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Paul W. Rush III, age 61, of Pioneer, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. He was a truck driver for Upstaging, Inc., for the last 10 years. Paul was a U.S. Army veteran, having served from 1978-1984. Paul was a talented musician who enjoyed playing…

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Elaine D. Reagle, age 63, of Adrian, Michigan, passed away at 12:35 p.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021, at Lynwood Manor in Adrian, Michigan, where she was a resident.

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Dawson L. Sapp, 19, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away on July 22, 2021. Arrangements are entrusted to the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier, Ohio.

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Virginia R. Karalis, 95, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away on July 23, 2021. Arrangements are entrusted to the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier, Ohio.

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Carlton Lionel Dietsch, born on Nov. 18, 1932, in rural Edgerton, Ohio, left this earthly world at almost 88 years of age to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ, in Heaven on Nov. 6, 2020.

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Shirley Elaine Jackson, age 76, of Spencer, Indiana, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Monday, July 12, 2021. She was born in Edgerton, Ohio, on Aug. 5, 1944, to Maynard and Helen (Rice) Manon.

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John D. Schuman, 70, of Montpelier, passed away on March 9, 2021, and will have graveside services at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier with John Winwright to officiate. The Montpelier Veterans will be providing military graveside rites. Immediately foll…

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Quinn Jess Barker, age 58, died July 6, 2021. Quinn was at Midwest Funeral Home in Fort Wayne, Indiana. There will be a private burial at the gravesite for the immediate family only with a memorial service at the Northwest Community Center in Cooney, Ohio, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

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Hayes H. Horn, 90, of Montpelier, passed away on July 15, 2021, at Parkview Hospital Randalia in Fort Wayne, Indiana, due to injuries sustained in a vehicle accident on July 7, 2021. He was born on April 2, 1931, in Buchanan County, Virginia, and was the youngest of 13 children born to Lutis…

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Shelva Jean Browning, 71, of Van Wert, passed away early morning on July 16, 2021, at Defiance Inpatient Hospice. She was born on Sept. 29, 1949, in Lima, Ohio, to her late parents, Samuel J. Davis and the l Martha (Prine) Bendele.

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James “Jim” C. Hemminger Jr., 63, of Montpelier, passed away Tuesday evening, July 13, 2021, at his home. He was born on Aug. 12, 1957, in Oregon, Ohio, to James C. and Ruth Ann (Burns) Hemminger Sr. Jim graduated from Clay High School in Oregon. He served his country in the United States Ai…

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Marjorie Marie Campbell (Boyer), 53, died June 30, 2021, peacefully at home in Mason, Ohio. Marjorie was born in Bryan, Ohio, on Feb. 8, 1968, to Dale L. Boyer and Edith D. Trowbridge (Boyer). She was a 1986 graduate of Bryan High School and she eared a bachelor’s degree from Miami Universit…

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Sandra Jo Segrist, 82, of Howard, Ohio, passed away Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Mount Vernon Health and Rehabilitation, Mount Vernon, Ohio. She was born March 3, 1939, in Lafayette, Indiana, the daughter of the late John and Alberta (Baer) Randall. Sandra was a 1957 graduate of Monticello Hig…

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To honor the life of Michael Struble, a memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 7, 2021. The service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church located at 501 Washington Ave., Defiance, OH 43512.

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Gerry L. Weber, age 79, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, July 12, 2021, at Fountain Park Inn and Villas in Bryan, Ohio, where he was a resident, surrounded by his family, after an extended illness. Mr. Weber was a 1960 graduate of Edgerton High School. He worked constr…

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Kathy Lynn Lewis, age 59, of Hamilton, Indiana, passed away at 5:12 p.m. on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she was a patient, after an extended illness. Mrs. Lewis was a 1979 graduate of Hamilton High School and worked as a chef at t…

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Cathy L. Newton, age 60, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Mount Carmel Hospital in Grove City, Ohio. She was born at White Cross Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, on Oct. 27, 1960, to the late Norman James and Dorothy Mae Howard. She is survived by her siblings, Steve Howard, Ken…

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Mary Alice Singer, 93, of Defiance, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Kingsbury Place, Defiance, where she was a resident. Mary Alice was born Dec. 19, 1927, in Payne, Ohio, the daughter of the late Henry and Florence (Sheehan) Linder. She was a 1945 graduate of Payne High School. Mary…

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Janet M. Collins, 93, passed away Friday, July 9, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance, Ohio. Janet was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Adrian, Michigan, the daughter of the late William and Lala (Hill) Schubert. She was a 1945 graduate of Adrian High School. J…

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Mary June (Belding) Trott, 96, of Montpelier, passed away on July 2, 2021, at Evergreen Healthcare in Montpelier. She was born on Nov. 28, 1924, in Morenci, Michigan, to James and Juanita (Lamb) Belding. She married Gerald R. Trott and he preceded her in passing.

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Charles C Brown, age 94, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and formerly of Bryan, Ohio, died peacefully on April 23, 2021, due to injuries sustained in a fall two months earlier. Chuck was a longtime resident of Bryan for 50 years prior to his retirement from his position as a tool and die enginee…

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Shirley Jean Mathys, age 82, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Evergreen Manor, Montpelier, Ohio, where she was a resident, with her family at her side. Mrs. Mathys was a life member of the Edgerton American Legion Auxiliary and served as president for m…

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Janet M. Rothrock, 75, of Napoleon, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at Mercy Health, Tiffin Hospital. She was born on Oct. 26, 1945, to Roger and Viola Tuttle in Napoleon. On Aug. 21, 1970, she married the love of her life, Robert “Bob” Rothrock. They shared a wonderful 4…

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Ronald R. Stark, age 75, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 10 p.m. on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Montpelier, Ohio, where he was a patient. Mr. Stark was a 1963 graduate of Edgerton High School and was employed by the Aro Corporation for 44 years, ret…

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Edwin Laverne St. John, 91 of Pioneer, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Parkview Nursing Home in Edgerton, Ohio. He was born on Nov. 28, 1929, in Bryan, Ohio, to Samuel and Nellie (Clapper) St. John. On June 23, 1951, he married Clara Tate and she preceded him in death on April 4, 1995. …

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Duane E King, age 83, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at his home on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. Duane was a tool and die maker and co-founded HKK Machining in 1966. He had worked on the family farm growing up and had previously worked at Hayes-Albion. Duane attended the Bryan Alliance Church and h…

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Margaret R. Saul, age 96, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, July 2, 2021. Margaret was a homemaker and farmer’s wife and worked with her husband on the family farm for many years and also worked at Sauder Woodworking Company. She was an active member of Calvary Un…

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Larry W. Dewire, age 76, passed away at 4:50 p.m. on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center near Defiance, Ohio, surrounded by his family. Mr. Dewire was a 1962 graduate of Edon High School and attended Stautzenberger College in Toledo, Ohio. He was …

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Steven Ray Hale, age 65, of Sherwood, Ohio, passed away surrounded by his family on July 3, 2021, at Parkview Hospital Randallia. He was born on Dec. 18, 1955, to the late Joseph and Pauline Hale (Harrow) in Paulding, Ohio.

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Corrinne L. Kroa, age 88, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 8:55 p.m. on Friday, July 2, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness, with her son at her side. Mrs. Kroa was a 1950 graduate of Bryan High School, was employed by the Ohio A…

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Jerry E. Morehouse, age 70, of rural Evansport, passed away June 30, 2021, in Toledo, Ohio. Jerry worked as a maintenance man at the Bryan High School and the West Unity Schools for many years.

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Doris Copeland, 100, of Montpelier, passed away early Wednesday morning at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan. She was born on April 8, 1921, in Montpelier to Elmer and Verle (Bechtol) Darby.

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Beth Anne Arps, 48, of Toledo, formerly of Bryan, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning, July 1, 2021, at her residence. She was born Dec. 9, 1972, in Defiance, Ohio, to the late Randy and Raye Ann (Layman) Higgins. On June 20, 2020, she married Gary Lee Arps Jr. at Maumee Bay in Ore…

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Margaret R. Saul, age 96, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021.

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Darrell J Goebel, age 87, of Stryker, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Monday, June 28, 2021. Darrell was a lifelong, third-generation farmer.

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Doris W. Copeland, 100, of Montpelier, passed away early Wednesday morning at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan. Pending funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier, Ohio.

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John L. Govin, 96, of Montpelier, passed away early Monday morning at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan. He was born on Feb. 24, 1925, in Montpelier to Charles and Cora (Turner) Govin. He married Phyllis C. Shull and she preceded him in death in 2004.

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Patricia D. Fackler, age 81, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2021, at her home. Patricia was a sassy and vibrant homemaker. She was a former member of the Bryan Eagles Aerie 2233 and enjoyed bird watching, fishing, crocheting, drawing, working jigsaw puzzles and watching “Longmire.”

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Daniel Martin Winzeler, 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 25, 2021. He was born on Jan. 28, 1934, in Wauseon, Ohio, to the late Robert and Pauline Martin Winzeler. Dan was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 49 years, Luann Witzerman Winzeler; and brother, Robert Winzeler. He …