Obituaries

Arnold Ledyard (1928-2018)

Arnold P. Ledyard, 90 years, of Bryan, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  Arnold was born March 16, 1928, in Morenci, Michigan, and…


Sonja Hahn (1977-2018)

Sonja S. Hahn, age 40, of Wauseon, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at the Laurels of Defiance. Sonja was born on December 11, 1977, in Wauseon.  She worked as…


Penny Johnson (1953 – 2018)

Penny Marie Johnson, age 64, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 3:55 P.M. on Friday, August 6, 2018, at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center where she was a resident after an extended illness….


Robert Wheeler (1937 – 2018)

Robert D. Wheeler, age 81, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 1:30 A.M. on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after an extended illness….


Rita Wehrle (1954-2018)

Rita M. Wehrle, 63, of Edon passed away Thursday afternoon at her home.  She was born on October 19, 1954 in Bryan to Lavon Albert and Helen Ruby (Stackhouse) Wehrle.  Rita married Doug…


Kenneth Strayer (1946-2018)

Kenneth “Denny” Strayer, 72, of Defiance, passed away on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He was born on Jan. 16, 1946 to Kenneth and Hazel (Schultz) Strayer in…


Marvin Schultz (1938-2018)

Marvin E. Schultz, 80, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at CHP Home Care & Hospice in Defiance, Ohio. He was born July 2, 1938, in Albion, New York, to the…


Helen Drake (1930-2018)

Helen Muthler Drake, of Windsor Heights, Iowa, died Sept. 5, 2018, after a brief illness. She was 88. Helen was born April 13, 1930, to Raymond and Thelma Muthler of Monument,…


Joan Plassman (1929-2018)

Joan (Palm) Plassman, age 88, of Archbold, Ohio, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2018 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, Ohio. Joan was born on November 29, 1929 in…


Christopher Litwiller (1973-2018)

Christopher Allen Litwiller, 44, of rural Fayette, died Thursday, September 6, 2018, the result of a motorcycle accident in Gorham Township. Born November 8, 1973, in Mount Pleasant, MI, he was…


Richard Plum (1952-2018)

Richard Allen Plum, 66, of rural Waldron, MI, died Thursday afternoon, September 6, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his loving family and caregivers. He was born March 13, 1952, in…


Donald Page (1927 – 2018)

Donald J. Page, age 91, of De Graff, Ohio, died at 8:40 P.M. on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Heartland of Bellefontaine. He had worked as a truck driver for many…


Marjorie Buyer (1926 – 2018)

Marjorie J. Buyer, 92 years, of Bryan, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018 in her residence under the tender care of Community Health Professionals Hospice. Marjorie was born February 10, 1926…


George Hartley (1932-2018)

George William (Bill) Hartley, age 85, of Royal Oak, Michigan, died on Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Waltonwood Assisted Living in Royal Oak, Michigan, where he was a resident. George was…


Beverly Hartson (1951-2018)

Beverly Monroe Hartson, age 67, of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Heritage Village in Waterville. She had worked at the former Globe-Weiss in Wauseon, the former Ames Store…


Tyson Hoch (1976-2018)

Tyson Lee Hoch, 41, of Grovetown, Georgia, passed away on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 in Grovetown. A celebration of life will be held at Savannah Rapids Pavilion from 1-5 p.m. on…


June Everetts (1930-2018)

June A. Everetts, 88, of Bryan and formerly of Edon passed away at her home Tuesday, September 4, 2018.  She was born on February 11, 1930 in Montpelier to Dewey and Rosina…


George Hodge (1944-2018)

George K. “Kent” Hodge, age 74, of Montpelier, Ohio, died at 7:40 A.M. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers- Montpelier. Kent was a salesman. He enjoyed…


Tara Schroeder

Tara L. Schroeder, 48, of Maumee went ahead to be with Jesus on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. A 1988 Wauseon High School graduate, Tara lived in Maumee after leaving Pensacola, Fla.,…


Clara Kunesh (1929-2018)

Clara P. Kunesh, age 88, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at 8:00 P.M. on Monday, September 3, 2018, at Mercy Defiance Hospital where she had been a patient. Mrs. Kunesh was…