Obituaries

Eleanor Rychener (1927-2021)

Eleanor (McMunn) Rychener, of Archbold, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 02, 2021, after a 2 ½ month battle with COVD.  Eleanor was born on April 3, 1927 to Hal &…


Clifford Patterson (1958-2021)

Clifford E. Patterson, age 63 years, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday morning, March 2, 2021, at The Toledo Hospital. He was born February 11, 1958, at Haleyville, Alabama, the son…


Doris Ridgway (1933-2021)

Doris Ridgway, 87 years, of Hicksville, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in the home of her daughter, with her family around her. Doris was born August 4, 1933, in Hicksville,…


Mary Lepisto (1938-2021)

Beloved mother and educator, Mary Ann Lepisto, of Delta, Ohio, passed from this realm onto her final rest on March 1, 2021. Mary Ann (or Mary) was born to Floyd E….


Douglas Rupp ((1952-2021)

Douglas L. Rupp, 68, a beloved and generous family man, friend and follower of Christ, passed on March 3, 2021 due to cancer. Doug was born on August 25, 1952 in…


Jane Bish (1942-2021)

Jane (Molloy) Bish was born in Middletown, Ohio, on March 6, 1942, the child of John and Louise (Tice) Molloy. She passed on Feb. 27, 2021, at the age of 78….


Raymond Walz (1923-2021)

Raymond F. Walz, 97, of Archbold, passed away peacefully Friday, February 26, 2021, at St. V’s Hospital in Toledo where he had been admitted 2 days earlier. He was born August…


Edwin Leininger (1935-2021)

Edwin M. Leininger, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at his residence. Edwin was a graduate of Bryan High School and was an apprentice electrician…


Jane Roth (1936-2021)

Jane A. Roth, age 84, of Fayette, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. She was born on July 25, 1936, in Winameg, Ohio to Harold and…


James “Jim” Boydston (1934-2021)

Dr. James “Jim” Newell Boydston, DVM, 86, of Tavares, Fla., formerly of Escanaba, Mich. (1977-2019) and Wauseon, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, due to injuries sustained in a fall. He…


Claude Taylor (1932-2021)

Claude S. Taylor, 88, of Avondale, Arizona and formerly of the Edgerton area, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021 in Avondale.  He was born on March 12, 1932 to Elmer…


Frances Huffman (1941-2021)

Frances Beatrice Huffman, age 80, of Liberty Center, Ohio, passed away peacefully at home, with her family at her side, Friday evening, February 26, 2021. She was born February 22, 1941…


Shirley Beavers (1938-2021)

Shirley Ann Beavers peacefully entered eternal life with her children by her side, Sunday morning, February 28, 2021,at Defiance inpatient Hospice Center after a brief illness. She was born on December 5, 1938…


Sharon Badenhop (1957-2021)

Sharon K. Badenhop, 63, of Napoleon, Ohio, died peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Sharon was born June 15, 1957,…


Adam Espinoza (1967-2021)

Adam Christopher Espinoza, age 54 of Bryan, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021 at his home. Adam was born on Jan. 2, 1967, in Donna, Texas, to Victoria Canizales of…


Susan Carr (1949-2021)

Susan L. (Windisch) Carr, age 71, passed away February 24, 2021 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, OH. Susan graduated from Wauseon High School and worked at Wal-Mart for many years, most…


Lamar Cummins (1940-2021)

Lamar Cummins, age 80, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at his home. Lamar had worked at Watson Well Drilling for 25 years and then retired from…


Mary Hahn (1930-2021)

Mary E. Hahn, age 90, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 2:22 P.M. on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, where she was a resident. Mrs. Hahn…


Roland Christie, Jr. (1939-2021)

Roland J. Christie, Jr., age 81, of Delta, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021, at CHP Defiance Inpatient Hospice. Roland was born on August 8, 1939 in Pittsburgh, PA., to…


Edwin Greek (1953-2021)

Edwin D. Greek, 67 years, of Alvordton, Ohio, and formerly of Bryan, Ohio, and Pioneer, Ohio, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Hillside Country Living, Bryan. Edwin was born March…