Wilmena L. Bigelow, 83, of Bluffton died April 27, 2015, at 7:36 p.m. at her residence. She was born Sept. 28, 1931, in Haviland to Clifford and Margerie Bartels Kent who preceded her in death.
She was a nurses aid and had worked at Helping Hands, St, Rita's Medical Center and Shawnee Manor. She was a member of the Orioles # 173 and Eagles # 370 both of Lima and the Tri-County Family Assembly of God, Bluffton.
Dorothy Banks Robinson, 90, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born on Sept. 3, 1924 in Warren, the daughter of the late Russell and Agnes Klingemier Banks.
Following her graduation from Champion High School as the class valedictorian, she worked for several years at the Champion High School and subsequently the Union Savings and Trust Co.
Don Robert Luginbuhl, 58, died April 9, 2015 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born June 20, 1956, in Bluffton to Robert and Allene (Stuber) Luginbuhl who preceded him in death. On Sept. 26, 1987, he married Denise (Thompson) Luginbuhl and she survives.
Nancy Jane Dyer, 107, died April 2, 2015, at 5:19 p.m. at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.
She was born March 6, 1908, in Middlecreek, Ky., to George and Mary Tennessee (Prater) England who preceded her in death. On April 20, 1929, she married Gladys "Glad" Dyer who preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1978.
Robert "Bob" W. Housh, 84, died at 7:45 a.m. March 31, 2015, at his residence.He was born Oct. 5, 1930, in LaMoure, N.D., to the late Charles and Dorothy (Witt) Housh. On Dec. 7, 1962, he married Gloria (Bruse) Housh who survives.
James E. Edie of Pandora, Ohio, died March 24, 2015, at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.
He was the son of Don C. and Betty J. (Weber) Edie both of whom are deceased. He is survived by a son, James Paul Edie of Clyde; two grandchildren, Kayla A. Edie of Wauseon and Elijah J. Edie of New Bremen.
He is also survived by his companion Joyce Lynch of Tiffin, his former spouse, Pauline Kinsinger Edie Watts of Lima and sisters: Bonnie L. Bruhn of Indianapolis, Ind., and Sandra K. (Duane) Nusbaum of Southern Pines, N.C.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on March 29, 2015 - 9:16pm
Gail Allen Benroth died March 19 after complications from multiple strokes and a battle with pneumonia. He was born October 29, 1942. He married Joan Ball (Williams) in 1970 and they were married for 26 years.
He served four years in the US Air Force as a jet engine mechanic before attending college at Utah State University where he earned a degree in social work and elementary education.