Obituaries

Aaron Lee Kerns (1947-2020)

Aaron Lee Kerns, age 72, of Clayton, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. He was born in Clarksburg, WV on September 10, 1947,…


Joseph “Joe” Kolb (1941-2020)

Joseph “Joe” H. Kolb (age 78) of Wauseon passed away peacefully at Defiance Inpatient Hospice on (March 25, 2020). Joe was born on October 20, 1941 to the late Donald F…


Margaret Bates (1942-2020)

Margaret Helen Bates, age 77, of Wauseon, passed away March 24, 2020, at CHP-Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Prior to her retirement she had worked at Sauder Woodworking in Archbold. Margaret was…


Ardith Brandeberry (1926-2020)

Ardith Rose (Kling) Brandeberry, 93, was taken to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Elizabeth Scott Care Center. Ardith was born on her eldest brother’s…


Leroy “Lee” Foth (1947-2020)

Leroy “Lee” Karl Foth, age 72, of Archbold, Ohio passed away peacefully after an 8 year battle of cancer on Saturday evening, March 21, 2020 at Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers…


Herbert Retcher (1944-2020)

Herbert L. Retcher, 75 years, of Ney, passed away suddenly, Sunday, March 22, 2020, in his residence. Herb was born August 21, 1944, in Malinta, Ohio, the son of the late…


David Bostic (1945-2020)

David M. Bostic, age 74, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 6:47 P.M. on Sunday, March 22, 2020, at SKLD Healthcare Center in Bryan where he was a resident. Mr. Bostic was…


Kathleen Bolyard (1958-2020)

Kathleen Helen Bolyard passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020, at the age of 62, in Toledo, Ohio. Kathy was born on March 13, 1958 to Fred & Sylvia (Poturalski) Bolyard,…


Donna Goehler (1932-2020)

Donna M. (Cogan) Goehler, 87 years, of Tucson, Arizona, and formerly of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Carlton Village Senior Care Community in Tucson, after…


Amos “Ed” Kennedy (1931-2020)

Amos “Ed” Kennedy, age 88 years, of Archbold, passed away, Thursday evening, March 19, 2020 at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice. He was born August 12, 1931, at Cottage Grove, Tennessee,…


Ned Hill (1957-2020)

Ned S. Hill, 63 years, of Montpelier, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan. Ned was born February 13, 1957, in Bryan, Ohio, the son…


Brian Michel (1990-2020)

Brian “Joshua” Michel, age 29, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020. He graduated from Hilltop High School in 2009 and attended Owens Community College. Brian was a…


Robert Partee (1954-2020)

Robert D. Partee, age 65, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 12:06 P.M. on Friday, March 20, 2020, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. Mr. Partee was…


Beverly Gotshall (1934-2020)

Beverly J. Gotshall, 86 years, of Hamilton, Indiana, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, in her residence. Beverly was born January 20, 1934, in Alvordton, Ohio, the daughter of the late…


Victor Perez (1973-2020)

Victor G. Perez, age 47, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, at CHP – Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. He had worked in Wauseon at McDonalds, Wendy’s and Burger King. Victor was…


Jack Graf (1947-2020)

Jack C. Graf died on March 18, 2020 after a long battle with kidney failure.  He was 72. Born on December 10, 1947, Jack was the son of the late John…


Susan Simmet (1958-2020)

Susan May Simmet, 61, of Montpelier, passed away on March 18, 2020 in her home. She was born on May 14, 1958 in Montpelier to Lyndon and Margaret (Newton) Hari. Susan…


Arthur Garrow (1935-2020)

Arthur J. Garrow, age 84, passed away on March 18, 2020, at his home. He was born on April 26, 1935, in Fayette, OH, to John J. and Catherine (Keefer) Garrow….


David Dreffer (1940-2020)

David M. Dreffer, O.D., passed away on March 12, 2020, at his home in Huron, Ohio, after losing his battle with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). He was born in Toledo, Ohio,…


William Fulk (1931-2020)

William Lester Fulk (Bill), age 88, Paulding, died Sunday, March 15, 2020, comfortably in his home. He was born on Aug. 22, 1931, in Payne, Ohio, the son of Floyd Alton…