Obituaries


Richard R. Robison (1931 – 2014)

Richard R. Robison, age 83, of Wauseon, passed away Friday morning, September 19, 2014 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to his retirement he had been an Operating Engineer with Local…


Alberta Mae Rush (1930 – 2014) Obit

Our wonderful, beautiful, and beloved mother Alberta Mae (Griffith) Rush, 84, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 after a…


Cathy A. Leininger (1954 – 2014) Obit

Our Loving mother, Cathy (Morgan) Leininger, passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014, in her home, surrounded by her loving family after her courageous battle with cancer. Cathy was born April 11,…


Rosemary Roth (1929 – 2014)

Rosemary Roth, age 85, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday morning, September 16, 2014 at Heartland of Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had worked for the former Waldeck’s Store, the former…


Gerald Short (1930 – 2014)

Gerald Wayne Short, 83 years, of Haines City, Florida, and formerly of West Unity, Ohio, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven Florida.  Gerald was born December…


Robert Cunningham (1951 – 2014) Obit

Robert Brant Cunningham, age 63, of West Unity passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Robert had worked as a Material Handler at the former…


Vern L. Ruffer (1919 – 2014)

Vern L. Ruffer, age 94, of Archbold, passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. Prior to his retirement he had been a farmer, a…


Sherry Lea Mason (1969 – 2014)

Sherry Lea Mason, age 45, of Edon, Ohio, died at 2:10 A.M. on Sunday, September 7, 2014, shortly after admittance to Community Health and Wellness Centers, Montpelier, Ohio. Sherry was a…


Richard Joughin (1961 – 2014)

Richard Ward “Rich” Joughin, 52, of rural Fayette, died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon, September 9, 2014, at CHWC Montpelier Hospital. He was born December 27, 1961, to Ward and Cleantha (Rehklau) Joughin….


Irma S. Egler (1956 – 2014)

Irma S. Egler, age 57, of Bryan, died unexpectedly on Sunday, September 7, 2014, in her home. Irma was born in San Antonio, Texas on November 16, 1956, the daughter of…


Colleen Melissa Burkhard

Colleen Melissa Burkhard, infant daughter of Larry J. and Letisha M. (Hutchins) Burkhard, died shortly after birth on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville, Ohio. She is…


Alfred Rippa (1917 – 2014) Obit

Alfred Rippa, age 97, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the Fulton County Health Center. Alfred had been an executive chef for many years, having retired from the…


Betty Jane Damman (1934 – 2014) Obit

Betty Jane Damman, age 80, devoted wife, loving mother, adoring grandmother and doting great grandmother, passed away peacefully at Hospice of Northwest Ohio on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from the combined…


Paul L. Abbey (1967 – 2014) Obit

Paul L. Abbey, age 47, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday evening, September 2, 2014, in his home. He was a former Security Guard for Campbell foods in Napoleon. Paul…


James Henry (1926 – 2014) Obit

James Everett Henry, 87, of Apple Creek, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 29, 2014. Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the 11:00 a.m. service at…


Veda G. DeWitt (1928-2014) Obit

Veda DeWitt, 86, went to her new home in heaven with her Lord and Savior on August 28, 2014.  She was born the daughter of Relmon R. and Aletha (Gephart) Wolff…


Marilyn A. Nofziger (1926 – 2014) Obit

Marilyn A. Nofziger, age 88, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Marilyn had worked at the McLaughlin Memorial Public Library in…


Betty Spiess (1923 – 2014) Obit

Betty Jeanne Spiess, age 90, of Delta, passed away peacefully Monday evening, August 25, 2014 at Genesis Health Care in Bryan. She was born September 12, 1923 in Delta, to the…


Phyllis Binks (1926 – 2014) Obit

Phyllis Ruth (Allen) Binks, 88, died peacefully on August 24, 2014 surrounded by family in her daughter’s home in Bowling Green, OH. She was born on April 22, 1926 in Girard, IL…