April 16, 2014

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Harriet Badertscher funeral arrangements incomplete

Harriet Badertscher, 76 died April 25, 2013 at Willow Ridge - Frieda House in Bluffton.  Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.


Daryl Amstutz was a graduate of Mt. Cory High School

Daryl L. Amstutz, 85, died at 2:20 a.m. April 26, 2013, at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora.  He was born Aug. 1, 1927, in Orange Township, Bluffton to the late Samuel F. and Carrie Z. (Ewing) Amstutz. 

On July 1, 1945 he married Eileen M. Steiner and she survives.

Mr. Amstutz retired as an inspector at Lima Ford Engine Plant.  He was a member of Pandora United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Mt. Cory High School.


Elizabeth Burner 1933-2013

Elizabeth A. Burner, 79, of Findlay died at 7:42 a.m. April 24, 2013 at the Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. She was born Sept. 6, 1933, in Benton Ridge to Frederick and Georgia Bivin Hissong. On June 23, 1957 she married Dion “Bob” Burner and he preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2006.


Elizabeth Ann Burner funeral arrangements incomplete

Elizabeth Ann Burner, 79, died at 7:42 am April 24, 2013, at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora.  Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.


Margaret "Peg" Dukes, 1933-2013

Margaret “Peg” J. Dukes, 79, of Pandora, died in her home on April 23, 2013. She was born June 25, 1933, in Findlay, Ohio, to the late Daniel and Edna (Boalo) Fox. She married Richard D. Dukes on Nov. 21, 1954, who survives in Pandora.

She was a homemaker and a life-long member of Pleasant View United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for over 20 years.

Survivors include a son Richard L. (Donna) Dukes; daughters Beth (John) Lee, Dana Dukes-Norton (Brian), all of Pandora; and Judy Dukes, of Leipsic.


Joan Bemiller, 1940-2013

Joan L. Bemiller, 72, died at her home in Bluffton,on Monday, April 22, 2013. She had lived in Mansfield for over 47 years and recently moved to Bluffton.


Glen Blosser served on Van Buren Township trustees for 28 years

Glenn M. Blosser, 87, of Bluffton died at 1:30 a.m., April 22, 2013 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. He was born Oct. 26, 1925, in New Stark to Paul and Grace Hostetler Blosser. On March 19, 1955, he married Mary Rich and she survives.


John Sheidler was a Pandora High School graduate

John W. Sheidler, 92, died at 11:50 p.m. April 20, 2013 at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora.  He was born July 22, 1920, in Pandora to the late Ray and Pansy (Miller) Sheidler.  He married Eileen Baker and she preceded him in death.  He later married Marilyn Waltz Shoemaker and she survives in Pandora.

John was a farmer.  He was a member of the Pandora United Methodist Church.  He e was a graduate of Pandora High School.


Charles H. Kinsinger was a retired Bluffton businessman

Charles H. Kinsinger, 92, of Pandora, died at 3:30 p.m. at Hilty Memorial Home on April 19, 2013. He was born on Dec. 15, 1920, in Pandora to John and Fatima (Steiner) Kinsinger.  On Nov. 30, 1944 he married Treva J. Stauffer of Lima.  She survives in Pandora.


Harold Spallinger was retired from General Dynamics


Harold W. Spallinger, 86, of Pandora died at 3:20 p.m. April 12, 2013 at the Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. 

He was born Sept. 18, 1926 in Toledo to Hiram and Gladys Irene Doty Spallinger.  On Oct. 14, 1949, he married Rosalie Clifton and she survives. 

Mr. Spallinger retired from General Dynamics, Lima.