Obituaries

Merlin Hageman (1959-2018)

Merlin D. Hageman, age 59, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly early Sunday morning, November 4, 2018, in his home. Mr. Hageman was a graduate of Bryan High School and had…


Edith Williams (1928-2018)

Editha B. Williams, 89 years, of Montpelier, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Saint Anne Community, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Editha was born December 9, 1928 in Sherwood, Ohio, the daughter…


David Mikesell (1956-2018)

David Mikesell of Canal Winchester, Ohio, formerly of Bryan, passed away Oct. 17, 2018. David was born in Morenci, Michigan, Aug. 3, 1956, to Helene (Shields) and Eugene Mikesell. He was…


James “Jim” Rupp (1936-2018)

James L. “Jim” Rupp, age 82 of Defiance, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at Brookview Healthcare Center in Defiance.  Prior to his retirement, Jim worked for the Village of…


Bette Kohv (1958-2018)

Bette Jean Kohv, age 60 of Archbold, passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 at Hospice of Defiance after a very brief battle with ovarian cancer. She was born May 31, 1958…


Donald Loar (1930-2018)

Donald C. Loar, age 88, of Archbold, Ohio passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Northcrest Nursing and Rehbilitation Center in Napoleon. Donald was born in Blissfield, MI on May…


Gary King (1950-2018)

Gary L. King, age 68 years, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening, October 31, 2018, in his home. He was born June 18, 1950, at Wauseon, the son of Orville…


Robert “Bob” Molson (1929-2018)

Robert “Bob” Molson age 89 passed away Thursday morning Nov 1st at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center Montpelier, OH. Bob was born June 10, 1929 in Akron, Ohio to the late…


Floyd Puffenberger (1933-2018)

Floyd Elwyn Puffenberger, 85 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center, with his family at his side.  Floyd was born March 11, 1933 in Bryan,…


Clara Frey (1925-2018)

Clara I. Frey, age 92 years, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday afternoon, October 30, 2018, at her Fairlawn Haven apartment in Archbold.  She was born November 24, 1925, near Archbold, the…


Joe Zuver (1958-2018)

Joe Calvin Zuver, Jr. of San Antonio, Texas passed away suddenly on October 10th, 2018 at the age of 59. Joe was born on December 6th, 1958 to Joe C. Zuver,…


Barbara Wood (1927-2018)

Barbara J. Wood, 91, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at the Freida House at Willow Ridge in Bluffton, Ohio. She was born Feb. 2, 1927, in Kenton, Ohio, to the…


Leland Frank (1930-2018)

Leland J. Frank, age 88, of West Unity, passed away peacefully at his home with his wife of 70 years at his side. Prior to his retirement he had been self employed as a…


Virgil Kulp (1940-2018)

Virgil K. Kulp, age 78 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, October 27, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. He was born March 14, 1940 near Archbold, the son of…


Alice Masters (1932-2018)

Alice I. Masters, 86, of Montpelier, and a Williams County resident all of her life, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Genesis Healthcare Bryan Center in Bryan. She was…


Gregory Ordway (1976-2018)

Gregory L. Ordway, age 42, of St. Joe, Indiana, died early on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Hicksville, Ohio. Mr. Ordway was a 1994…


Peggy Figueroa (1946-2018)

Peggy D. Figueroa, age 72, of Bryan, Ohio died at 8:43 A.M. on Sunday, October 28, 2018, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. Peggy was a 1966 graduate of Liberty…



Reverend Dawn Braun (1952-2018)

Reverend Dawn R. Braun, age 66, of Bryan, Ohio, went to her heavenly home, surrounded by her family, at 5:28 P.M. on Friday, October 26, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center…


Alta Lohman (1927-2018)

Alta L. Lohman, age 91, of Delta, peacefully passed away Saturday morning, October 27, 2018 at The Lakes of Monclova in Maumee; where she had been a resident.  She was born…