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Laylin F. Krill, 88 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at SKLD-Bryan Center, Bryan, Ohio. Laylin was born Sept. 22, 1932, in Edgerton, Ohio, the son of the late Alonzo H. and Frances M. (Rex) Krill. He was a graduate of Bryan High School. Laylin served in the United States A…

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George E. Troyer, 90, of Continental, died 9:44 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

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Ella Jean Anderson, 82 years, of Sherwood, Ohio, passed away Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at Brookview Nursing Home in Defiance, Ohio. She was born Sept. 3, 1938, in Albany, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Walter and Dessie (Thomas) DeRossett. Ella was a 1956 graduate of Sherwood-Delaware High …

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Jackie E. Kroa, 82 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. Jack was born Oct. 23, 1938, in Grand Ridge, Illinois, the son of the late William and Naomi (Kretzar) Kroa. He was a 1956 graduate of Ney High School.…

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Eileen Anita Brandt, 99, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and formerly of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at her daughter’s home. She had been in failing health for a couple of years and at the time of her passing she was under the care of Prui…

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Ward W. Harvey, age 94, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at Ebid Hospice Center in Sylvania, Ohio, after an extended illness. Ward retired as a lab technician from ARO/Ingersol Rand after 42 years of service. He was a proud veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy in the…

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Lowell J. Schnitkey, 70, Montpelier, passed away Tuesday Oct. 20, 2020, at Evergreen Healthcare Center in Montpelier, after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. He was born Jan. 11, 1950, to Harold and Ernestine Schnitkey in Wauseon, Ohio. On July 16, 1977, he married Sharon Allen, who res…

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James L. Karcher, 65, of Edgerton, Ohio, and formerly of Dahlgren, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Robert (Bob) Barnhart, 87, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away Oct. 15, 2020. Born June of 1933, he was the son of Lister and Mildred (Stover) Barnhart. After graduating from Pioneer High School Class of 1951 he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served as a corporal during the Korean War. Upon…

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George C. Renz, 57 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home, Montpelier. George was born Feb. 6, 1963, in Hicksville, Ohio, the son of the late Milo and Mabel (Denison) Renz. He was a 1981 graduate of Fairview High School. George worked in the famil…

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Eileen Anita (Bordner) Mettler-Brandt, 99, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Pending funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier.

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Monty Shane Stiltner, 30 years, of Ney, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in the emergency room of Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan. Shane was born July 15, 1990, in Bryan, Ohio, the son of Monty D. and Cheryl A. (Shafer) Stiltner. He was a 2009 graduate of Fairview High Sch…

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William Edward “Ed” Gipple, age 79, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at 12:27 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan, after an extended illness. Pending service arrangements have been entrusted to Krill Funeral Service, 114 E. Hull St., Edgerton.

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Barbara J. Dietsch, 83, of Montpelier, passed away Sunday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home. Pending funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier, Ohio.

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Michael Conti, age 68, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after an extended illness. Michael retired from ARO/Ingersoll Rand with 33 years of service. He was a mechanical engineer and engineering m…

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Irene Elizabeth Frank, age 101, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at Hickory Creek Nursing Center in Hicksville. Mrs. Frank was a devoted homemaker and farm wife who enjoyed cooking, baking and gardening. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in…

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James E. Coleman, age 82, of Edon, Ohio, passed away on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, of natural causes, doing what he loved to do, cutting wood in his woods. Jim was a graduate of Perrysburg High School, a longtime hog farmer and member of the Williams County Pork Producers. He also was a member of…

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William John (Willie) Buehrer, 93, of Archbold, Ohio, died Oct. 10, 2020, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Born Sept. 16, 1927, he was the son of Samuel and Sophia (Klundt) Buehrer. Willie was born and raised on a farm in Ridgeville Township originally owned by his great-grandfather, where he …

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Sonya D. Norden, age 50, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. Sonya had worked at JCI\Yangfen in Bryan for many years.

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Marian Lucille Haase, age 84, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. She was an avid golfer for many years. She was a member of the Women of the Moose, Chapter 618.

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Marilyn R. Juarez, age 83, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 12:05 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at SKLD Healthcare in Bryan. She attended New Life Worship Center in Bryan and enjoyed watching “Walker, Texas Ranger” and Westerns. Marilyn retired from Allied Moulded in Bryan with 34½ years of service.

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Gary Kimmel, 82, of Montpelier, passed away on Oct. 7, 2020, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born on April 11, 1938, in Cleveland. Gary graduated from Montpelier High School and honorably served his country in the United States Army. Gary retired after working in sales for…

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Naomi Ruth Baumgardner Koch, 88, was welcomed into her heavenly home on Oct. 7, 2020. She was born on May 13, 1932, in Mount Orab, Ohio, to Walter and Grace (North) Baumgardner. On June 20, 1953, she married Frank Koch, who died on Nov. 13, 2010.

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Daniel F. Konoff, 44, of Montpelier, passed away Saturday morning at St. Charles Hospital in Oregon, Ohio. He was born on Aug. 16, 1976, in Sylvania to Frederick F. and Linda J. (Goldsmith) Konoff. On Nov. 3, 2000, he married Reba M. Mast and she survives.

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A beloved daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece, cousin and friend, Alyssa Nikkol Fleischmann left this world unexpectedly on Oct. 2, 2020, and went home to be with Jesus and her grandma Gracyk. Alyssa was born in Toledo, Ohio, on Oct. 1, 1999, to Jeff Fleischmann and Dawn Mendoza. While mu…

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Evart E. “Boone” Dorsten, age 89, passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was born on April 5, 1931, in Montezuma to the late John and Viola (Cook) Dorsten. On June 22, 1957, he married Ruth C. Niekamp, who died Sept. 14, 2016.

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Robert G. Lorentz, age 82, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully early on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in his home, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. Mr. Lorentz was a veteran of the United States Air Force and was employed by the Bryan City Street Department for many years. Follo…

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Gay L. Varner, 83 years, of Sherwood, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Fountain Park Assisted Living, Bryan, Ohio. Gay was born Jan. 9, 1937, in Allen County, Indiana, daughter of the late Lewis and Lois (McDonald) Guiff. She was a 1955 graduate of Hicksville High School. Gay ma…

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Pauline Echler, 91, of Montpelier, passed away Sept. 30, 2020, under the excellent care of Evergreen Healthcare and Elara Care Hospice of Toledo. She was the third of four daughters born to Ruth and Clair Roush, and her sisters were Rosalie Trausch Sanders, Marjorie Michael and Irene Reese W…

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Darline W. Babb, 96, of Montpelier, and formerly of Reading, Michigan, passed into her heavenly home Wednesday afternoon, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born on Dec. 3, 1923, in Rochester, Michigan, to Onna Eugene and Delia Maude (Ross) Glassford. Darline graduated from North…

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Salsbury, Sylvia K., 84, of Tampa, Florida, and formerly of Tarpon Springs, Florida, passed away on Sept. 25, 2020. Born in Fairmount, Indiana, she graduated from Bryan High School in Ohio in 1954. She married Herbert H. Salsbury in August 1955 and together they raised their three children i…

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Marcia K. Meyer, age 68, passed away peacefully on Sept. 28, 2020. She was born in Bryan, Ohio, on June 18, 1952, to the late Edwin Hall and Vivian (Knapp) Hall. On July 25, 1970, she married Philip J. Meyer. She was a 1970 graduate of Stryker High School.

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Erma “Jean” Lyman, age 92, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at 3:55 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in her home. Mrs. Lyman was a lifelong resident of Williams County and a 1946 graduate of Montpelier High School. She was affiliated with St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Edon and enjoyed her ti…

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Nicole L. Currier, 47, of LaSalle, Illinois, died unexpectedly Friday, Sept. 25, due to an automobile accident.

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Rick(ey) L. Hicks, 61, of Montpelier, went to be with God on Sunday, Sept. 27. Rick leaves behind many siblings and a loving family. His wife, Marie; daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Tracey) Plummer; grandchildren, Trevor Williams and Mikayla Williams; and great-grandson, Carter Williams are all deepl…