Obituaries

Pennie Russell (1954-2022)

Pennie Russell, age 68, of Delta, passed away Friday morning July 1, 2022 at the University of Toledo Medical Center. She was born March 11, 1954 to the late Kenneth Hogrefe…


Larry Newbauer (1947-2022)

Larry D. Newbauer, 74, of Montpelier passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was born on September 25, 1947 in Garrett, Indiana to Raymond…


Donald Rupp (1927-2022)

Donald Edward Rupp, age 94, of Archbold, passed away peacefully on June 29, 2022, in the comfort of his home. Don was born in Pettisville, Ohio, on October 11, 1927, to…



Doris Short (1935-2022)

Doris M. Short, age 87 years, of Archbold passed away June 29, 2022, after a short stay at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold. She was born February 7, 1935 in the home of…


Mary Hart (1921-2022)

Mary Alice Hart, 100, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in her home surrounded by two of her close friends. Mary Alice was born November 20, 1921, in…


Linda “Susie” Powell (1942-2022)

Linda S. “Susie” Powell, 79, of Ney, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio. Susie was born August 4, 1942, in Wauseon,…


Thomas Sproles, Jr. (1985-2022)

Thomas W. Sproles, Jr., 36, of Ney, Ohio, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 26, 2022, as a result of an automobile accident near Ottawa, Ohio….


Marian Onweller (1931-2022)

Marian Elizabeth Onweller, age 90, of Swanton, Ohio and formerly of Assumption, entered into eternal life, Sunday evening, June 26, 2022 at McLaren St. Luke’s Hospital, surrounded by her loving family….


James Henson (1958-2022)

James E. Henson, age 64, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 2:15 P.M. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in his home surrounded by his family after an extended illness. Jim was…


James Schmucker (1936-2022)

James E. Schmucker, 86, of Archbold passed away Sunday afternoon, June 26, 2022, at home. He was born January 25, 1936, the son of George and Sylvia (Short) Schmucker.  He married…


Shelby “Joe” Wilson (1939-2022)

Fayette – Shelby “Joe” Wilson, age 82, of Fayette, passed away on June 27, 2022, at Defiance Inpatient Hospice. He was born on August 24, 1939, in Athol, KY, to Wallace…


Shannon McVey-Zimmerman (1971-2022)

Shannon McVey-Zimmerman, age 50, of Delta, after a courageous battle with cancer passed away Friday evening, June 24, 2022 at Toledo Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born in…


Dorothy Ray (1927-2022)

Dorothy Ellen Ray, age 95, of West Unity, Ohio, died at 5:26 A.M. on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after an extended illness….


Larry Ricica (1944-2022)

Larry Lee Ricica, age 77, of rural Lyons, Ohio, entered into eternal life, Wednesday morning, June 22, 2022, in his home, following a brief illness. He was born October 2, 1944…


Martin Willis (2022)

Martin Edwin Willis, born Wednesday, June 8, 2022, to Justin Willis and Susan Fountain at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He was known as the Marvelous Mighty Mouse Martin and loved by so…


Vonda Hancock (1942-2022)

Vonda L. Hancock, age 79, of Defiance, peacefully passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at The Laurels of Defiance. She was born on Aug. 9, 1942, to the late Ford…


Randy Ames (1954-2022)

Randy E. Ames, age 67, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly after a short illness Wednesday morning, June 22, 2022 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. He was born in Detroit, Michigan…


Laurie Storrer (1959-2022)

Laurie J. (Peacock) Storrer, age 62, went home to be with Jesus, her Lord and Savior, on June 22, 2022. She was born on September 26, 1959 to Jerome and Virginia…


Michael Kannel (1952-2022)

Michael D. Kannel, 70, of Montpelier died unexpectedly on June 21, 2022. Mike was born in Toledo, Ohio, on January 12, 1952, to Ira “Smitty” and Marilyn (Schafer) Kannel. He graduated…