Obituaries

Doris Fortney (1923-2018)

Doris V. Fortney, 95 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. Doris was born July 18, 1923 in Grass Lake, Michigan,…


Craig Lynn (1946 – 2018)

Craig E. Lynn, age 71, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away 4:46 A.M. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mr. Lynn was a veteran of…


John Wickizer (1947-2018)

John M. Wickizer, age 71, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at the University of Toledo Medical Center, surrounded by his family. John was born on…


Charles Brigle (1920 – 2018)

Charles Duane Brigle, age 98, of Longwood, Florida, passed away Sunday, August 19th, 2018 at his home in Longwood, Florida where he and his wife Ellen have resided since 1989 with…


Jennifer Nagel (1970-2018)

Jennifer K. Nagel, 48 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, August 20, 2018 in her residence. Jennifer was born March 23, 1970 in Montpelier, Ohio the daughter of Martin Nagel and…


Bernice Mazalin (1926-2018)

Bernice Mazalin, 91 years, of Bryan, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center. Bernice was born October 27, 1926 in Akron, Ohio, the…


David Mock (1939-2018)

David E. Mock, 79, of Montpelier passed away Saturday evening at Betz Nursing Home in Auburn, Indiana.  He was born on June 26, 1939 in Bryan to Glen L. and Mary Kathryn…


Eugene Mangas (1942-2018)

Eugene W. Mangas, also known as Walt, 75 years, of Ney, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 in his residence. Walt was born December 3, 1942 in Defiance, Ohio, the son…


Don Patten (1935-2018)

Don C. Patten, age 82, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 3:00 A.M. on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center after a brief illness. Mr. Patten was a 1955 graduate…


Earl Bechtol (1935-2018)

Earl L. Bechtol, age 83, of Montpelier, Ohio, died at 1:48 A.M. on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at the Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center near Defiance. Mr. Bechtol worked at…


Jack New (1980-2018)

Jack Wesley “Wes” New, 37, of Fayette, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, August 18, 2018. Born October 13, 1980, in Bowling Green, OH, he was the son of Linda Sue New and…


Fred Shininger (1937-2018)

Fred W. Shininger, age 81 years, of Delta passed away at his home Thursday, August 16, 2018, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease.  He was born in Defiance County, OH…


Donny Blackmer (1976-2018)

Donny Charles Blackmer, 42, of Fayette, died Thursday, August 16, 2018, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. Born May 28, 1976, in Lapeer, MI he was the son of…


Donald Gilcher, Sr. (1931-2018)

Donald W. Gilcher Sr., 87, of Montpelier passed away at home Thursday evening surrounded by his loved ones.  He was born on March 7, 1931 in Bryan to Waldo J. and Elva…


Marcille Carter (1918-2018)

Marcille J. Carter, 100, of Holiday City passed away Thursday night at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  She was born on June 16, 1918 in Montgomery, Michigan to Harry and Magnolia…


Steven Blue (1961-2018)

Steven Jeffrey Blue, 56, of Fayette, formerly of Edon, OH, died Thursday, August 16, 2018, at the University of Toledo Medical Center, following a recent automobile accident. Born November 12, 1961,…


Louise Clark (1945-2018)

Louise E. Clark, born January 30, 1945 in Wauseon, Ohio, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018 in Henry County Hospital, Napoleom, Ohio surrounded by many loving, caring caregivers from the Filling…


John Strup (1933-2018)

John F. Strup, age 85, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 4:30 P.M. on Monday, August 14, 2018, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton after an extended illness. A veteran of…


Paul Hall (1933-2018)

Paul M. Hall, age 84, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 9:01 A.M. on Tuesday, August 15, 2018, at his home. Mr. Hall worked as a plater at Fulton Tubing and had…


LeAnn Siebenaler (1939-2018)

LeAnn Siebenaler, 78 years, of Edgerton, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Park View Nursing Center, Edgerton. LeAnn was born August 24, 1939 in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of the…