Posted by Fred Steiner on December 21, 2015 - 8:29am
Charles Sherman Kissling, 88, died Dec. 20, 2015, at 10:30 a.m., Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Charles was born Sept. 24, 1927 in McGuffey to Lacy and Ilo (Good) Kissling who preceded him in death. On Feb. 12, 1950 he married Marian Dirmeyer Kissling who survives.
Charles retired from the United Telephone Company where he was a lineman. He was a member of the Pleasant View Church of the Brethren, Lima. He was a graduate of McGuffey High School. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 20, 2015 - 3:01pm
Margie Charlene Geiger, 80, died Dec. 18, 2015, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.
Margie was born Dec. 15, 1935, in Riley Township, Putnam County, Ohio, to Alvan and Mary Christina (Lora) Basinger who preceded her in death. On March 21, 1954, she married Merrel Dwight Geiger who preceded her in death on July 16, 1990.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 18, 2015 - 3:51pm
Lloyd "Walt" Early, 93, of Jenera, died on Thursday at the Good Samaritan Home in Arlington. Walt was born on Aug., 7, 1922 in Allen County to the late Schuyler C. and Josephine L. (Bundy) Early. He was married to Marilyn W. Betz, Marjory E. Robbins and Betty A. VanDeventer and they all have preceded him in death.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 17, 2015 - 9:30am
Sandra Lee (Diller) Rinnert died on Dec. 14, 2015. The daughter of Silas and Ruth (Greding) Diller was born in Bluffton, Ohio, on Nov. 30, 1942. She graduated from Bluffton High School and Bluffton College in Elementary Education.
Sandy taught elementary school for many years. She retired from Waterville Elementary in the Anthony Wayne School District in 200.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 13, 2015 - 7:21pm
Wayne E. Welch, 75, of Mt. Cory died 5:10 a.m. Dec. 12, 2015 at Bridge Hospice, Findlay. Wayne was born May 28, 1940, in Putnam County to the late Mearl E. and Elleen M. Campbell Welch. On July 18, 1970 he married Deborah Walters and she survives.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 11, 2015 - 4:15pm
Catherine Elizabeth "Libby" Schmenk, 86, died Dec. 11, 2015, at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. Libby was born Jan. 6, 1929 in Bluffton to the late Dave and Ethel (Owens) Fisher. On Sept. 27, 1952, she married Leo T. Schmenk who preceded her in death on April 21, 1986.
Libby was a homemaker. She had also worked at Triplett Corporation, Bluffton. Libby was an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bluffton. She was a 1946 graduate of Pandora High School.