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Ralph W. Gallagher, age 80 of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at the Supportive Care Unit in Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, following a brief illness. Service arrangements have been entrusted to Krill Funeral Service, 860 W. Mulberry St., Bryan.

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Thomas D. Taylor, age 76, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. He retired from the Williams County Highway Department with over 40 years of service. Tom was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Fremont, Indiana,…

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Elizabeth “Beth” G. Grisier, age 54, of Stryker, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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V. Delores Wolff, age 90, of Edon, Ohio, died at 8:26 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, surrounded by her loving family, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Angola, Indiana, where she was a resident, after a brief battle with a recurring cancer. She was a 1949 graduate of Metz High S…

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Theodore “Ted” G. Bunce, 89 of Camden, Michigan, passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home of Montpelier. He was born on Aug. 8, 1932, in Camden Township, Michigan, to Earl and Lois (Converse) Bunce. He graduated from Camden Frontier High School and then went on to s…

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Linda Rae Thompson Dick, 75, passed away peacefully at home in Collierville, Tennessee, on Nov. 25, 2021. She was a 1964 graduate of Bryan High School and married Willis Charles Dick of Pulaski in 1966.

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Onalee Knisely, 80 years old, of West Unity, passed away Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. Onalee was born Aug. 8, 1941, in Wauseon, Ohio, the daughter of the late Walter Lee and Gladys M. (Croninger) Hershiser. She was a 1959 grad…

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Ernest McKinley Clark, age 83, passed away on Nov. 19, 2021, at his residence in Bryan, Ohio. He was born on Jan. 17, 1938, in Delphos, Ohio, to Lillian Viola Dunifon and Melvin Louis Clark, who preceded him in death. He was a widower for 33 years, having lost his wife, Nancy Lou LaMade, on …

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Mary Irene Short, age 95, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at the home of her daughter in Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, after an extended illness. Mrs. Short worked alongside her husband for 29 years, from 1967-1996, operating Short’s Drive-in in Edgerton. She enjoyed…

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Juliana Amber Alexander, age 56, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. Juliana was a graduate of Bryan High School and graduated from Northwest State Community College to obtain her degree in nursing. Juliana was employed …

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Mary Lou Beek, 63, of Quincy, Michigan, passed away Friday afternoon at her home. She was born on June 12, 1958, in Montpelier to Roger C. and Celia L. (Griggs) Beek. Mary graduated from Montpelier High School in 1976.

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Kenneth “Ross” Strock, age 89, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 11:33 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at Auburn Village and Rehabilitation Center in Auburn, Indiana, where he was a patient, after a brief illness. Mr. Strock was a graduate of Auburn High School. He was a member of the Nationa…

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Frieda Susanna Shepard, 86, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at home, surrounded by her family. The Edgerton, Ohio, native was born on July 6, 1935, to the late Heinrich and Susanna (Mathis) Huth. She graduated from Defiance College in 1957 where she met the love of…

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Donna Jean “Jeanne” Lorntz, 88 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Arrangements are pending with Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 206 N. Lynn St., Bryan, OH 43506.

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Donald “Don” A. Fisher, age 90, of Maumee, Ohio, and formerly of Stryker, Ohio, passed away, after a short illness, Sunday afternoon, Nov. 21, 2021, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, surrounded by family and friends. Don and his wife Janice moved from Stryker to Maumee in 1999. Don retired at 67…

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Charles E. “Chuck” Mason, age 64, of Edon, Ohio, passed away early Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, in his home. Mr. Mason was a graduate of Montpelier High School and was employed by the Ohio Department of Transportation as heavy equipment operator.

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June Dally Webster, 95 years, of Bryan, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. She was the widow of Orville L. Dally and Paul V. Webster. Arrangements and memorial services will be held in January 2022. Arrangements…

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Mary Lou Beek, 63, of Quincy, Michigan, passed away Friday afternoon at her home. Pending arrangements have been entrusted to the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier, Ohio.

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Joan R. Schaffner Schafer, 91, of Bryan, Ohio, and formerly of West Unity, Ohio, passed away Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. Joan was born March 1, 1930, in Fulton County, Ohio, daughter of the late Walter and Ruth (Russell) Beaver…

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Jon D. Michael, 75 years, of Sarasota, Florida, and a former resident of Bryan, Ohio, passed away late Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Jon was born June 27, 1946, in Hillsdale, Michigan, the son of the late Merclyn O. and Betty Jane (Partee) …

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Linda J. Hicks, 76, of Garrett, Indiana, passed away Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Parkview Randallia in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Dennis “Denny” Friedel, age 67, of Fremont, Indiana, passed away at 7:16 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after a brief illness. Mr. Friedel was employed for many years as a machinist in the area.

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Charles “Chuck” Deitrich Witte, 79, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Chuck was born March 19, 1942, in Hicksville, Ohio, son of the late Delmar F. and Ethel M. (Revert) Witte. He graduated from Farmer High Sc…

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Carole A. Harding, age 78, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away early Tuesday morning, Nov. 23, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance. Carole retired with over 10 years service as a toll collector with the Ohio Turnpike. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehova…

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Ellen J. Harrington, age 96, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 2:38 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness. Mrs. Harrington was a 1943 graduate of Edon High School, where she was class salutatorian. She worked …

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Kenneth “Ross” Strock, age 89, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 11:33 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at Auburn Village and Rehabilitation Center, where he was a patient, after a brief illness. Service arrangements are pending and have been entrusted to Krill Funeral Service, 114 E. Hull St.…

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Mark Dewayne Shockley, age 54, of Blakeslee, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan, after putting up the fight of a true warrior to the very end.

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Myrtle L. Henricks, 87, of Montpelier, passed away late Wednesday night at her home. She was born on Jan. 9, 1934, in Archbold, to Walter and Nora (Smith) Nofzinger. Myrtle attended Archbold High School. She married Hal R. Henricks on Sept. 3, 1950, in Bryan. Hal and Myrtle later moved to Mo…

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Richard (Dick) James Roth, 92, of the Archbold-Stryker area, went to meet Jesus on Nov. 7, 2021, with his loving family by his side. Dick was born March 24, 1929, near Archbold, to Freeman and Hildred (Grime) Roth.

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Marvin L. Page, age 79, of Coldwater, Michigan, and a longtime resident of Bryan, Ohio, passed away early Saturday morning, Nov. 20, 2021, at Betz Nursing Home in Auburn, Indiana, surrounded by his family. Marvin retired from the Aro Corporation with over 33 years of service. He was a U.S. A…

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Linda Psurny Poynter of Largo, Florida, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.

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James Harold McGregor (“Jim”) was born in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, on Jan. 31, 1934. He was the youngest son of James Harold and Verna Merrium McGregor and was raised on the family farm on a cliff above Lake Erie near Port Stanley, Ontario. His childhood was spent helping to care for the…

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Gabriel Nichols, 39 years old, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly of a cardiac/aortic incident on Nov. 15, 2021. Services and Mass of Christian burial in Michigan will be announced at a later date.

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Carol Ann Nester, 85, of rural Bryan, passed away early Friday morning at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. The Thompson Funeral Home is honored to assist with the funeral arrangements.

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Robert E. Lee, age 91, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, Nov. 18, 2021, at SKLD Healthcare-Bryan. Robert was a truck driver and retired from ABF Trucking. He also proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. Robert was a life member of the Br…

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Mark Rowe, age 51, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, Nov. 19, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his family. Mark worked at several area companies including Dyco, Mansion Homes and Bard Manufacturing. He was a member of the Williams County Conservation Club. He enjoy…

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Marjorie Jean Dull, 86, of Montgomery, Michigan, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at Ascension Borgess in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She was born on April 8, 1935, in Williams County, Ohio, to Charles “Carmen” and Lily (Peake) Walker. On June 30, 1951, Marjorie married Harold Dull and he prece…

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Carolyn J. Nafziger of Pioneer, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord on Nov. 14, 2021, at ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital. She was born on June 16, 1946, in Bryan, Ohio, to Wendell and Bernedine (Eagle) Gearig.

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Elizabeth “Liz” A. Lawson, 60, of Camden, Michigan, passed away Monday evening at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. She was born on Nov. 30, 1960, in Montpelier to Charles Richard and Jill Ann (Cummins) Beck. Liz graduated from Montpelier High school. On Oct. 17, 1992, she m…

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Janet Louise Fall, age 81, of Deerfield, Michigan, passed away on Nov. 15, 2021, at ProMedica Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania, Ohio. She was born on Nov. 8, 1940, in Pioneer, Ohio, to Louis and Mary (Sheets) Roehrs. Janet attended and graduated from Pioneer High School. She married Dale Fall on Ju…

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Karen L. Wampler, 81, of Frontier, Michigan, passed away at Ascension Borgess Hospital on Nov. 15, 2021, from COVID-19. She was born to Donald and Onalee (Entrikin) Douglass at home in Waldron, Michigan, on Sept. 16, 1940.

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Carolyn J. Nafziger of Pioneer, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord on Nov. 14, 2021, at ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital. She was born on June 16, 1946, in Bryan, Ohio, to Wendell and Bernedine (Eagle) Gearig.

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Roy E. Beals, age 74, of Fayette, passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, at Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. He was born in Alvordton on Sept. 18, 1947, to the late Edward and Dorothy (Haas) Beals. Roy attended and graduated from Hilltop High School in 1966. After graduating, he served h…

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Leonard B. Stephens, 88, of Bryan, Ohio, and formerly of Nacogdoches, Texas, passed away Nov. 15, 2021, with his family by his side. Leonard was born May 21, 1933, in Waskom, Texas, the son of LB and Edna (Hollingsworth) Stephens.

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Lucinda M. Schindley, 58, of Leipsic, passed away at 2:42 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at Lima Memorial Hospital. She was born on Oct. 3, 1963, in Bryan to Ronald and Marilyn (Sines) Livengood. Her father survives in Bryan; her mother preceded her in death. On June 13, 2015, she married …

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Elizabeth “Liz” Lawson, 60, of Camden, Michgian, passed away on Nov. 15, 2021. Arrangements are pending with the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier, Ohio.

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John F. Paine Sr., 75, of West Unity, Ohio, passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio. John was born June 16, 1946, in Bryan, Ohio, the son of the late John I. and Mary L. (Miller) Paine. He married Gloria J. Robinson on Dec…