Obituaries

Alan Miller

Alan “Killer” Miller, 54, a lifelong resident of Wauseon, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2020. He attended Wauseon High school and obtained his GED. He was a member of the Wauseon…


Mary Patton (1925-2020)

Mary Rose Brumett-Patton, age 95, of Delta, peacefully passed away under hospice care Wednesday afternoon, September 16, 2020 at Northcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Napoleon. She was born in Harlan…


Alexander Jondreau (Infant)

Infant Alexander Michael Jondreau, 2 months, peacefully passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, Toledo, Ohio. Alexander was born July 7, 2020 at Community Hospitals and Wellness…


Joan Stokes (1935-2020)

Joan L. Stokes, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her home early Saturday morning, September 12, 2020. Joan served her church, Wesley United Methodist Church, faithfully as an…


Dorlyn Cottrell, Jr. (1959-2020)

Dorlyn G. Cottrell, Jr., age 60, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 7:18 P.M. on Monday, September 14, 2020, in his home, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. Mr. Cottrell…


Gary Cooksey (1953-2020)

Gary “Grandpa” W. Cooksey, 67, of Montpelier passed away early Wednesday morning at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born March 12, 1953 in Brazil, Indiana to Roy P. and Mae…


Kathryn Miller (1937-2020)

Kathryn I. Miller, age 83, of Edon, Ohio, died at 5:31 P.M. on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers- Bryan. Mrs. Miller worked at Ohio Art for…


Albert Noel, Jr. (1935-2020)

Albert R. Noel, Jr., 85 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. Albert was born April 16, 1935, in Detroit, Michigan,…


Paul Nafziger (1937-2020)

Paul A. Nafziger age 83 years of Colorado Springs, Colorado passed away on Sept. 11, 2020. After a battle with cancer. Formerly of Stryker, Ohio Paul was a widely known and…


Anna Lukey (1930-2020)

Anna E. Lukey, 90, passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon at her daughter’s home. She was born February 14, 1930 in Hamtramck, Michigan to Michael and Bessie M. (Wares) Husak. Anna married…


Sandra Oxender (1945-2020)

Sandra Oxender, 75 years, of West Unity, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at the University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo. Sandra was born August 27, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan, the…


Ralph Griesinger (1963-2020)

Ralph B. Griesinger, age 57, of Delta, passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at The Toledo Hospital. Ralph was born in Toledo on April 27,…


Norma Baker (1937-2020)

Norma Jean Baker, 82, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 13, 2020 in CHP Hospice Care, Defiance, Ohio. She was born on November 3, 1937 in Findlay, Ohio to Harry and Mable…



Richard Lulfs (1935-2020)

Richard C. Lulfs, age 85, peacefully passed away at his Swanton home Tuesday morning, September 15, 2020. He was born in Toledo on June 21, 1935 to the late Lloyd Lulfs…


Lester “Butch” Yoder (1941-2020)

Lester “Butch” Yoder, 79, of Swanton passed away unexpectedly in his home Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. He was born Jan. 20, 1941, in Wauseon to the late Loran and Vera (Schelling)…


Larry Custer (1948-2020)

Larry Allen Custer, 71, of Montpelier, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born on December 6, 1948 in Montpelier to Dolan Wayne…


William “Bill” Copeland (1952-2020)

William “Bill” Copeland, born in Lenawee County on March 22, 1952 to Clarence and Enid (Wyant) Copeland, passed away September 11, 2020, after a long illness. He married the love of his life,…


James Rath (1940-2020)

James Errol Rath, 80 years, of Hicksville, passed away surrounded by his family, Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice of Defiance, Ohio. Jim was born May 7,…


Bruce Roehrs (1967-2020)

Bruce M. Roehrs, age 53, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 5:40 P.M. on September 11, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan after a brief illness. Bruce worked at…