH passed away, Monday, January 15, 2018 due to injuries sustained from an automobile accident while in Englewood, FL. Denny was born on April 22, 1947 in Lima, OH, a son of the late Richard and Lucille Andonian...

Allan Eversole

Allan Eversole

Lima, OH

LIMA — Allan J. Eversole, 65, died on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, surrounded by his family and friends. Al was born on November 5, 1952. He is survived by three daughters, Jennifer (Greg) Zook, Jessica (Robert) Smith and Tasha Eversole...

Victor Giessler

Victor Giessler

Van Wert, OH

VAN WERT — Victor "Gene" Giessler, 84, died Jan. 20, 2018 at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at North Union United Methodist Church, Van Wert. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m....

John Holmes

John Holmes

Lima, OH

LIMA — John W. Holmes, 97, died on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at St. Rita's Hospital, Lima. He was born November 15, 1920 near Bluffton, Ohio to Roscoe I. Holmes and Eva L. (Eckenwiler) Holmes, who preceded him in death. He married Betty J. Vandemark, July 30, 1941, who...

Frederick Kugel

Frederick Kugel

Celina, OH

CELINA — Frederick Louis Kugel, 77, died Jan. 19, 2018 at St. Rita's Medical Center. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Hopwell Township. Burial will follow in the St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Wabash. Friends may call from 4 to 8...

Kevin Mierzejewski

Kevin Mierzejewski

Ada, OH

ADA — Kevin A. Mierzejewski, age 56, died Friday, January 19, 2018 at his residence in Ada, Ohio. He was born on May 17, 1961 in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Ralph A. and Shirley A. (Ribich) Mierzejewski. Kevin was a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church, Lima where he...

January 20, 2018

Joyce Fowler

Joyce Fowler

Waynesfield, OH

WAYNESFIELD — Joyce Mae "Rain Water" Fowler, 69, died at 1:45 AM on Friday, January 19, 2018, at Lima Memorial Hospital. Joyce was born on Friday, November 5, 1948, in Louisville, Kentucky, to the late Charline Quinn. On Tuesday, February 16, 2010, she married William...

Russell Stemen

Russell Stemen

Gomer, OH

GOMER — Russell Lee Stemen, 63, died January 18, 2018 at his residence in Gomer. He was born Apr.12, 1954 in Lima to Kermit Tyrus and Frances Wilson (Rice) Stemen who preceded him in death. Russ retired in 2017 from Mid-American Cleaning after 31 years of service. Music was...

January 19, 2018

Marcia Apple

Marcia Apple

St. Marys, OH

ST. MARYS — Marcia D. Apple, 73, died at 12:20 p.m. Jan. 17, 2018, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Father Barry Stechschulte will officiate. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. ...

Julie M. Dearth

Julie M. Dearth

Celina, OH

CELINA — Julie M. Dearth, 59, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at her home. She was born March 2, 1958 in Kenton to the late Gary & Joydale Shipp. On July 3, 1987 she married her husband Dean Dearth and he survives her in Celina. She is survived by children, Christopher...

Shirley Emrick

Shirley Emrick

Cridersville, OH

CRIDERSVILLE — Shirley Maxine Emrick, age 86, passed into her eternal rest late in the evening on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9:29 p.m. with her family at her side. After battling breast cancer and renal disease for many years she was made comfortable at home and spent these...

Janelda Halker

Janelda Halker

Leipsic, OH

LEIPSIC – Janelda T. Halker, 70, of Leipsic, died 1:27 a.m., Thursday, January 18, 2018 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. She was born May 12, 1947 in Allen County, to the late Richard and Esther (Schumaker) Weis. On September 12, 1970, she married Dennis Halker and he...

Werner Heckman

Werner Heckman

Maria Stein, OH

MARIA STEIN — Werner Lee Heckman, 69, died Jan. 16, 2018, at his residence. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Sebastian Church. Burial will be in St. Sebastian Cemetery, with military rites. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today and 9...

Doris Kindell

Doris Kindell

Van Wert, OH

VAN WERT — Doris Marie Kindell, 87, died at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 17, 2018, at CHP Van Wert Inpatient Hospice. Services will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Alpsach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory. The Rev. Greg Wack will officiate. Private interment will be Monday in Miami...

Angelo Mauri

Angelo Mauri

Dearborn, MI

DEARBORN, Mich. — Angelo J. "Ace" Mauri, 82, formerly of Lima, died at 2:23 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 at Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn. He was born Nov. 9, 1935 in Lima, to Nazareno and Leela (Burnett) Mauri who preceded him in death. Surviving are his three children:...

Jon Rhoades

Jon Rhoades

Van Wert, OH

VAN WERT — Jon A. Rhoades, 80, passed away at 6:46 PM Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Van Wert County Hospital. He was born November 19, 1937 in St. Mary's, Ohio to the late Thaddeus and Lillian (Todt) Rhoades. On September 5, 1959 he married Nancy (Schultz) Rhoades and she...

Owen Weaver

Owen Weaver

Bluffton, OH

BLUFFTON — Owen Richard Weaver, 10, passed away January 17, 2018 at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. Owen was born August 14, 2007 in Lima to Chad and Melissa (Badgett) Weaver. Owen was a 4th grader at Marimor Schools in Lima. He played in the Abilities Baseball...

Phoebe Williams

Phoebe Williams

Lima, OH

LIMA — Mrs. Phoebe Beatrice Williams, age 92, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was born on August 18, 1925 in Florence, Alabama to the union of Granvel and Julia (Bryant) Kelley; both parents preceded her in death. She...

January 18, 2018

Bret Anderson

Bret Anderson

Lima, OH

LIMA — Bret K. Anderson, age 56, died at 10:16 a.m., Monday, January 15, 2018, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. He was born in 1961 to Edwin K. and Cynthia R. (Watkins) Anderson. His father preceded him in death in 2002 and his mother survives. He is survived by...

Gary Barlow

Gary Barlow

Lakewood Ranch, FL

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. — Gary L. Barlow, 71 of Lakewood Ranch, FL, formerly of Lima, OH, and Kokomo, IN left this world to be with his Lord in heaven on January 16, 2018 at 11:56 pm. He was born on September 2, 1946 in Oregon, to the late Dorothy (Durbin) Barlow, and Earl...

Barbara Bennett

Barbara Bennett

Lima, OH

LIMA — Barbara Lucille Bennett, age 81, passed from this life on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at approximately 1:33 p.m. at her residence in Toledo, Ohio. She was born in Lima, Ohio on October 18, 1936 to the union of Eldridge Scott and Fannie (Ward) Fields; both parents...

Carlos Fuqua

Carlos Fuqua

Lima, OH

LIMA — Carlos "Pap" J. Fuqua, age 71, passed away after a long extended illness on January 17, 2018, at 1:04 am, at Mercy Health St. Rita's Medical Center. Carlos was born September 14, 1946, in Portsmouth, OH, to Raymond M. Fuqua and Ruth M. (Stephenson) Fuqua-Orhood who...

Frieda Hammons

Frieda Hammons

Cloverdale, OH

CLOVERDALE — Frieda E. Hammons, 90, of Cloverdale died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at her residence. She was born May 1, 1927 in Blue Creek Township, Paulding County, Ohio to the late Fred Paul and Bessie Mae (Leslie) Hartwig. On July 29, 1944 she married Ralph Hammons, who...

Michael Hoover

Michael Hoover

Barberton, OH

BARBERTON — Michael Lee Hoover, age 65, passed away suddenly January 14, 2018. Michael was a Navy Veteran. Preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Stella Hoover. He leaves behind his wife and soulmate of 44 years, Katie; brother, John; sisters, Annis (Bill) Keith;...

Melvena Lewis

Melvena Lewis

Bluffton, OH

BLUFFTON — Melvena M. Lewis, 98, of Bluffton passed away in her sleep at 12:40 a.m., Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton. She was born March 4, 1919 in Bluffton to the late Ameiel and Sylvia (Moser) Amstutz. Melvena married her high school...

Thomas McClellan

Thomas McClellan

Lima, OH

LIMA — Thomas W. "Tom" McClellan, 73, of Lima, passed away at 9:23 AM on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born on July 13, 1944 in Fall River, MA to William and Florence (Austin) McClellan, who both preceded him in death. On August 10, 1968, he...

Rhonda Rudy

Rhonda Rudy

Lima, OH

LIMA — Rhonda Ann Rudy, age 57, passed away at 11:34 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018, in her home at Champagne Residential. Rhonda was born April 13, 1960 in Lima, Ohio to Ned S. and Shirley Ann (Riemesch) Rudy who both preceded her in death. Rhonda was a graduate of...

Karen Taylor

Karen Taylor

Alger, OH

ALGER — Karen Lynn Taylor, age 69, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM at Kindred Hospital, Lima. She was born on April 22, 1948 in Allen County, Ohio to James D. and Maxine (Fitzpatrick) Hamilton who preceded her in death. Karen married Marvin Patrick Taylor and he...

Beatrice Williams

Beatrice Williams

Lima, OH

LIMA — Phoebe Beatrice Williams, 92, died Jan. 16, 2018, in Saginaw, Michigan. Services will begin 1 p.m. Wednesday at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc. where the family will be present from 6 to...

Jeffrey Yost

Jeffrey Yost

Wapakoneta, OH

WAPAKONETA — Jeffrey A. Yost, age 58, of Wapakoneta, passed away early Monday on Jan. 15th, 2018, at his residence. He was born Feb. 23rd, 1959 in Lima, to Doyle R. and Elizabeth A. (Miller) Yost. His Father preceded him in death. His Mother and Stepfather, Ambert Scott,...

January 17, 2018

Wilbur Camper

Wilbur Camper

Lima, OH

LIMA — Wilbur Camper Jr., age 86, peacefully passed away at 6:21 a.m. Monday, January 15, 2018, at the Wyngate Senior Living Community in Lima with family members by his side. Wilbur was born September 18, 1931 in Lima, OH, to the late Wilbur and LaDonna B. (Stotts) Camper....

Louis Comus

Louis Comus

St. Marys, OH

ST. MARYS — Louis F. Comus, 101. died Jan. 7, 2018, in Scottsdale, Arizona. A celebration of life will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 130 N. Wayne St., St. Marys. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 a.m....

Alfred Germann

Alfred Germann

Convoy, OH

CONVOY — Alfred P. Germann Sr., 84, died at 1:43 a.m. Jan. 16, 2018, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, with Rev. Ron Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Convoy I.O.O.F....

Richard Hayman

Richard Hayman

Rockford, OH

ROCKFORD — Richard J. Hayman, 85, died Jan. 12, 2018, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, with Rev. Mick Whistler officiating. Burial will be in Aledo Cemetery, Aledo, Illinois. ...

Ardean Imler

Ardean Imler

Spencerville, OH

SPENCERVILLE — Ardean S. Imler, 96, of rural Spencerville died 5:00 a.m., Mon. Jan. 15, 2018, at her home with her family at her side. She was born Nov. 12, 1921, in Valley, WS, the daughter of Dewey & Margaret (Rose) Cummings, who preceded her in death. On March 14, 1949,...

Linda Kennedy

Linda Kennedy

Plain City, OH

PLAIN CITY — Linda L. Kennedy, age 67, formerly of Lima, was called home to the Lord at 4:43 p.m. Monday, January 8, 2018, at her home with her loving family by her side. Linda was born May 14, 1950 in Lima, Ohio to N. Earl and Doris (Dock) Zimmerman who preceded her in...

Thomas "Mike" King

Thomas "Mike" King

Lima, OH

LIMA — Thomas M. "Mike" King, 74, passed away January 15, 2018, at 3:05AM, Lima Manor Nursing Home surrounded by his family. Mike was born November 10, 1943 in Wyandotte, MI, to U. L. and Mary Belle (Nemyer) King both who preceded him in death. On March 22, 1964 he married...

Irvin "Lee" Monroe

Irvin "Lee" Monroe

Sidney, OH

SIDNEY — Irvin "Lee" Monroe died Jan. 14, 2018. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, with Pastor Robin Owen officiating. Burial will be in Pearl Cemetery, near Anna. Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the...

Rhonda Rudy

Rhonda Rudy

Lima, OH

LIMA — Rhonda Ann Rudy, 57, died at 11:34 p.m. Jan. 13, 2018, in her home at Champagne Residential. Services will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral And Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel, with Pastor Terri Haithcock officiating. Burial will be at 9:30 a.m....

Denise Russell

Denise Russell

Van Wert, OH

VAN WERT — Denise I. Russell, 60, died Jan. 14, 2018, at her residence. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, with Pastor Jody Harr officiating. Burial will be in Wright Cemetery, Converse. Friends may call from 2 to 4...

Alfreda Vaughn

Alfreda Vaughn

Lima, OH

LIMA — Alfreda Rose Ellen (Mines) Vaughn passed from this life on January 9, 2018 at her home in Orlando, Florida. Alfreda Rose Ellen (Mines) Vaughn was born on March 18, 1950, the daughter of Reverend Alfred Lester Mines and Mary Luella (Underwood) Mines in Lima, Ohio;...

January 16, 2018

Wilbur Camper

Wilbur Camper

Lima, OH

LIMA — Wilbur Camper Jr., 86, died at 6:21 a.m. Jan. 15, 2018, at the Wyngate Senior Living Community in Lima. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel, with Pastor Bryan Bucher officiating. Burial will be in Memorial...

Thomas Conner

Thomas Conner

Worthington, OH

MARYSVILLE — Tom's journey with AML ended at home on January 13, 2018, with his loving family. Tom was born in Erie, PA, grew up in Lima, OH and lived all his adult life in Central Ohio. He attended Lima Senior High and OSU, with a major in history. He served in the Marine...

Norma Guthrie

Norma Guthrie

Ada, OH

ADA — Norma J. Guthrie, 77, died Jan. 14, 2018, at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Auglaize Bible Church, 2525 S. Phillips Road, near Harrod, with Pastors Steven Richardson and Ben Buzhardt officiating. Burial...

Richard Hengstler

Richard Hengstler

Cridersville, OH

CRIDERSVILLE — Richard J. "Dick" Hengstler, 88, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 8:47 a.m. Jan. 14, 2018, at Mercy Health-St. Rita's, Lima. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, 1102 Lincoln Ave., (state Route 501), Wapakoneta, with...

Janet Hockenberry

Janet Hockenberry

Paulding, OH

PAULDING — Janet Lou Hockenberry, 83, formerly of Scott, died at 12:19 p.m. Jan. 14, 2018, at the Country Inn near Paulding. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Evangelical Church with Pastor W. Clark Williman officiating. Burial will be in Scott Cemetery,...

Betty Kendrick

Betty Kendrick

Rockford, OH

ROCKFORD — Betty L. Kendrick, 73, died at 11 a.m. Jan. 14, 2018, at her daughter's residence in St. Marys. Funeral rites will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, with Pastor Bob Sweeney officiating. Burial will be in Elm Grove...

Thomas "Mike" King

Thomas "Mike" King

Lima, OH

LIMA — Thomas M. "Mike" King, 74, died at 3:05 a.m. Jan. 15, 2018, at Lima Manor Nursing Home. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel. A private burial will be held on Friday at Cairo East...

Christine Silver

Christine Silver

St. Marys, OH

ST. MARYS — Christine E. Silver, 72, died at 11:29 p.m. Jan. 14, 2018, at her residence. Rites will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, with Pastor Mark Bayliff officiating. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys. ...

Evelyn Vermillion

Evelyn Vermillion

Cridersville, OH

CRIDERSVILLE — Evelyn Ruth Vermillion, 90, passed away at 8:10 am January 12, 2018 at Lima Memorial Health System. Evelyn was born November 15, 1927 in Putnam County to Edwin and Florence (Snyder) Collins who preceded her in death. On August 16, 1947 she married Richard...

January 15, 2018

Wilma Bergman-Wynk

Wilma Bergman-Wynk

Osgood, OH

OSGOOD — Wilma M. Bergman-Wynk, 90, died Jan. 12, 2018 at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Louis Catholic Church, North Star. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2...

Alice Spitnale

Alice Spitnale

Continental, OH

CONTINENTAL — Alice Joanne Spitnale, 71, passed away peacefully at 6:04 a.m., Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the Meadows of Leipsic. She was born February 17, 1946 in Defiance to the late Carl and Rosemary (Gerber) Spitnale. Alice is survived by her sister, LaDonna Engle and...

Mary Kay Zink

Mary Kay Zink

Lima, OH

LIMA — Mary Kay Zink, 98, passed away peacefully January 1, 2018. Born in 1919 to Ralph and Gertrude Siler, she has fond memories growing up in Ottoville, graduating in 1937. She married Linus Zink in 1948, who preceded her in death in 1984. Also preceding her are sisters...

January 14, 2018

Francis Guagenti

Francis Guagenti

Lima, OH

LIMA — Francis John Guagenti, Sr., 76, of Lima, passed away at 10:14 AM on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was born June 24, 1941 in Lima, Ohio to Joseph and Tillie (Zerante) Guagenti, who both preceded him in death. Francis was a...

Kathryn Hutson

Kathryn Hutson

Wapakoneta, OH

WAPAKONETA — Kathryn F. Hutson, 94, of Wapakoneta, formerly of Waynesfield, passed away January 12, 2018, Lima Memorial Health System. Kathryn was born November 5, 1923 in Union Township, Auglaize County, OH, to Clarence and May (Marquess) Jacobs, who preceded her in death....

Dorothy Johnson

Dorothy Johnson

Lima, OH

LIMA — Ms. Dorothy Jean Johnson, age 85, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at approximately 6:25 a.m. at Lima Manor Nursing Home. She was born on April 3, 1932 in McMinnville, Tennessee to James and Belle Watson; both parents preceded her in death. She worked as a...

Tony Mitchell

Tony Mitchell

Lima, OH

LIMA — Tony Mitchell, 83, died at 5:00 AM on Saturday, January 13, 2018, in Lima surrounded by his family. Tony was born on January 23, 1934, to the late Max and Hazel (Kaiser) Mitchell. On June 5, 1955, he married Carolyn Ann (Roberts) Mitchell who preceded him in death on...

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