December 2021


Gaylord Schaffner (1937-2021)

FAYETTE, OH – Gaylord Alan Schaffner, age 84, of rural Fayette, died peacefully in his home on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. He was born on March 8, 1937 at home in…










Williams County Grand Jury Indicts Eight

Members of the Williams County Grand Jury convened on December 14 and returned indictments against eight individuals. Those indicted include: David R. Daugherty, 41, of Delta was indicted for Improperly Handling…




Patricia Allgire (1941-2021)

Patricia Allgire, age 80, of Stryker passed away December 28, 2021 in Bryan. Patricia ran a bar in Stryker for many years. Patricia was born on December 25, 1941 in Marion,…


Irene Scantlen (1934-2021)

Irene D. Scantlen, age 87, of Ney, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. Irene retired from the Aro Corporation with over 26…


Ester Cortez (1942-2021)

Ester Cortez, age 79, of Wauseon passed away on December 29, 2021 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Ester was born on January 8, 1942 in San Antonio, TX to…


Donna Beck (1922-2021)

Donna M. Beck, 99, of Montpelier passed away early Tuesday morning at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan. She was born on May 17, 1922 in Kunkle to Alva J. and…


Harvey Ridgway (1927-2021)

Harvey E. Ridgway, 94, died Monday, December 27, 2021 at his home in rural Grabill, IN with family by his side. He was born April 11, 1927 on a farm in…


Mark McElrath (1954-2021)

  Mark W. McElrath, age 67, of Napoleon and formerly of Wauseon, passed away Monday evening, December 27, 2021, at CHP – Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Prior to his retirement he…