Bart H. Steiner, 54, of Sentinel Road, Lake Placid, N.Y., died at his home Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Mr. Steiner was born Feb. 17, 1961, in Buffton. He was the son of Walter and Betsy (Zuercher) Steiner.
He was a graduate of Pandora-Gilboa High School, class of 1979. He was employed by Socar Corporation and was also employed by Bigelow Glass Inc., Findlay. After moving to Lake Placid, he had worked at Lake Placid Rental and Supply.
Rodney W. Fruchey, 58, died May 13, 2015, in Bluffton after a battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 26, 1957 in Bluffton to the late Robert and Clara (Parthemore) Fruchey. On April 25, 2009, he married Sandra Foster and she survives in Bellefontaine.
Rodney was an independent over-the-road truck driver logging nearly two million miles. He attended Kenton High School.
Robert "Bob" J. Cheney, 58 died May 11, 2015, at his residence as a result of a farming accident. He was born May 23, 1956, in Bluffton to Willis and Carol (Montgomery) Cheney.
He was a graduate of Cory-Rawson High School and was a lifetime farmer. He also co-owned and operated Cheney Brothers, Inc., Bluffton with his brothers. He had also worked at Ex-Cello/Purepak for many years.
A graveside service for former pastor of First United Methodist Church, Bluffton, Rev. James B. Heininger, 90, of Granville, were held May 1, 2015 at Maplewood Cemetery in Spencerville with full military honors.
McPeek-Hoekstra Funeral Home, 133 S. Prospect St., Granville, handled the arrangements.
A memorial service celebrating the life of Rev. Heininger was May at Centenary United Methodist Church, Granville with Rev. Stephen J. Cramer as celebrant.
Brenda L. Kohli, 57, died May 9, 2015, at 8:45 a.m. at Richland Manor, Bluffton. She was born Oct. 26, 1957, in Bluffton to the late Theodore "Ted" and Shirley (Weyer) Kohli.
She had most recently worked as an inserter for the Findlay Publishing Company. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Bluffton. She was a musician and song writer where she played at numerous coffee shops. She attended Bluffton High School.
Mary Lou Blosser, 81, died May 4, 2015, at 2:57 a.m. at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. She was born Aug. 29, 1933, in Findlay. She was raised by the late Edgar and Maude (Pore) Marquart. On June 15, 1952 she married Marlin Blosser who preceded her in death on March 18, 2001.
Mary Lou was a homemaker. Shewas a graduate of Arlington High School.
Nelsy Herbert died April 29, 2015. She was born Jan. 9, 1926, in Clarksburg, W.V. She was the only child of Delbert and Virginia Hovey, both deceased. She graduated from Clarksburg High School and attended Moore University of Art in Philadelphia, until she met and married Vernon D. Herbert, Jr.
They married on May 25, 1946, after Vernon completed a tour with the Army. Nelsy was a homemaker and mother.