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Ruth A. Bassett

May 24, 2017

Ruth A. Bassett, 80, passed away on May 24, 2017, at her residence, surrounded by her family. Ruth was born March 2, 1937 in Allen, OH, to Felix and Bessie (Hunter) Thomas who preceded her in death. On October 29, 1955 she married Robert Bassett


William S. Spacer

May 22, 2017

William S. Spacer, 95, passed away on May 22, 2017. He was born February 20, 1922 in Watertown, NY to the late John and Elsie (Pirher) Spacer. After graduating from high school in Everett, MA he joined the US Army Air Force in October 1942 and tr

Carol A. Groman

May 22, 2017

Bluffton Carol Anne (Sammet) Groman, 85, passed away at 6:10 a.m. on May 22, 2017 at Bluffton Hospital surrounded by her family and friends after 3 years of treatment for soft tissue sarcoma. Carol was born January 6, 1932 in Marseilles to the la


Charles L. Stiles

May 21, 2017

Charles L. "Chuck" Stiles, age 85, passed away at 1:50 pm Sunday, May 21, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. Chuck was born February 21, 1932 in Lima to the late Raymond M. and Hazel H. (Harrod) Stiles. On October 3, 1953 he married t

Gary M. Marshall

May 19, 2017

Beaverdam Gary M. Marshall, 77, passed away May 19, 2017 at 10:49 at St. Rita's Inpatient Hospice in Lima. Gary was born July 18, 1939 in Greeley, Colorado to the late Paul and Rose (Markus) Marshall. In 1978 he married Sharon Parkins who survives

Rose Alice Brenneman

May 18, 2017

Rose Alice Brenneman, age 83, passed away May 18, 2017, at 5:18 pm, at her residence surrounded by her family. Rose was born December 31, 1933 in Lima, OH, to Charles F. and Estella (Golden) McKeever who preceded her in death. On October 2, 1953 she


Theodore A. Doolittle

May 18, 2017

Theodore A. Doolittle, 89, died on May 18, 2017 from complications of kidney failure. He was born on January 19, 1928 to Theodore C. and Florence L. (Lindsey) Doolittle who preceded him in death. On June 11, 1966 he married C. Sue Myers who surviv

Garlan "Ann" J. Schritchfield

May 18, 2017

Garlan "Ann" J. Schritchfield, age 58, passed away May 18, 2017, at 12:20 pm, at the Lima Memorial Health System. There will not be any visitation or services. The family has entrusted the CHILES LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL

James "Jim" K. Stepleton

May 16, 2017

James "Jim" K. Stepleton, age 87, passed away, at 2:36 am Tuesday May 16, 2017, at St. Rita's Medical Center Inpatient Hospice. Jim was born July 10, 1929 in Bluffton, OH to the late Theodore E. "Ted" and Rosina (Gratz) Stepleton. On September 5, 19

Kasey Caroline Swaney

May 16, 2017

Waynesfield, Ohio Kasey Caroline Swaney, born 8:38 pm Tuesday, May 16, 2017 was called back home into the loving arms of the Lord at 11:58 pm Tuesday May 16, at St. Rita's Medical Center. Kasey left an impression that will last forever on the

Cleora Zimmerly

May 15, 2017

Cleora Zimmerly, 95, died 7:13 am May 15, 2017 at Lost Creek Care Center, Lima. Cleora was born July 10, 1921 in Monroe Township to the late Louis A. and Naomi Spallinger Burkholder. On March 5, 1941, she married Merlin Zimmerly and he preceded her

Catherine F. Stemen

May 15, 2017

Catherine F. Stemen, age 101, left to be with her Lord at 5:27 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017, at Shawnee Manor. She was born May 30, 1915, in Lima, Ohio to the late Leonard J. Ruth and Alice G. (Counsellor) Ruth. On June 8, 1935, she married Clyde F.

Cheri L. Thompson

May 13, 2017

Lima, OH formerly of Dayton, OH Cheri L. Thompson, age 54, passed away May 13, 2017, at her residence. Cheri was born April 2, 1963 in Dayton, OH, to Carl and Ellen (Ertel) Simpkins. Her mother survives in Vandalia, OH. In addition t


Leonard I. Deal

May 13, 2017

Harrod Leonard I. Deal, age 88, was called into the presence of the Lord at 12:04 am Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Lima Memorial Health System. Leonard was born August 8, 1928 in Coldwater, MI, to the late Samuel and Iola (Cleveland) Deal

Johnnie E. Williams

May 13, 2017

Johnnie E Williams, 57, of Lima, passed away at his residence at 7:19 a.m., Saturday May 13, 2017. Johnnie was born December 6, 1959 in Chicago, IL, to the late George Davis and Julia Williams. In 2012 he married Sandra Long Carroll Williams,

Larry R. "Pickle" Dillman

May 12, 2017

Bluffton Larry R. "Pickle" Dillman, 73, passed away May 12, 2017 in the Emergency Room of Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. Larry was born April 24, 1944 in Bluffton to the late Robert and JoAnn (Stonehill) Dillman. On May 18, 1991, he marrie

Roy D. Waller

May 11, 2017

Roy D. "Bud" Waller, 79, passed away at 10:55 am May 11, 2017 at St. Rita's Medical Center. Roy was born May 18, 1937 in Lima to Royal Dale and Edith Marie (Cremean) Waller who preceded him in death. On March 15, 1979 he married Doris Williams who p

Betty Louise Roose

May 10, 2017

Betty Louise Roose, age 93, passed away May 10, 2017, at 10:33 pm, at the Lima Memorial Health System. Betty was born September 14, 1923 in Lakeview, OH, to Berle B. and Ethel P. (Cummins) Brown who preceded her in death. On July 8, 1943 she married

Carol D. Endicott

May 10, 2017

Lima, OH Carol D.  Endicott, 58, passed away on May 10, 2017, at 9:33PM at her residence surrounded by her family. Carol was born July 3, 1958 in Bluffton, OH, to Waldo(Helen) Hover who both preceded her in death. On May 1, 1976  she married Phil

Joyce Ritchie

May 9, 2017

Joyce Ritchie, 80, of Lima, passed away at 6:11 AM on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at her residence. She was born on August 31, 1936 in Decoy, KY to Chester and Tennie (Messer) Smith, who both preceded her in death. On March 23, 1952, she married Adam Ritc

Andrew B. King

May 9, 2017

Andrew B. King, age 46, passed away at 4:28 pm Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the James Cancer Hospital surrounded by the love of his family. Andrew was born August 21, 1970 in Lima to James C. and Susanne E. (Whittier) King. His father preceded him in

Betty L. Chiles

May 9, 2017

Betty L. Chiles, 87, passed away at 4:21 a.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. Betty was born December 26, 1929 in Findlay, Ohio to the late Fred and Iona May Williams. On August 15, 1959 she married Donald S. Chiles, who pre

Patricia Ann White

May 8, 2017

WAPAKONETA — Patricia Ann White, age 82, formerly of Lima, was called into the presence of the Lord at 8:58 pm Monday, May 8, 2017, at Lima Memorial Health System with her family by her side. Patricia was born March 31, 1935 in Waverly, OH, to t

Sharon Lee Bledsoe

May 8, 2017

ADA — Sharon Lee Bledsoe 81, of Ada, passed away May 8, 2017 at 4:10 pm at the Lima Memorial Health System. She was born January 12, 1936 to Irvin and Mary Anderson, the oldest of seven children. She was married to Ray Hofferbert and Scott Bledsoe.

Norma L. Finn

May 7, 2017

Norma L. Finn, age 79, passed away at 12:21 am Sunday, May 7, 2017, surrounded by her family at St. Rita's Medical Center Inpatient Hospice. Norma was born April 22, 1938 in Columbus Grove, to the late Joseph and Anna (Maag) Ruen. On July 21, 1962


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