Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on November 11, 2014 - 5:10pm
A Celebration of Life service for Amy L. Dunbar who passed away October 30, 2014 will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Lima, 875 W. Market Street, Lima. The family will receive friends following the service. Arrangements are entrusted with Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on November 5, 2014 - 7:19pm
Ara Ellen Woolley, 95, of Rawson died November 4, 2014 at 5:35 a.m. at Bluffton Hospital. Ara was born November 17, 1918 in McGuffey to the late Charles and Annie Wilson Patterson. On June 27, 1937 she married Roy L. Woolley and he preceded her in death on April 5, 2000.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 31, 2014 - 10:07pm
Amy Lynn Dunbar, 52, died Oct. 30, 2014. She was born Jan. 23, 1962, in Lansing, Mich.
She was schooled in and around Detroit and furthered her education at Ohio State University, Lima. Amy was an avid animal lover and intrepid horsewoman. She was proud to be a female cross-country truck driver.
Survivors include her father, Henry Colin Dunbar of Bluffton; a daughter, Courtney Elizabeth (Andrew) Makin-Caudill of Defiance; a granddaughter, Autumn Leigh Caudill of Defiance, and a grandson, Logan Ray Caudill of Defiance.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 31, 2014 - 12:45pm
Jacqueline "Jackie" K. Diller, 66, died Oct. 30, 2014, at her residence. She was born Nov. 7, 1947, in Toledo to the late Don and Evelyn (Biede) Spilker. She married Daniel "Dan" J. Diller and he survives.
She was a registered nurse in the OB department of Bluffton Hospital. She was also a Licensed Massage Therapist She was a graduate of Lima Senior High School and Toledo School of Nursing.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 27, 2014 - 9:12pm
Becky Lynn Burns-Reed, 57, died at 4:08 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at Mt. Carmel St. Ann's Medical Center, Westerville.
she was born April 29, 1957 in Jamestown, N.Y., to the late A. Chester and Patricia Ann (Woods) Burns. On March 15, 1997, she married Gary L. Reed, who survives in Ada.
She was a 1975 graduate of Ada High School. She had attended Ohio Northern University, and received her Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from Middle Tennessee State University, and received her nursing degree from Owens Community College in Findlay.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 27, 2014 - 4:25pm
Gloria J. Neuenschwander, 83, of Beaverdam died 6:55 p.m. Oct. 26, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 14, 1931, in Beaverdam to the late Roy and Florence Walters Beemer. She married Allison Neuenschwander and he survives.
Shewas a homemaker and had worked at Marimor Industries and Moser Eggs. She was a member of the Beaverdam Church of Christ and was a graduate of Beaverdam High School.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 24, 2014 - 4:14pm
Marilyn Jean Waltz Shoemaker Sheidler, 85, died Oct. 20, 2014, at her residence in Pandora. She was born Jan. 10, 1929, in Mt. Cory to the late Levi and Ruth (Niswander) Waltz. She married Ralph Shoemaker who preceded her in death and later married John Sheidler who also preceded her in death.
She worked at Rusco Corp., Pandora, and also Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was a member of Pandora United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Mt. Cory High School.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 22, 2014 - 5:17pm
Donavon Jan Conrad died on Oct. 22, 2014, at his home in Findlay. He was born on April 28, 1938, in Bluffton to the late Donavon Burdette and Ruth Lucille (Dally) Conrad.
He is survived by his wife Leona of 53 years. He is also survived by his three children and their spouses; Jon Randall (Lorie) of Mountain View, Wy., Canda Sue (John) Rooney of Sedona, Ariz., and Michael Eric of Grand Blanc, Mich. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; his sister Sharon (Bill) Locke of Bluffton; nieces and a nephew.