Obituaries

James Clifton (1940-2021)

James Ray Cliffton, age 80, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 5:35 P.M. on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio. James was an electrician at…


Norma Judson (1930-2021)

Norma Jean Judson passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April  20, 2021 at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI with her children by her side. She was born on July…


Dorothy Bernath (1940-2021)

WALDRON– Dorothy Dean (Pearce) Bernath, 81, of Waldron, died early Wednesday morning, April 21, 2021 at The Hospice Center of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. Dorothy was born January 7, 1940, in Southfield…



Karen Warncke (1945-2021)

Karen Sue Warncke, age 75, of Wauseon passed away after a lengthy illness on April 17, 2021 in Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Karen was born October 15, 1945 in Wauseon to…


Lorna Snyder (1953-2021)

Lorna Lynn (Miller) Snyder, age 68, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her loving family, Tuesday morning, April 20, 2021. She was born February 20, 1953…


Marcia Ridgway (1981-2021)

Marcia K. Ridgway, age 39, of Fayette, Ohio, passed away at 11:42 A.M. on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio, after a hard-fought, six-month…


Maureen Knapp (1935-2021)

Maureen C. Knapp, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at SKLD Nursing in Bryan, Ohio. Ms. Knapp attended Williamston High School….


Scott Hosler (1960-2021)

Scott A. Hosler, age 61, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at the Laurels of Defiance. Scott was a tire builder and retired from Titan Tire with…


Doris Brown (1929-2021)

Doris Brown, age 91, of Delta, Ohio, passed away peacefully with her family at her bedside, Friday evening, April 16, 2021, at the Fulton Manor in Wauseon. She was born September…


Gerald “Jerry” Pinkleman (1945-2021)

Gerald (Jerry) Joseph Pinkelman, age 75, of Lyons, OH, passed away unexpectedly on April 13, in Englewood, Florida. He was born on December 3, 1945 to Harold and Eulalia (Degenfelder) Pinkelman….


John Hanawalt (1952-2021)

John F. Hanawalt, age 68, of Morenci, died Saturday, April 17, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Morenci on November 5, 1952 to Ford J. and Caroline R. (Spencer)…


Jerry Mull (1954-2021)

Jerry Lee Mull, age 67, of Delta, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Prior to his retirement he had been a Tool and Die Journeyman, having…


Rodney “Rod” Esterline (1932-2021)

Rodney Dale “Rod” Esterline, formerly of Fayette, Ohio, died April 14, 2021, from complications related to diabetes and kidney failure in hospice care in Ft. Myers, Fla. He was 88. Rod…


Elma “Honey” Auchard (1921-2021)

Elma “Honey” Auchard, 100 years of age, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 at Hillside Country Living, Bryan, Ohio, where she was a resident. Elma was born February…


Robert Secoy (1947-2021)

The love of Susan Secoy’s life, Robert E. Secoy, 74, of Defiance, passed peacefully to his heavenly home on April 14, 2021, at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center following an…


Stephen Nichols (1961-2021)

Stephen Eugene Nichols, age 59, of Archbold, passed away on April 15, 2021, in his home. Stephen was a loving father and husband.  His entire family meant the world to him. …


Barbara Cawthorne (1950-2021)

Barbara Jean Cawthorne, age 70, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Wednesday morning,  April 14, 2021 in Toledo, Ohio. Barbara was born June 13, 1950 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Paul, Sr….



Brenda Jones (1947-2021)

Brenda J. Jones, age 74, of Wauseon and formerly of Paducah, KY, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Pomerene Hospital in…