Obituaries

Jack C. Planson (1958-2013)

Jack C. Planson, age 54, of Stryker, passed away Monday, February 11, 2013 at Defiance Area Hospice. He had worked at Sauder Woodworking in Archbold for the past 33 years. Jack…


Norman L. Fiser (1950-2013)

Norman L. Fiser 62, of Pioneer died late Friday evening at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance.  He was born on August 19, 1950 in Wauseon Ohio to James…


Ruth M. Schaffner (1925-2013)

Ruth M. Schaffner, 87, of S. Fayette St., Fayette, died Wednesday evening, January 30, 2013, at The Waterford at Levis Commons in Perrysburg, OH, where she had been a resident since…


Janice Lee Echler (1943-2013)

Janice Lee Echler 70, of Montpelier died Friday afternoon at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier after a long battle with cancer.  She was born On January 9, 1943 in Ft….


Saralee A. Handy (1964-2013)

Saralee A. Handy 48, of Edon died Wednesday morning following a car accident in Dekalb County Indiana. She was born on April 22, 1964 in Montpelier to Joseph A. and Barbara…


Phillip Alan Lyon (1947-2013)

Phillip Alan Lyon 65, died Tuesday at his home in Montpelier after suffering from an apparent heart attack. He was born November 25, 1947 in Montpelier to Charles Nathaniel and Doris…


Nikolaus Bezruczko (1924-2013)

Nikolaus “Nikolai” Bezruczko of Fayette, Ohio, died January 30, 2013 at the age of 88. Born March 18, 1924 in Genechsk, Ukraine he was the son of Evan and Tanya Bezruczko….


Karen E. Richard (1944-2013)

MONTPELIER — Karen E. Richard, 68, of Montpelier and formerly of Alvordton, Ohio, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Advanced Specialty Hospital of Toledo. She was born April 22, 1944, to…


Hal. R. Henricks (1930-2013)

Hal R. Henricks, 82, died Friday morning at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne with his wife and family by his side. He was born on November 26, 1930 in Fulton County,…


Carolyn Lee Sanders (1932-2013)

Carolyn Lee Sanders, 80, a lifelong resident of Montpelier died Friday afternoon at the Community Hospital and Wellness Center in Bryan. She was born on April 20, 1932 in Montpelier to…


LeRoy W. Fenicle (1936-2013)

LeRoy W. Fenicle, 76, of Montpelier, passed away early Monday morning at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born on February 24, 1936 in Bridgewater Township to Arthur W….


Paul E. Grimes (1934-2013)

Paul E. Grimes, 78, of Bryan and formerly of Stryker, died Sunday night in Parkview Hospital, Ft. Wayne, IN. He was born April 27, 1934 in Stryker to the late Howard…


Bruce W. Oyer (1958-2013)

Bruce W. Oyer, 54 of Nettle Lake passed away peacefully Wednesday evening at the Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier. Bruce was born in Montpelier on April 18th 1958 to Ronald…


Gladys M. Bailey (1927-2013)

Gladys M. Bailey, 85, of Fayette, died early Monday morning, January 21, 2013, at Heartland of Wauseon. She was born September 8, 1927, in West Unity, OH to the late Leonard…



Helen Louise Wray (1923-2013)

Helen Louise Wray, 89, of Pioneer, passed away on Thursday at Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers in Bryan. She was born on April 23, 1923 in Amboy Township, Michigan, to Carl…


Phyllis J. Miller (1949-2013)

Phyllis J. Miller, 63, of Fayette, died Friday afternoon, January 18, 2013, at Toledo Hospital following a battle with colon cancer. She was born March 16, 1949, in Hudson, MI, to…


Paul E. Grimes (1934-2013)

Paul E. Grimes, 78, of Bryan and formerly of Stryker, died Sunday night in Parkview Hospital, Ft. Wayne, IN. He was born April 27, 1934 in Stryker to the late Howard…


Donna Stacey Meyers (1928-2013)

Donna Stacey Meyers, 84, died Wednesday night at her home in Brady Township, surrounded by those who loved her. She was born on June 15, 1928 in Brady Township to Millard…


Kim A. Short (1953-2013)

Kim A. Short of Auburndale, Fl. passed away peacefully in his home January 10, 2013. He was born June 29th 1953 in Wauseon, Ohio. He is survived by his children, Stephen…