Obituaries

Dorothy J. Snyder (1918 – 2014)

Dorothy J. Snyder, 96, of Montpelier passed away at home on Tuesday evening.  She was born on May 27, 1918 in Northwest Township, Ohio to Glen and Bessie (Grubs) Mocherman.  She…


Orlena Bingham (1920 – 2014)

Orlena Bingham, age 94, of Wauseon, passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. It was a sad yet happy day when we said our final good-byes…


Carol S. Wilcox (1948 – 2014)

Carol S. Wilcox, age 66, of Delta, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, November 17, 2014.  One of nine children, she was born in Tiffin, OH on June 30, 1948 to the late…


Lavon O. Joice (1927 – 2014)

Lavon O. Joice, 87, of Montpelier passed away Friday night. He was born on May 9, 1927 in Northwest Township, Ohio to Orville K. and Lalah L. (Tingley) Joice. Lavon served in the…


Velda J. Rufenacht (1938 – 2014)

Velda J. Rufenacht, age 75 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 16, 2014, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.  She was born November 23, 1938, near Wauseon, the daughter…


Charles S. Eisel (1932 – 2014)

Charles Stephen “Chuck” Eisel, 82, of Fayette and formerly of Alvordton, OH, died early Friday morning, November 14, 2014, at the home of his daughter in Waterville, OH. He was born…


Amelia H. Kasper (1914 – 2014)

Amelia H. Kasper, age 100, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the Lutheran Home in Napoleon. She had lived in Bryan for over 60 and worked at the…


Annabelle L. Allomong (1930 – 2014)

Annabelle L. Allomong, age 83, of Edon, Ohio, died at 2:20 A.M. on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at Hillside Country Living near Bryan, Ohio, where she was a resident. Mrs. Allomong…


Rebecca Jean Goetz (1960 – 2014)

Rebecca Jean Goetz, 53 years, of Toledo, passed away Monday, November 10, 2014 at Heartland of Waterville. Rebecca was born December 9, 1960 in Toledo, the daughter of the late Thomas…


Roger D. Fether (1942 – 2014)

Roger D. Fether, age 71 years, of Stryker, passed away Monday afternoon, November 10, 2014, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.  He was born December 22, 1942, at Wauseon, the son…


William L. Osterhout (1927 – 2014)

William L. Osterhout, age 87, of Hilliard, FL and formerly of Delta, peacefully passed away at Medwest Hospice in Sylva, NC on Saturday, November 8, 2014. He was born in Lucas…


Thad Grapengeter (1975-2014)

Thad Grapengeter, age 39, of Stryker passed away unexpectedly Monday November 3, 2014. Thad was born in Davenport, Iowa on April 29, 1975 the son of Valerie (Guthmiller) and Calvin Grapengeter….


Brian D. Frank (1957 – 2014)

Brian D. Frank, age 57, of Pensacola Beach, FL and formerly of Delta, OH, passed away unexpectedly early Thursday morning, November 6, 2014 at his home in Pensacola. Brian was born…


Robert D. Dion (1943 – 2014)

Robert D. Dion, age 70, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Prior to his retirement he had been a supervisor for the former Illinois…


Lawrence Spiess (1920 – 2014)

Lawrence “LYLE” Spiess, age 94, of Liberty Center passed away peacefully at Defiance Inpatient Hospice early Wednesday morning November 5, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Hilda…


Eilene Sickmiller (1922 – 2014)

Eilene Lillian (Maier) Sickmiller was born August 28, 1922 on the Alex Haines farm west of Montpelier to Clinton and Edith (Haines) Maier and peacefully went to her heavenly home on…


Violet Bible (1918 – 2014)

Violet Genevieve Brubaker Bible, 96, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Oaks in Shreveport, LA.  Violet, a beloved wife, mother and grandmother was born…


Bernadine M. Overmyer (1928 – 2014)

Bernadine M. Overmyer, age 86, of Delta, peacefully passed away early Saturday morning, November 1, 2014 at Swanton Health Care with her loving family by her side.  She was born in…


Cynthia D. Tipping (1956 – 2014)

Cynthia D. Tipping, age 58, of Swanton, was reunited with her family in Heaven Saturday morning, November 1, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee.  She was born in Adrian, MI…


Donald F. Zuver (1931 – 2014)

Donald F. Zuver, age 83, of Archbold, passed away Monday morning, November 3, 2014 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Don had worked and retired from the former Napoleon Lynx in Archbold….