Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on January 11, 2016 - 8:35pm
Pamela M. Magill, 67, died Jan. 7, 2016 at her residence. Pamela was born Oct. 29, 1948, in Lima to the late Theodore and Virginia (Shaner) DeRose. In 1968, she married Hobe Magill who preceded her in death in 2000.
Pamela was a licensed practical nurse most recently at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Florida.
Survivors include a son, J.C. Magill of Sarasota, Fla., and her nieces and nephews.
Pamela was also preceded in death by a brother, LeRoy Rolston; and two sisters, Lula F. Ciminillo and Carolyn Rolston-Collar.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 4, 2016 - 3:50pm
Nettie Mae Ferrall, 93, died Jan. 2, 2016 at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, where she had been a resident. Nettie was born March 15, 1922, in Pandora to the late Homer and Ella (Badertscher) Basinger.
She graduated from Pandora High School and was a graduate of The Ohio State University with a nursing degree in 1946. On Aug. 28, 1949 she married Rex W. Ferrall who preceded her in death on Dec. 3, 2010, after 61 years of marriage.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 29, 2015 - 12:44pm
Christina E. Detwiler, 90, died Dec. 25, 2015, at Willow Ridge in Bluffton.
Christina was born on April 6, 1925, in Columbiana County, Ohio, a daughter of Lester W. and Mary (Ziegler) Detwiler. She previously resided at Parkside Health Care Center in Columbiana. She attended First Mennonite Church in Bluffton, and also Marimor MRDD Seniors in Lima.
Christina is survived by a sister Joyce (Donald) Hostetler of Bluffton, and a brother Willard (Patricia) Detwiler of Prescott, Ariz., and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 29, 2015 - 8:27am
Robert Stanford Kreider died on Dec. 27, 2015, at his home in North Newton, Kansas.
Robert was born Jan. 2, 1919, in Sterling, Illinois, son of Amos and Stella (Shoemaker) Kreider. In 1921, the family moved to Goshen, Indiana, and in 1926 to Bluffton, Ohio. In 1929, Robert was baptized in the First Mennonite Church, Bluffton.
In 1935, the family relocated to Newton, Kansas, and Robert entered Bethel College where he earned a B.A. in History. In 1941, Robert earned an M.A. in Social Ethics from the University of Chicago Divinity School.