Obituaries

Doris Waidelich-Short (1930-2020)

Doris I. Waidelich-Short, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday afternoon, June 8, 2020, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. She was born October 10, 1930, at Archbold, the daughter of…


Dustin Smetzer (1985-2020)

Dustin M. Smetzer, age 34, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 11:36 P.M. on Saturday, June 13, 2020, in his home. Dustin was a 2004 graduate of Bryan High School and…


Debra Short (1970-2020)

Debra R. (Shetterly) Short was born April 21, 1970 in Harrisburg, PA. Deb grew up in Millersburg, PA. She spent her childhood on a dairy farm, learning the value of hard…


David Ripke (1945-2020)

David Charles Ripke, age 75, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance, Ohio after a brief battle with…


Thomas Mossing (1962-2020)

Thomas Brent Mossing, age 58, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at the University of Michigan Medical Center. He was born May 8, 1962 in Toledo, Ohio to…


Nancy Ries (1935-2020)

Nancy E. Ries, 84, died June 12, 2020 at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold, Ohio. She was born on August 29, 1935 to the late Lawrence and Florence (Newcomer) Ruffer. She married…


Marilyn Ricker (1935-2020)

Marilyn H. Ricker, age 85, of Wauseon, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold early Friday morning, June 12, 2020. She was born on…



Eugene Rayman (1934-2020)

Eugene A. Rayman, 85, of Lima, passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at 6:50 a.m. at the Meadows of Delphos, Delphos, Ohio. He was born on July 13, 1934, in…


Margaret Bowers (1931-2020)

Margaret C. Bowers, age 89, of Alvordton, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. Margaret was a homemaker and enjoyed bird watching,…


Edwin Herman (1924-2020)

Edwin H. Herman, age 95, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 7:35 P.M. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at Fountain Park Inn and Villas in Bryan, Ohio, after an extended illness….


Jennifer Wilburn (1979-2020)

Jennifer Sue Wilburn, age 40, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away in her home following a brief illness on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.  She was born December 18, 1979 in Wauseon, Ohio…


Donald Howard (1931-2020)

Donald C. Howard, age 88, of Delta, passed away Tuesday morning, June 9, 2020, at Fulton manor in Wauseon. Don served in the U.S. Army. He had worked for Dinner Bell…



Jeri Keefer (1956-2020)

On Saturday, June 6, 2020, Jeri Sue Keefer, age 63, loving wife and mother of three, went home to be with her Lord and Savior. After nearly a 50 year battle…


Ronald Stevens (1945-2020)

Ronald C. Stevens, 74, of Estero, Florida, died peacefully at home on June 8, 2020, in Estero, Florida, during his third battle with colon cancer.Ron was born in Napoleon, Ohio, on…


Nancy Reynolds (1955-2020)

Nancy J. Reynolds, age 65, of Wauseon, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born in Toledo on April 15, 1955, to Eugene…


Autumn Lucas (1979-2020)

Autumn Marie Lucas, age 40, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after an ongoing illness. Autumn enjoyed camping, music and…


Margaret Shook (1923-2020)

Margaret Ellen Shook, age 97, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at her daughter’s home in New Haven, Indiana. Margaret was a secretary for Maneval Services and…


Michael Ford (1948-2020)

Michael S. Ford, 71 years old, departed this world on Thursday, June 4, 2020. All 5 of his sons were present at St. Vincent’s hospital in Toledo, Ohio.  Mike was born…