Obituaries


Franklin Haase (1933-2019)

Franklin Ferman Haase, age 86, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, October 18, 2019, at his residence. Frank worked as a general foreman at The Aro…


Corey Stricker (1977-2019)

Corey L. Stricker, age 42, of Delta, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, October 18, 2019 from injuries received in an auto accident that morning. He was born in Toledo on July…


Archie “George” Harris (1949-2019)

Archie “George” Harris, age 70, of Williams Center, Ohio, died at 8:40 P.M. on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance. Archie was a veteran of…


Rhonda Dietrich (1958-2019)

Rhonda S. Dietrich, age 60, of Palm City, Florida, passed away on September 27, 2019, at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart, Florida. Rhonda was a 1976 graduate of Fairview High School….


Dr. Sherman Bowen, Jr. (1929-2019)

Dr. Sherman J. Bowen Jr., age 89 of Defiance, passed away early Sunday morning, Oct. 13, 2019, at Mercy Defiance Hospital. He was born on Oct. 27, 1929, to Helen (Goldfuss)…



Christina Potts (1968-2019)

Christina Marie Potts, age 51, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Oct. 9, 2019, at Cleveland Clinic, surrounded by her family. Christina was born April 9, 1968, at Wauseon, Ohio, to Rose…


Iris Robertson (1924-2019)

Iris May Robertson, age 95, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 1:48 P.M. on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance. Iris was an avid knitter, excellent…


Charles “Chuck” Strup (1931-2019)

Charles “Chuck” Henry Strup, age 88, of Delta, Ohio; formerly of Toledo, Ohio passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at Fulton County Health Center. He was born February 4, 1931 in…


Richard Bennett (1934-2019)

Richard Lee Bennett, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at his home surrounded by friends…



Albert Bachler III (1940-2019)

Albert Joseph Bachler III, age 79, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loving family, Thursday morning, October 10, 2019. He was born May 12, 1940…


Florence Augustine (1921-2019)

Florence M. Augustine, age 98 years, of Archbold, passed away late Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. She was born July 29, 1921, near Archbold, the daughter of…


Charles “Gene” Bowman (1924-2019)

Charles “Gene” E. Bowman, age 95 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday evening, October 8, 2019, at Community Hospital & Wellness Center in Bryan.  He was born July 22, 1924, at…


Kevin Rice, Sr. (1963-2019)

Kevin K. Rice, Sr., age 56, of Edon, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Sierra Providence West Hospital in El Paso, Texas.  Kevin enjoyed spending time with his…


Robert “Bob” Young 1944-2019)

Robert J. “Bob” Young, 75, formerly of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2019, at his home in Poplar Bluff, Mo., after a courageous battle with cancer. Bob was born March…



Dean Schmucker (1944-2019)

Dean A. Schmucker, age 74 years, of Maumee, passed away Sunday morning, October 6, 2019, at the Sunshine Community Home in Maumee. He was born November 2, 1944, at Wauseon, the…


Dianne Johnston (1949-2019)

Dianne Kay Johnston, of Delta, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2019 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. Dianne was born in New London, Wisconsin on June 19, 1949 to the…