March 2018




Paul Shaffer (1925 – 2018)

Paul W. Shaffer, of N. Main St., Waldron, died at his home Thursday morning, March 29, 2018, a day after turning age 93. Born March 28, 1925 in Montgomery, MI, he…



Recent obit: James Thompson

James W. Thompson, age 88, peacefully passed away Monday early morning, March 26, 2018 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon where he had been a resident for several years.  Jim was born…


Shirley Brandeberry (1935 – 2018)

Shirley Mae Brandeberry, 83, of Montpelier passed away Tuesday evening at her home.  She was born on January 4, 1935 in Montpelier to L.J. and Ila Mae (Winzeler) Apt.  Shirley graduated from Montpelier…





Darren M. Pinson (1999-2018)

Darren M. Pinson, of Liberty Center, passed away unexpectedly March 24, 2018. He was born in Toledo on December 3, 1999 to Jeff (Emily) Pinson and Jenny Pinson.  Along with his…


Roman Tyson Dominique (2001-2018)

Roman Tyson Dominique, 17, of rural West Unity, OH, died unexpectedly March 26, 2018. Born January 15, 2001, in Wauseon, he was the son of Trent Tyson and Angelique (Stambaugh) Dominique….


Ruthanna Holthues (1937 – 2018)

Ruthanna M. Holthues, age 80, of Edon, Ohio, died at 1:40 P.M. on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness.  A…


Donna Nafziger (1931 – 2018)

Donna Marie Nafziger, age 87, of Archbold, passed away late Saturday evening, March 24, 2018, at CHP – Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.Donna was born in Fulton County, Ohio on January 6,…


David Sherman (1946 – 2018)

David L. Sherman, of Wauseon, passed away at his home March 25, 2018.   He was born in Napoleon on November 1, 1946 to the late Francis Sherman and Mildred (Van Streader)…



40 Indicted By Williams County Grand Jury

The Williams County Grand Jury convened on March 20 and returned indictments against 40 individuals facing 76 charges. Those indicted include: John L. Anderson, 23, of Bryan was indicted on two…


Lisa Weisz (1957 – 2018)

Lisa Gayle (McKarns) Weisz, 61, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed in her home surrounded by her family Thursday, March 22, 2018 following her battle with cancer. She was born January 10, 1957…


Adella Garcia (1941- 2018)

Adella Garcia, age 76, of Stryker, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at CHP – Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Prior to her retirement, Adella had worked at the Archbold Ladder…


Xavier Micheal Wensink (2001 – 2018)

Xavier Micheal Wensink, 17, of Deshler, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 alongside his brother Aidan, 14, in an automobile accident. Xavier was born March 6, 2001 in Defiance,…