Obituaries

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…


Dorothy Schlegel (1923-2020)

Dorothy E. Schlegel, 96, of Montpelier, passed away on February 14, 2020 at Hillside Country Living in Bryan. She was born on May 10, 1923 in Jefferson Township to Glenn D….


Edwin Perkins (1941-2020)

Edwin K. Perkins, age 78, of Bryan, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday morning, February 13, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center – Bryan. Prior to his retirement he had been…


Margaret Olson (1947-2020)

Margaret A. Olson, age 73, of Edgerton, passed away Wednesday evening, February 12, 2020, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton. Margaret was a homemaker who enjoyed making and selling crafts….


Mandy Horn (1932-2020)

Mandy J. Horn, 87, of Montpelier passed away Wednesday evening at Community Health and Wellness Centers in Montpelier. She was born on June 4, 1932 in Mohawk, West Virginia to Stuart…


Deanna Childress (1941-2020)

Deanna Faye Childress, age 78, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at SKLD Healthcare in Bryan, Ohio, surrounded by her family, after an extended illness. Mrs. Childress…


Christianna Bailey (1987-2020)

Christianna Alicia “Aidey” (Vasquez) Bailey, age 32, of Gainesville, Florida, and formerly of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at her home. Aidey enjoyed bible study, having fun…


Bruce Beck (1953-2020)

Bruce K. Beck, age 66 years, of Pettisville, passed away Wednesday morning, February 12, 2020, at Regency Hospital in Sylvania.  He was born on December 28, 1953, in Massachusetts, the son…