Obituaries

Vance Jacobs (1934-2020)

Vance G. Jacobs, 86, of Wauseon passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. He was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Ottawa Lake, Mich., to the late Fred and Josephine (Dressler) Jacobs. He…


Carolyn Colon (1938-2021)

Carolyn Sue Colon, age 82, passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on January 16, 2021. Sue was born on January 23, 1938, in Wauseon to the late…


Ray Robinett (1954-2021)

Ray Andrew “Andy” Robinett, age 66, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away surrounded by his family, at 3:48 P.M. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, Ohio, after…


Joyce Restainer (1943-2021)

Joyce L. Restainer, age 77, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021, at Fountain Park Nursing Center in Bryan where she had been a resident. Joyce was a…


Gene Beaverson (1937-2021)

FAYETTE, OH – Gene W. Beaverson, 83, lifelong resident of Fayette, died early Saturday, January 16, 2021, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. He was born November 1, 1937,…


Ronald Keesbury

Ronald L. Keesbury, 69, of Port Richey, Florida, passed away on Jan. 7, 2021. Ron retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 40 years of service. He was born and raised in…


Robert Hildebrandt (1930-2021)

Robert O. Hildebrandt, age 90, passed away January 14, 2021 at the Fulton County Health Center. Prior to his retirement, he worked as chief plumber at La Choy Food Products in…


Robert Brandt (1935-2021)

Robert Wayne Brandt, 85 years, of Bryan passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Fountain Park Assisted Living and Memory Care, Bryan. Robert was born November 2, 1935 in Alton, Illinois,…


Melvin Berry, Sr. (1948-2021)

Melvin Carl Berry, Sr., age 72, of Blakeslee, Ohio, passed away at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 14, 2021, in his home, surrounded by his family, after an extended illness. Mr….


LaVonna Gruber (1927-2021)

LaVonna Ilene “Granny” Gruber, 93, of Bryan passed away Wednesday afternoon at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan. She was born on January 31, 1927 in Jackson Township, Wood County Ohio…


Marlene Edwards ((1941-2021)

Marlene M. Edwards, 79, of Pioneer, passed away on January 12, 2021 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. She was born on January 18, 1941 in Pioneer to Russell and Helen (Clark)…


Kenneth Brink (1942-2021)

Kenneth K. Brink, age 78, of Wauseon passed away January 12, 2021 at St. Luke’s in Toledo, Ohio after a brief illness. Prior to retirement, Kenneth worked at La Choy Food…


Sterling King (1932-2021)

Sterling King, A long-time resident of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away on January 12, 2021 at the age of eighty-eight.  Sterling was born to Christian and Olga King September 30, 1932. He…


Danny Butler (1940-2021)

Danny D. Butler, 80, passed on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. He was born on June 28, 1940, in Rockford, Ohio, and was a son of the late Robert and Neva (Pond)…


Lee Stonestreet (1935-2021)

Lee William Stonestreet, 85, Kokomo, Indiana, passed away at 2:03 p.m., Thursday Jan. 7, 2021, at home. He was born May 26, 1935, in his parents’ farm house in Edon, Ohio….


James Messner (1946-2021)

James Messner, age 74, of Lake Havasu, Arizona, and formerly of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Tuesday morning, January 12, 2021, at the Havasu Regional Medical Center. Prior to his retirement he…


John Johnston (1929-2021)

John J Johnston, 91, of Montpelier passed away early Monday morning at Community Health and Wellness Centers in Bryan. He was born on August 30, 1929 in Superior Township to William…


Wallace Borton (1925-2020)

Wallace (Wally) Borton of Morenci, MI passed away on January 11, 2021 and entered into his heavenly home at the age of 95 with his wife, Iola, sitting by his side….


Pamella “Pam” Davis (1958-2021)

Pamella “Pam” J. Davis, age 62, of Swanton, passed away peacefully Monday evening, January 11, 2021 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Pam was born in Fremont, Ohio to…


Timothy Schaefer (1954-2021)

Timothy L. Schaefer, 66, of Warren, Indiana, formerly of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Jan. 2, 2021, at 1:25 a.m. at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He…