Obituaries

Shirley Salsbury (1929-2021)

Shirley Mae (Smallman) Salsbury, age 91, of Metamora, died peacefully at home on Monday, January 11, 2021, with her family at her side, following a brief illness. Born February 23, 1929 in Morenci,…


Richard Britton (1938-2021)

Richard Britton, age 82, of Hudson, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Swanton Valley Healthcare in Swanton, OH. He was born in Hillsdale on September 17, 1938. Richard…


Janet Cooper (1934-2021)

Janet L. Cooper, 86, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at Fulton County Manor Nursing Home, under the care of hospice. She was born in Napoleon, Ohio, hospital, December 10,…


Robert Huskins (1946-2021)

Robert L. Huskins, 74, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family after battling cancer. Bob was born Oct. 7, 1946, to the late Jesse…


Marsha Gurzynski (1945-2021)

Marsha J. (Day) Gurzynski, age 75, of Wauseon, passed away late Sunday night, January 10, 2021 at The Toledo Hospital. She was born in Toledo on September 17, 1945. Marsha graduated…


Wilfred Brinkman, Sr. (1934-2021)

Wilfred J. Brinkman, Sr., age 86, of Liberty Center, Ohio passed away peacefully on January 8, 2021. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Wilfred was born on December 25,…


Barbara Hancock (1951-2021)

Barbara J. Hancock, 69 years, of Bryan passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center- Bryan Hospital, in the Emergency Room. Barbara was born July 10, 1951…


Leo Cupp (1935-2021)

Leo Henry Cupp, 85 years, of West Unity passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at The Laurels of Defiance, Defiance. Leo was born March 23, 1935 in Defiance, Ohio, the son…


Brenda Countermon (1949-2021)

Brenda S. Countermon, 71 years, of Hicksville, passed away peacefully, Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Community Memorial Hospital, with her family at her side. Brenda was born December 25, 1949, in…


Helen Komon (1942-2021)

Helen I. Komon, 78, of Metamora, Ohio, entered into eternal rest, Thursday afternoon, January 7, 2021, at Swanton Healthcare & Retirement Center. She was born February 3, 1942 in Jackson, MI…


Richard Oyer (1940-2021)

Richard Oyer, age 80, of Stryker, Ohio, passed away January 8, 2021 at Fountain Park in Bryan, Ohio. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a tool-and-die maker for over 40…


Richard Poorman (1943-2021)

Richard “Dick” Poorman, 77, of Montpelier passed away Friday afternoon at Community Health and Wellness Centers in Bryan. He was born on March 7, 1943 in Morenci, Michigan to Arthur and…


Warren Hulbert (1926-2021)

Warren G. Hulbert, 94, of Montpelier, Ohio passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Hillside Country Living under CHP Hospice in Bryan, Ohio. He was born March 13, 1926 in Bement,…


Lois Miller (1934-2021)

Lois Miller, 86, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away on January 5, 2021. Lois was born on March 16, 1934, to the late Truman and Alice (Maurer) Miller. She was preceded in…


Shirley Tibbits (1936-2021)

Shirley A. Tibbits, age 84, of Toledo and formerly of Bryan, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at the University of Toledo Medical Center following a brief illness. Shirley had…


Larry Wonderly (1953-2020)

Larry E. Wonderly, 67 years, of Hicksville, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Larry was born August 12, 1953, in Hicksville, son of…


Tracy Gleason (1963-2021)

Tracy L. Gleason, 57, of Swanton passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Morenci, Mich., on Sept. 26, 1963,…


William “Jack” Lawson (1936-2021)

William “Jack” Lawson, age 84, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 3:05 P.M. on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville, Ohio, where he was a patient. As a…


Dorlene Cottrell (1950-2021)

Dorlene C. Cottrell, age 70, of Auburn, Indiana, died at 2:21 P.M. on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she was a patient. Ms. Cottrell…


Victoria Ridgway (1938-2021)

Victoria Ridgway, age 82, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Impatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio. Victoria had worked at…