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John R. Hooker

November 23, 2017

Belle Center, Ohio John R. Hooker, age 68, was called home to the Lord at 10:22 a.m. Thursday, November 23, 2017, at The Ohio State University, James Cancer Center, Columbus. John was born January 14, 1949 in Lima, Ohio to the late Raymond E.

Mary Alice Hartman

November 19, 2017

Mary Alice Hartman, 91, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Mary was born October 13, 1926 in New Stark to Clyde and Anna (McAllister) Ream who preceded her in death. On June 1, 1947 she married Clyde Hartman

Donna J. Christman

November 19, 2017

Donna J. Christman, age 87 of Lima, formerly of Dayton, passed away at 6:11 a.m. Sunday, November 19, 2017. Donna was born August 21, 1930 in Glouster, OH, to the late Ernest and Florence (Kinstle) Parker. On August 22, 1948 she married William "F

Gladys Pearl Offenbacher

November 19, 2017

Gladys Pearl Offenbacher, 102 of Lima, passed away November 19, 2017, Otterbein Cridersville. Gladys was born May 29, 1915 in Lima, OH, to Sheridan and Maude (Logan) Lingenfelter who preceded her in death. On June 28, 1968 she married Norman A. Of

Prudence A. Long

November 18, 2017

Lima, Ohio Prudence A. Long, 71, passed away at 5:12 a.m., Saturday, November 18, 2017 surrounded by her family at her home. Prudence was born June 26, 1946 in Lima, Ohio to R. Stanley Tam who survives and Juanita M. (Lindeman) Tam who is decea

Clarence M. Kersker Jr.

November 15, 2017

Clarence M. Kersker Jr., age 90, was called home to the Lord at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017, surrounded by the love of his family at his home. Clarence was born July 16, 1927 in Lima, Ohio to the late Clarence M. and Katherine H. (Joh

Robert E. Cooper

November 15, 2017

Robert E. "Bob" Cooper, age 85 to the day, was called into the presence of the Lord at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. Bob was born November 15, 1932 in Lima, Ohio to Garret and Vera Irene C


William "Bill" Kelly

November 15, 2017

William "Bill" Kelly, age 90, passed away November 15, 2017, at 2:15 pm, at Lima Memorial Health System. Bill was born April 30, 1927 in Lima, OH, to John and Henrietta (Whirl) Kelly who preceded him in death. On July 3, 1948 he married Marilyn "Muf

Warrick "Festus" Gipson

November 15, 2017

MONTEREY, Tenn. — Warrick "Festus" Gipson, age 86, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at his Home with his daughter and son-in-law by his side. Warrick was born October 3, 1931 in Salyersville, KY, to the late Jeff and Nan (McP

Jeffrey Batch

November 14, 2017

Jeffrey W. Batch, 53, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Lima Memorial Health System. He was born September 27, 1964 in Lima to Edgar "Ed" and Janice "Kay" (Spencer) Batch who survive. Jeffrey graduated in the class of 1983 from

Sarah Leah Pirtle M.D.

November 12, 2017

Sarah Leah Pirtle, M.D., 62, passed away at 4:19 am November 12, 2017, at St. Rita's Medical Center. Sarah was born May 23, 1955, in Louisville, KY, to Rev. George E. and Billie T. (Layman) Pirtle. Her mother preceded her in death. Her father George

Bette A. Gray

November 12, 2017

Bette A. Gray, 93 of Lima, passed away November 12, 2017, at the Lima Convalescent Home. Bette was born March 28, 1924 in Benton, IL, to Marshall and Maude (Rice) Gunter who preceded her in death. She married Duane Gray who preceded her in death i


Charles E. Gilroy

November 12, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Charles E. Gilroy, 88, passed away November 12, 2017, at the Baptist East Health Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Charles was born March 29, 1929 in Lima, OH to Gerald and Goldie (Thompson) Gilroy who preceded him in death. On De

Henrietta M. Schumacher

November 11, 2017

Pandora Henrietta M. Schumacher, 94, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. Henrietta was born December 14, 1922 in Putnam County to the late Orlin and Kathryn (Garber) Schumacher. Henrietta was a graduat


Larry Glenn Arthur

November 9, 2017

Larry Glenn Arthur, 80, of Lima, passed away at 2:42 AM on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at his residence after suffering from cancer for four years. Larry was born on August 19, 1937 in Auglaize County to Elliott and Edith (Morris) Arthur, who prece

Justin C. Marshall

November 9, 2017

Justin C."Smurfy" Marshall, 35, passed away on November 9, 2017 at 8:55AM. Justin was born June 14, 1982 in Lima, OH, to James and Glennda (Engle) Marshall both survive in Lima, Ohio.. Justin graduated from Lima Senior High School in

Betty D. Sommer

November 7, 2017

Bluffton Betty D. Sommer, 72, passed away November 7, 2017 at Willow Ridge - Betty House in Bluffton. Betty was born November 27, 1944 in Crisfield, Maryland to the late Fred and Amelia (Kurtz) Detwiler. After meeting her late husband, Willis duri

Janie A. Hullinger

November 7, 2017

Janie A Hullinger, age 69, passed away November 7, 2017, at 8:42 am, at her residence. Janie was born January 10, 1948 in Lima, OH, to Joseph Leo and Dolly (McNamara) Hutchins who preceded her in death. On November 28, 1964 she married Thomas J. Hull

Melissa L. Compton

November 7, 2017

Lima, Ohio Melissa "Missy" L. Adams - Compton, 49, passed away on November 7, 2017, at 2:30PM, surrounded by her family. Melissa was born December 4, 1967 in Lima, OH, to the late Walter Adams and Sherry (Sholler) Helfrick who survives in Lima,

Ida Marceille Myers Musser

November 6, 2017

Ida Marceille Myers Musser, 101, died at 6:15 a.m. Nov. 6, 2017, at her residence. She was born March 24, 1916 in Allen County to William E. and Ida Edna Hanna Myers.  On July 11, 1935, she married John P. Musser, who died Feb. 8, 2013. Ida was a lo

Marian O. Shanahan

November 4, 2017

Pandora, Ohio Marian O. Shanahan, 89, passed away on November 4, 2017, at 3:10AM, at the Hilty Home in Pandora, Ohio. Marian was born November 28, 1927 in Lima, OH, to John and Mary (Mathews) O'Brien who preceded her in death. On December 27, 1952


Orrin "John" Wilcox, Jr.

November 4, 2017

Orrin "John" Wilcox Jr., 77 of Cridersville, passed away November 4, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. John was born March 19, 1940 in Lima, OH, to Orrin and Elizabeth (Foley) Wilcox who preceded him in death. On August 1, 1959 he marrie

Robert J. Contini

November 3, 2017

Robert "Bo" J. Contini peacefully closed his eyes on November 3, 2017 and joined his high school sweetheart, Eileen Mattevi Contini, who preceded him in death. Born June 9, 1933 in Dover, Ohio, Bo was the eldest son of Casper and Rose (Tornabene) Con

Imogene G. Bassett

November 3, 2017

Lima, OH Imogene G. Bassett, age 90, passed away November 3, 2017, at 10:26 am, at the Lima Memorial Health System. Imogene was born May 27, 1927 in Allen County, OH to Donald H. and Helen (Harpster) Anderson Sr. who preceded her in death. On May 4,

Harry E. Baber

November 2, 2017

Lima, Ohio Harry E. Baber, 80, passed away on November 2, 2017, at 10:35AM, at Lima Memorial Health System. Harry was born September 6, 1937 in Lima, OH, to Howard and Mary (Giberson) Baber who preceded him in death. On September 17, 1961 he marrie


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