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Gordon Bartley

March 16, 2018

Gordon Bartley, 78, passed away on March 16, 2018 at Lima Manor Nursing Home. Gordon was born February 26, 1940 in Lima , Ohio, to Gordon VanGundy and Clarabell (Smith) Bartley who preceded him in death. On August 26, 1972 he married Sandra (Hoskinso

Georgia O. Prater

March 15, 2018

Georgia O. Prater, age 84, passed away March 15, 2018, at 7:25 pm at her residence. Georgia was born on February 16, 1934, in Lima, OH, to Bruce and Emma (Joseph) Scott. On September 15, 1990, she married Rev. Wayne R. Prater who preceded her in deat

Judy M. Folden

March 14, 2018

Cridersville, Ohio Judith M. Folden, 70, passed away on March 14, 2018, at 10:29PM, Cridersville Health Care Center. Judith was born September 17, 1947 in Celina, OH, to Lloyd Henry Lewis Harlamert and Luella Fredericka Katterhein


David Junior Edmiston

March 13, 2018

David Junior Edmiston, age 89, passed away March 13, 2018, at 11:15 am, at the Lima Manor Nursing Home. David was born August 24, 1928 in Lima, OH, to David C. and Florence (Hardin) Edmiston who preceded him in death. In June of 1950 he married Ruth

Michael R. Amstutz

March 11, 2018

Bluffton Michael Ray Amstutz, 67, passed away March 11, 2018 at his residence. Mike was born December 7, 1950 in Bluffton to the late William and JuLee (Garmatter) Amstutz who preceded him in death. Mike was a graduate of Bluffton High School. H

Donald E. McCormick Sr

March 11, 2018

Donald E. McCormick Sr., 69, of Lima, passed away at 1:50 a.m., Sunday. March 11, 2018 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. Donald was born on November 21, 1948 in Michigan to John and Mildred (Baughman) McCormick, who preceded him in death. On May 27, 1

Donelda R. 'Donna' Davis

March 11, 2018

Donelda R. "Donna" Davis, age 94, was called into the presence of the Lord at 4:48 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018, at her great-nieces home in Wren, Ohio. Donelda was born July 25, 1923 in Napoleon, OH, to the late Harry and Ruth (Link) Boyd. On Sept

Larry G. Newland

March 9, 2018

Lima, OH Larry G. Newland, age 66, passed away March 9, 2018, at 11:20 am, at the Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. Larry was born January 9, 1952 in Lima, OH, to Fred V. and Cleo (Saffle) Newland who preceded him in death. Larry

Gregory J. Kiene

March 9, 2018

Bluffton Gregory James Kiene, 64, of Russells Point and formerly of Bluffton, passed away March 9, 2018 at Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. Greg was born August 5, 1953 in Bluffton to James and Cathryn "Cassie” (Diller) Kiene. O

Dorothy M. Hoffman

March 8, 2018

Findlay Dorothy M. Hoffman, 96, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 8, 2018, at 4:30 am at The Heritage House, Findlay. Dorothy M. was born August 19, 1921 in Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania, to Herbert and Florence (Heydt) Fronheiser who pre

Steven E. Knepper

March 7, 2018

Bluffton Steven E. Knepper, 69, passed away March 7, 2018 at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. Steve was born February 4, 1949 in Bluffton to the late Gerald and Marilynn (Cupples) Knepper. On October 9, 1971, he married Doreen Basinger Kneppe

Marjorie Ann "Jan" Bryant

March 7, 2018

Marjorie Ann "Jan" (Smith) Bryant, 87 of Lima, passed away March 7, 2018 at Lima Memorial Health System, surrounded by her loving family. Jan was born July 6, 1930 in Atlanta, GA, to Clifford and Marjorie Ann (Clinton) Smith, who preceded her in d


Frederick H. Hopson

March 7, 2018

Lima, Ohio Frederick H. "Fred" Hopson, age 88, was called into the presence of the Lord, at 2:32 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at his home. Frederick was born November 12, 1929 in Sopchoppy, FL, to the late Hardy Franklin and Mabel Virgini

William J. Hommel

March 7, 2018

William J. Hommel, 70, passed away on March 7, 2018, at 3:30AM, Liberty Health Center surrounded by his family. Bill was born July 20, 1947 in Kenton, OH, to Laurel "Pete" and Helen (Nash) Hommel who both preceded him in death. On March 12, 1998 he


Charles J. "Chuck" Prange

March 6, 2018

Charles J. "Chuck" Prange, 90 of Cridersville, passed away March 6, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Chuck was born December 1, 1927 in Crockett's Bluff, AR to Adolph and Edna (Burroughs) Prange, who preceded him in death. On

Edward F. Zickafoose

March 6, 2018

Lima, Ohio - Edward F. Zickafoose, 79, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2018, at Mercy Health-St. Rita's, Lima. He was born on March 17, 1938 in Charleston, West Virginia. His parents were Willard F. and Gertha M. Zickafoose who preceded him in de

Shena E. Gibson

March 6, 2018

Shena E. Gibson, 38, of Lima passed away at 12:44 PM on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in Columbus. She was born on July 17, 1979 in Lima to Carey Russell of Columbus and Sharon Gibson, who preceded her in death. Shena was a stay at home mother, who lo

F. Michael Giovinazzo

March 5, 2018

Bluffton F. Michael Giovinazzo, 84, passed away at 3:05 a.m., March 5, 2018 at Kindred Hospital in Lima. Mike was born May 8, 1933 in Lima to the late Dominic and Teresa (D'anna) Giovinazzo. He was a loving brother to Frank, Jim, Angie Adams, Teresa


Hugh D. Ward Sr.

March 4, 2018

Hugh D. Ward Sr. passed away at 3:45 am March 4, 2018 at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home. He was born May 17, 1935 in Sidney to Vernard and Thelma (Carroll) Ward who preceded him in death. On October 20, 1956 he married Darlene Williams who survives in

Bryce R. Baney

March 4, 2018

Bluffton Bryce R. Baney, 26, passed away suddenly on March 4, 2018, at Bluffton Hospital. Bryce was born February 23, 1992 in Findlay, Ohio, to R. Tadd and Kimberly (Peters) Baney who survive.Bryce attended Corey-Rawson High School. He was employe

Elizabeth L. Karhoff

March 4, 2018

Lima Elizabeth Louise (Betty) Karhoff, 90, formally of Bluffton, Pandora, and Leesburg, Florida died on March 4, 2018, at 12:38 pm at Lima Rehab & Nursing Center. Betty was born September 29, 1927 in Delphos, to Albert and Elnora (Weichart) Schmers


Orvie A. Stirn

March 3, 2018

Orvie A.Stirn, age 96, passed away March 3, 2018, at 4:45 am, at Otterbein Cridersville. Orvie was born February 3, 1922 in Spencerville, OH, to Arnold and Alice (Sherer) Stirn who preceded him in death. On June 16, 1946 he married Dorothy M. (Tucker

Staci J. Dick

March 3, 2018

Lima, Ohio Staci Joan Sites-Dick, 52, passed away on March 3, 2018, at 4:08PM, at Mercy Health - St. Ritas Medical Center surrounded by her family. Staci was born May 15, 1965 in Lima, OH, to George Michael Sites and Patricia Sowar


Rev. Wayne Prater

March 3, 2018

Rev. Wayne Prater, age 82, passed away March 3, 2018, at 9:45 pm, at his residence. Wayne was born February 8, 1936, in Hueysville, KY, to Elliott Prater and Martha (Smith) Moore who preceded him in death. On September 15, 1990, he married Georgia (

Lora Lynn Esparza

March 2, 2018

Lora Lynn Esparza, 56, passed away at 6:16 am March 2, 2018 at her residence surrounded by family and friends. Lora was born May 15, 1961 in Lima to Dewey W. and Rosalie Ann (Bruns) Springer who preceded her in death. She enjoyed spending tim


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