Posted by Fred Steiner on February 27, 2016 - 4:45pm
Mary Allene Core Geiger, 89, of Pandora died at 7:15 pm Feb. 26, 2016, at the Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. Mary was born Sept. 3, 1926 in Pleasant Township in Putnam County to the late Raymond V. Core and Eva Esther (Smith) Core. On Dec.15, 1945 she married Francis C. Geiger who survives.
She grew up on a farm near Columbus Grove and graduated from Columbus Grove High School in 1944.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 24, 2016 - 7:15pm
Marcele (Marci) Reichenbach Kohli died Feb. 22, 2016, at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Dr. Paul “Gene” Kohli.
Surviving are her two daughters, Candace (Richard) Deubner and Karis (Paul) Wickensimer; four grandchildren, Heidi (Matthew) Kliewer, Derek (Diana) Deubner, Kami (Wesley) Carr, Grant (Susan) Wickensimer; and six great-grandchilren, Haley and Hadden Kliewer, Jake and Olivia Deubner, Charlton and Sullivan Carr.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 22, 2016 - 5:41pm
Burl J. “Jerry” Moyer, 86, of Pandora died at 11 p.m., Feb. 21, 2016 at the Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. Jerry was born June 6, 1929,in Findlay to Burl J. Moyer and Ruth West Moyer. On June 13, 1965 he married Delores Hanna and she survives.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 19, 2016 - 10:00pm
William Elton “Bill” Shackelford, Sr., 66, died Jan. 31, 2016, at his residence in Las Vegas, Nev. Bill was born Aug. 17, 1949, in Bluffton to the late Ralph and Elvira Gress Shackelford.
Bill retired from the U.S. Army in 1988 after 20 years where he had served in Viet Nam and then became a recruiter. He had also worked in auto sales in Marietta, Ga., from 1990 – 1992 and 14 years in Las Vegas working at McCarran Airport for Huntleigh Corp. as a driver. Bill graduated from Cory-Rawson High School in 1967 where he played on the undefeated football team in 1966.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 19, 2016 - 9:55pm
Betty Jo Hughes Carmean, 92, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at 9:40 p.m. at her residence in Lima, Ohio.
She was born on Sept. 25, 1923, in Lima, Ohio, to Rush and Ruth (Gossard) Hughes who preceded her in death. On Dec. 5, 1945, she married Eugene Carmean, Sr., who preceded her in death on March 8, 1979.
Betty Jo was a homemaker. She previously worked at Lima Manor Nursing Home. She was a member of the Lima First Assembly of God Church.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 16, 2016 - 9:56pm
Mildred “Millie” Tenney Triplehorn, 82, Gallipolis, Ohio, died at her residence Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The daughter of the late Troy and Floy (Light) Tenney, she was born Sept. 20, 1933, in Upshur County, West Virginia. She married John Triplehorn June 4, 1954, in Bluffton, Ohio, who survives. Millie was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Gallipolis.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 13, 2016 - 1:33pm
Rita M. Maroscher, 62, of Uhrichsville, died Thursday, Feb, 11, 2016, in the home of her sister, Carmen Maurer, in Dover.
Born May 30, 1953, in Columbus, she was a daughter of Bruno Maroscher of
Bluffton, and the late Martha Jane McNaughton Maroscher. Rita attended school
in Bluffton, and began her career working at the family's business, Bruno's
I.G.A. in Beaverdam. She went on to be employed by Food Lion grocery stores as a meat cutter, and later retired as market manager. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 9, 2016 - 9:33pm
Josephine Melvina Cheney, 85, died Feb. 9, 2016, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Josephine was born Aug. 7, 1930 in Beaverdam to the late Thomas and Gertrude (Meeks) White. In December 1946, she married Earl K. Cheney Sr. who preceded her in death in July 2001.
Josephine had worked in the laundry department at Richland Manor. She had also worked at ExCello-Airfoil Textron and Triplett Corp., both of Bluffton. She attended Rockport United Methodist Church.