Posted by Fred Steiner on February 1, 2017 - 6:23pm
Virginia G. Augsburger, 93, died Jan. 31, 2017, at Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton. Virginia was born July 6, 1923, in Bluffton to the late Clarence and Ethel J. (Michael) Roberts. On Feb. 3, 1946, she married Richard Augsburger who preceded her in death on Aug. 26, 2011.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 1, 2017 - 6:17pm
Mary Kathryn Niswander, 98, died Jan. 30, 2017, at Willow Ridge - Frieda House in Bluffton. Mary was born June 15, 1918, in Pandora to the late Tony and Zella (Steele) Frantz. On Dec. 24, 1938, she married Stanley Niswander and he preceded her in death on Dec. 10, 2003.
Mary graduated from Pandora High School. She retired from Sears-Roebuck in Lima where she had been a division manager. Mary was a member of First United Methodist Church in Bluffton and past member of Grace United Methodist Church in Lima.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 30, 2017 - 3:21pm
Doris Dorothea Conrad, 91, died Jan. 26, 2017, at 4:50 p.m. at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton. Doris was born Oct. 16, 1925 in New Bremen to the late Ralph and Lillian (Lent) Dunifon. On Dec. 4, 1962, she married Herbert Conrad who preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 2008.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 25, 2017 - 2:51pm
Marvin L. Reigle, 85, died Jan. 25, 2017, at Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton. Marvin was born May 10, 1931, in Beaverdam, Ohio, to the late Marvin and Edna (Hermon) Reigle. On Feb. 4, 1955, he married Marilyn Auchmuty Reigle who survives.
Marvin was a carpenter and had worked for Steiner & Reichenbach Lumber in Bluffton. He was an active member of Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton. Marvin was an avid wood worker, enjoyed camping, fishing, attending tractor shows and spending time with his family. He was a graduate of Beaverdam High School.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 24, 2017 - 3:50pm
Ruth Elizabeth Wildermuth, 91, died Jan. 23, 2017, at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton. Ruth was born Aug. 22, 1925, in Allen County, Ohio, to the late Emmer and Florence (Cool) Bridges. On Oct. 28, 1945, she married Norbert Wildermuth who preceded her in death on March 16, 1996.
She was a 1943 graduate of Lafayette-Jackson High School. Ruth had worked at the City Loan and Lima Locomotive Works both in Lima. She later retired from Triplett Corporation in Bluffton.