Obituaries

Margaret Hiner (1921-2013)

Margaret Edres Hiner, 91 of Pioneer died Tuesday March 12th at Bryan Care and Rehab in Bryan. She was born on December 4, 1921 in Amboy Township, Hillsdale County Michigan to…


Rebecca Gambler (1946-2013)

Rebecca E. Gambler, age 66, of Montpelier, passed away early Saturday morning March 9, 2013 in her home. She was born on October 12, 1946 in Urbana, Illinois to the late…


William Iler (1937-2013)

William H. Iler, 76 a resident of Montpelier since 1994 and formerly of Defiance, Ohio died peacefully in his sleep Monday morning, March 11th at Hillside Country Living in Bryan. He…


Lawrence Ewers (1932-2013)

Lawrence Ray Ewers, age 80, of Montpelier, passed away early Sunday morning March 10, 2013 in his home. He was born on May 4, 1932 in Defiance, Ohio to the late…


Joanne Seidel White (1931-2013)

Joanne Seidel White, 81 formerly of Pioneer died Sunday February 24 at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier. She was born on November 8, 1931 in Mansfield Ohio to Robert and…


Donna B. Merrifield (1931-2013)

Donna B. Merrifield, 81 of Edon died Wednesday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  She was born on June 21, 1931 in Sylvania Township to Vernon Ray and Della…


Michael Sanford (1945-2013)

Michael Richard Sanford, age 67, of Stryker completed his life on earth at the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System, Marion Campus on Monday February 25 following a lengthy illness. Michael was…


Phyllis J. Fitzenrider (1929-2013)

Phyllis J. Fitzenrider, age 83, of Montpelier, passed away Sunday February 24, 2013 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born March 10, 1929 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana to…


James F. Borton (1938-2013)

James F. Borton, 74, of Stryker, OH, died at 5:20 a.m. Sunday morning, February 24, 2013, at Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center in Bryan, OH. He was born June 1, 1938,…


Maurice W. Kaiser (1927-2013)

Maurice W. Kaiser, age 86, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he was a patient. Mr….


Jessie Lynn Santiago (1982-2013)

Jessie Lynn Santiago, age 30, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 1:02 A.M. on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility, Hillsdale, Michigan, surrounded by her family and friends,…


Lloyd W. Bowman (1928-2013)

Lloyd W. Bowman, 84 years, of West Unity, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance. Lloyd was born September 21, 1928 in Zone, Ohio, the…


Michael J. Sito (1939-2013)

Michael J. Sito, 73 of Bryan died Saturday night from heart complications due to heart surgery at the Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born on December…


Peter D. Traxler (1918-2013)

Peter D. Traxler, 94 of Montpelier died Monday morning at Hillside Country Living in Jefferson Township. He was born on October 24th 1918 in Jefferson Township to Charlie and Carrie (Wirick)…


Karl Milroy Shea Jr. (1938-2013)

Karl Milroy Shea Jr, 73, entered into rest Thursday, February 14, at Community Health And Wellness Center Hospital of Bryan, Ohio. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of…


Glen Willard Suffel (1925-2013)

Glen Willard Suffel, 87 of Montpelier passed away Thursday afternoon February 14th at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home. He was born March 4, 1925 in Jefferson Township to Samuel and Alma M….



Walter Emile Cameron (1921-2013)

Walter Emile Cameron,  91 of Montpelier and formerly of Redford, Michigan passed away early Monday morning February 11th at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier. He was born October 30, 1921…


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…