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Harold Eugene von Stein was a member of the Hancock County Ag hall of fame

A life-long farmer, he served on many agriculture-related boards

Harold Eugene von Stein, 82, of Jenera, Ohio, died on May 9, 2018, at 9:05 a.m. at his residence.

He was born on April 15, 1936, to the late Harley and Frieda (Marquart) von Stein. On Feb.23, 1958, he married Deloros Mae Bormuth at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, with whom he recently celebrated 60 years of marriage, and she survives in rural Jenera.


Theodore Diller was a tomato farmer

And antique vehicle restorer

Theodore "Ted" Marvin Diller, 88, died May 8, 2018, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Ted was born Nov. 17, 1929, in Allen County, Ohio to the late Archie and Velma (Miller) Diller. On February 19, 1954, he married Joan VanMeter Diller who survives in Bluffton.

Ted was a graduate of Pandora High School, attended Bluffton College and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.  Ted was a member of Grace Mennonite Church in Pandora and past member of the Rufus Putnam Masonic Lodge in Columbus Grove.  


Rev. Charles Warren was pastor emeritus at Ebenezer Mennonite

He and his wife were in the mission field in India for 39 years

Rev. Charles E.  Warren, 96, of Bluffton, died May 6, 2018, at his daughter's residence in Pekin, Illinois.  Charles was born Sept. 4, 1921, in Pana, Illinois to the late Zed McNarry and Jennie (Read) Warren. On Oct. 14, 1944 he married Anita Steiner Warren who preceded him in death on June 11, 2002.

Charles was a graduate of Pana High School in Pana, Illinois, Wheaton College and also earned a Master's Degree in Theology at Wheaton Graduate Department, The Orlinda Childs Pierce Memorial School of Theology. 


Funeral arrangements incomplete for Rev. Charles Warren

Rev. Charles E. Warren, 96 of Bluffton died May 6, 2018 at his daughter’s residence in Pekin, Illinois.  Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.


Darrell D. Howell was a former Union Township trustee

Darrell D. Howell, 65, died May 2, 2018, in Union Township, Hancock County, Ohio.  Darrell was born May 15, 1952, in Bluffton to the late Herbert and Edna (Cupples) Howell. 

Darrell graduated from Cory-Rawson High School where he was a member of the 1969 state champion football team. He was a farmer and mechanic at Gene Stevens in Findlay.  Darrell was a member of Mt. Cory United Methodist Church and the Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association. He was a former Union Township trustee and former member of the Mt. Cory Fire Department.


Renee Reichenbach 1942-2018

Renee Elizabeth Reichenbach, formerly known as Richard Eugene Reichenbach, 76, formerly of Bluffton, died May 2, 2018 at her home in Columbus.  Renee was born April 2, 1942 in Bluffton, Ohio, to Ulysses and Virginia (Basinger) Reichenbach who preceded her in death. On Aug. 14, 1965, Richard married Ann M. Schafer and they were divorced. Ann survives in Ada, Ohio.