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Barbara "Barb" A. Boothby

September 7, 2018

Delphos, Ohio Barbara A. “Barb” Boothby, age 78, was called home to the Lord at 4:51 p.m. Friday, September 7, 2018, at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Barb was born November 28, 1939 in Clover

Michael 'Lynn' Warner Roselle

September 6, 2018

Michael "Lynn" (Warner) Roselle, age 75, passed away at 8:41 a.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. Lynn was born July 22, 1943 in Gary, IN, to Michael and Lois Mae (Bramlett) White who both preceded her in de


Leland D. Badertscher

September 4, 2018

Bluffton Leland D. Badertscher, 98, passed away September 4, 2018 at the Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton. Leland was born July 7, 1920 in Allen County, Ohio to the late Arthur and Lydia (Seyer) Badertscher. On October 11, 1944 he married Ima J

Carroll L. Shoemaker

August 31, 2018

Carroll L. Shoemaker, 84 of Lima, passed away August 31, 2018, at the Lima Convalescent Home. Carroll was born February 27, 1934 in Lima to Albert and Ruth (Barrett) Shoemaker, who preceded him in death. On March 26, 1955 he married Barbara J. (Gr

Sharon Kay Locke

August 31, 2018

Bluffton Sharon Kay Locke, 77 of Bluffton passed away August 31, 2018 at Kindred Hospital in Lima. Sharon was born September 16, 1940 in Bluffton to the late Donavon and Ruth (Dally) Conrad. On September 10, 1965 she married William Locke, who sur

John E. Hawk

August 30, 2018

John E. Hawk, 57, of Harrod, passed away at 4:33 PM on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus. He was born on July 16, 1961 in Lima to John J. and Lillian (Carter) Hawk, who both preceded him in deat

Mark Raymond Messman

August 29, 2018

LAPEER, Mich. — Mark Raymond Messman, age 54, formerly of Lima, passed away August 29, 2018, in Lapeer, Michigan. Mark was born in Lima Ohio to Raymond Eugene Messman and Dolores Elaine (Weaver) Messman.His father preceded him in death and his moth


William A. Dessenberg

August 28, 2018

Lima, OH William "Bill" D. Dessenberg, age 66, passed away August 28, 2018, at 10:55 pm, at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. Bill was born August 16, 1952 in Garden City, MI, to Billy Le Roy and Wanda Mae (Custer) Dessenberg who preced


Gordon E. Waldron

August 27, 2018

Gordon E. Waldron, 90, passed away at 10:45 am, August 27, 2018 at his residence. He was born October 29, 1927 in Nashville, TN, to Grady and Lela (Toombs) Waldron who preceded him in death. On July 18, 1950 he married Maxine O. Bissinger who pre

Donald J. Hillard

August 27, 2018

Donald J. Hillard, 76, passed away on August 27, 2018, at 12:15PM, surrounded by his loving family. Donald was born October 14, 1941 in Lima, OH, to Melvin Hillard and June (Crall) Hartge who both preceded him in death. On July 19, 1966 h

Andrew 'Andy' A. Wisecup

August 27, 2018

Andrew "Andy" A Wisecup, 54, passed away on August 27, 2018, at 10:19AM, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Andy was born December 3, 1963 in Hillsboro, OH, to the late Hugh Edward and Marilyn (McCluer) Wisecup who survives in Harro


David A. Pletcher

August 27, 2018

Bluffton, OH David A. Pletcher, age 76 Years, passed away August 27, 2018, at 8:08 pm, at his residence. David was born November 19, 1941 in Plymouth, IN, to Clarence and Virginia (Murray) Pletcher who preceded him in death. On March 17, 1961 h

Rebekca Lynn Virginia Harmon

August 26, 2018

Rebekca Lynn Virginia Harmon, 6 of Lima, passed away August 26, 2018, at Lima Memorial Health System. Rebekca was born October 4, 2011 in Lima to Homer Harmon and Robin Lyle who survive her. Rebekca loved spaghetti, flowers and butterflies. Sh

Robert Joseph Bowers Jr.

August 26, 2018

Robert Joseph Bowers Jr., was stillborn at 10:14 a.m. Aug. 26, 2018, at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center. Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday in Woodlawn Cemetery, 1751 Spencerville Road, Lima. Arrangements by Chiles-Laman Funera

Jan K. Stiles

August 25, 2018

Jan K. Stiles, 72, of Lima passed away at 10:26 AM on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at her residence. She was born on February 21, 1946, in Lima to Eugene and Vivian (Hanley) Pracht, who both preceded her in death. On October 16, 1976, she married Ho


John W. Thorne, Jr.

August 25, 2018

John W. Thorne, Jr., 90, of Lima passed away at 8:25 PM on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 15, 1928 in Port Arthur, TX to John W. and Mary (Henry) Thorne, Sr., who both preceded him in death. John was a serg

Margie M. Robey

August 25, 2018

On August 25, 2018 (on her grand-daughter Amber's 25th birthday), Margie Marie Robey passed peacefully into Heaven embraced in the arms of her family. Margie was born September 19, 1928 to Boyd & Glayds (Allison) Alger. In 1946, Margie graduate

James L. Shepherd

August 24, 2018

Lima, OH Jimmy Shepherd, age 82, passed away peacefully into the arms of his Heavenly Father on Friday, August 24, 2018, at 11:55 am, at the Lost Creek Care Center. Jimmy was born January 27, 1936, in Lima, OH, to J. Ernest and Viola M. (Heilma


Eric A. Carolus

August 22, 2018

Lima, Ohio Eric A. Carolus, 51, passed away on August 22, 2018, at 6:45AM, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Eric was born September 11, 1966 in Lima, OH, to Dennis and to the late Linda (Diepenbrock) Carolus.

Geraldine M. Dobner

August 22, 2018

Geraldine M. Dobner, 105, the oldest of 8 children, passed away at 8:56 pm, Tuesday, August 22, 2018 at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home. She was born January 24, 1913 in Punxsutawney, PA, to Harry and Louise (Allenbach) Wighaman who preceded her in dea

Mary Ann Sullivan

August 22, 2018

Mary Ann Sullivan, Professor Emerita Bluffton University, 77, died on August 22, 2018 at her home in Lima, Ohio. Mary Ann was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on July 30, 1941, to Raymond W. Miller and Martha Mildred (Cordray) Miller, who preceded h

Harold "Butch" R. VanMeter

August 21, 2018

Beaverdam Harold "Butch" R. VanMeter, 75 passed away August 21, 2018 at the Meadows of Delphos. Harold was born December 11, 1942 in Bluffton, Ohio to the late Harold and Frances (Schellenberg) VanMeter. On December 31, 1982 he married Karen Hamby

Delores 'Jean' Sergent

August 21, 2018

Delores "Jean" Sergent, age 75, was called home to the Lord at 1:52 a.m. Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at Lost Creek Care Center with her family by her side. Jean was born July 6, 1943 in Lima to the late Wesley Eugene and Myrtle Jane (Rupert) Austi

Grace W. Robinson

August 20, 2018

Grace W. Robinson, 77, of Lima, passed away at 4:05 AM on Monday, August 20, 2018 at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home. She was born on January 24, 1941 in Bellefontaine, OH to Carl and Frances (Henry) Schrader, who preceded her in death. On August 11,

Bessie Louise Oatman

August 20, 2018

Bessie Louise Oatman, 96, passed away peacefully Monday, August 20, 2018, at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, where she was a resident since February 7. Born on October 21, 1921 in Wetmore, KS, she was the daughter of Carl C. Board and Geneva Char


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