Obituaries

Patricia Jagodzinski (1945-2020)

Patricia Ann (Lawniczak) Jagodzinski, 75, of Wauseon, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of October 21, 2020 with her beloved granddaughters by her side. Pat was born July 15,…


Ward Harvey (1926-2020)

Ward W. Harvey, age 94, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Ebid Hospice Center in Sylvania, Ohio, after an extended illness. Ward retired as a lab…


Beverly Sines (1944-2020)

Beverly A. Sines, age 76, of Morenci, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s residence, on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. She was born in Morenci on April 7, 1944, the daughter of…


Renee Held (1965-2020)

Renee D. DeShetler Held, age 55, of Delta, peacefully passed away Tuesday afternoon at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. She was born in Toledo on September 8, 1965 to Linda (Clay)…


Kenneth Neuenschwander (1946-2020)

Kenneth E. Neuenschwander, 74, of Napoleon passed away from multiple health complications on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. Ken was born May 26, 1946, to…


James Karcher (1955-2020)

James L. Karcher, 65, of Edgerton, Ohio, and formerly of Dahlgren, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was born Feb….


Robert “Bob” Barnhart (1933-2020)

Robert (Bob) Barnhart, 87, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away Oct. 15, 2020. Born June of 1933, he was the son of Lister and Mildred (Stover) Barnhart. After graduating from Pioneer High…


Lowell Schnitkey (1950-2020)

Lowell J. Schnitkey, 70, Montpelier, passed away Tuesday October 20, 2020, at Evergreen Healthcare Center in Montpelier, after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born January 11th, 1950, to…


George Renz (1963-2020)

George C. Renz, 57 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020, at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home, Montpelier. George was born February 6, 1963, in Hicksville, Ohio, the son of…


Guadalupe Martinez (1941-2020)

Guadalupe Martinez, age 79, passed away on October 17, 2020 at the Indian Meadows Nursing Home in Wauseon. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Guadalupe was born…


Irvin Frank

Irvin G. Frank of Wauseon passed away peacefully in his home Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, surrounded by his children. He was the eldest son of the late H. Leon and Florence…


Donald Ernst (1931-2020)

Donald George Ernst, 86, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at Indian Meadows in Wauseon. Don was born Aug. 31, 1931, to the late Carl A. and Doris C. (Graner) Ernst….


Edward Oberheim (1937-2020)

Edward F. Oberheim, age 83, of Archbold, and formerly of New York, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Indian Meadows in Wauseon. He was born in Brooklyn, New York…


William “Ed” Gipple (1941-2020)

William Edward “Ed” Gipple, age 79, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at 12:27 P.M. on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan after an extended illness….


Barbara Dietsch (1937-2020)

Barbara J. Dietsch, 83, of Montpelier passed away Sunday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home. She was born on September 25, 1937 in Montpelier to Doran W. and Arvilla L. (Whitney)…



Esther Rice (1920-2020)

Esther Anna (Bock) Rice of Archbold passed away peacefully on June 20, 2020 at the age of 100 at Fairlawn Retirement Community, after spending the day sharing favorite memories with her…


Michael Draper (1953-2020)

Michael Douglas Draper passed on October 17, 2020, after a year-long battle with kidney cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family including his wife Linda Draper and four children:  Chad (Maryann)…


Monty Stiltner (1990-2020)

Monty Shane Stiltner, 30 years, of Ney, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020, in the emergency room of Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan. Shane was born July 15, 1990, in…


Treva Miller (1927-2020)

Treva L. Miller, 93, of Archbold, Ohio passed away peacefully Thursday, October 15, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, Ohio.  Treva was born April 15, 1927 in Nappanee, IN to…