Obituaries

Marcella St. John (1924-2020)

Marcella E. St. John, age 95, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at her home. Marcella was a homemaker and an avid gardener. She was a member…


Letha Beck (1922-2020)

Letha L. Beck, 97, of Archbold, passed away Monday morning, February 17, 2020, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home. She moved to Fairlawn Assisted Living in 2006 and enjoyed 10 years there…


Dessie Cramer (1923-2020)

Dessie I. Cramer, age 96, a longtime resident of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 8:41 P.M. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at Brookview Healthcare Center, in Defiance, Ohio, where she was a…


Dr. Rebilo Diccion (1929-2020)

On the morning of February 17th, Dr. Rebilo Apilado Diccion transitioned from this life to the next with his wife by his side. He was born on November 18, 1929 in…


Nancy Brown (1939-2020)

Nancy C. Brown, 80 years, of Ney, Ohio passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 at her residence. Nancy was born February 27, 1939 in Fayette, Ohio, the daughter of Forest and…


George Smith (1926-2020)

George Henry Smith, age 93, of Wauseon, passed away Monday evening, February 17, 2020, at CHP – Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. He had worked for Stubnuts and Geene in Adrian for…


Annabelle Batt (1929-2020)

Annabelle J. Batt,  age 90, of Montpelier, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at her home. She was born on June 07, 1929 in Evansport, Ohio to the late…


Cynthia Kerr (1949-2020)

Cynthia Ann (Kinney) Kerr was born on April 11, 1949, the daughter of Edward and Barbara (Bonkoski) Kinney. She had two younger siblings, Randy Kinney and Deborah (Kinney) Follett. Growing up,…


Joyce Martis (1953-2020)

Joyce Mary Martis, 66, of rural Wauseon, Ohio, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. She was born on Nov. 4, 1953, in Mount Clemens, Michigan, to Gaylord and Katherine (Burback)…


Rev. Alvia Martis (1951-2020)

The Rev. Alvia McEwen Martis, 68, of rural Wauseon, Ohio, died peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. He was born Sept. 30, 1951, in Clarksville,…


David Nafziger (1949-2020)

David A. Nafziger, age 71 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday morning, February 16, 2020, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice. He was born January 25, 1949, at Wauseon, the son…


Katherine “Kay” Teschke (1924-2020)

Katherine M. “Kay” Teschke, age 95, of Bryan, Ohio passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born July 5, 1924 in Bryan,…


Allen Nash (1966-2020)

Allen Nash, age 53, of Delta passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 16, 2020 in his home. Allen was born in Wauseon, Ohio on October 12, 1966 to the late Steven…


Wilma Weisz (1920-2020)

Wilma Carolyn Weisz, 99, of Bryan, Ohio, died peacefully on February 13, 2020, at Fountain Park Assisted Living. She was born in Rochester, New York, on April 13, 1920, the daughter…


Daniel Merritt (1989-2020)

Daniel J. Merritt, age 30, of Edgerton, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020 in the Emergency Room at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center – Bryan. Daniel was a crew member…


John Schelling, Sr. (1940-2020)

John Schelling, Sr., 79, of Osseo, Michigan passed away Friday morning at Parkview Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio. He was born on November 9, 1940 in Bryan to Fred and Doris…


Paul Sigg (1930-2020)

Paul E. Sigg, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday morning, February 14, 2020, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. He was born August 10, 1930, at Archbold, the son of…


Ernest Rau (1939-2020)

Ernest Alan Rau, age 80, of Bryan, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance. Alan was an iron worker for Local 55 in…


Arthur “Art” Merschdorf (1930-2020)

Arthur W. “Art” Merschdorf, 90 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, February 14, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  Art was born January 9, 1930, in Mansfield, Ohio,…


Joyce Bailey (1934-2020)

Joyce Marie Bailey, 86, lifelong resident of Delta, Ohio, passed away on Friday morning, February 14, 2020 with in home hospice care. She was born January 1, 1934 in Delta to Herbert and…