Posted by Reema Bazzy on December 15, 2012 - 8:29pm
David A. Gibbs, 69 of Rawson died at 2:54 a.m., Dec. 15, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
He was born June 11, 1943 in Bluffton to Albert and Helen (Habegger) Gibbs. On March 19, 1961 he married Carol Foltz and she survives.
He retired from Roppe Rubber Corp., Fostoria as a truck and shuttle driver and was also a farmer. He was a member of Moose Lodge #698, Findlay, the Liars Club and the Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association. He was the owner of Gibbs RV Park, Indian Lake.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 8, 2012 - 9:40pm
Dottie Anderson Shelton died on Dec. 8, 2012, at the Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton, Ohio, where she had resided for several weeks. The daughter of Jesse and Pearl Guin Anderson, she was born on Jan. 7, 1926, in Columbus Grove. In 2004, Dottie married Lloyd Shelton of Bowling Green, who died on June 26, 2012.
Posted by Reema Bazzy on December 7, 2012 - 3:07pm
Helen M. Andrews, 87 died at 12:35 PM at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. She was born January 6, 1925 in Elm Grove, West Virginia to Thomas and Katherine (Daughtery) Shaw. On April 22, 1951 she married Harold E. Andrews and he survives.
Posted by Reema Bazzy on December 6, 2012 - 2:14pm
Rev. Robert Paul Avers, 79, husband of Joanne, recently of Bluffton, Ohio, died surrounded by his family, at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012.
Rev. Avers was born on July 18, 1933 in Cleveland to the now deceased Paul H. and Melba L. (Zerger) Avers. He graduated from Clyde High School in 1951; Capital University in 1955; and the Evangelical Lutheran Theological Seminary, Columbus in 1959. He was ordained in the presence of his home congregation of St. Paul Lutheran Church , Clyde in June 1959.
Posted by Reema Bazzy on December 2, 2012 - 8:47pm
Annabelle M. Reese, age 90, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at 3:50 am at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.
She was born on March 2, 1922 in Hardin County, Ohio to Leslie and Hazel (Weber) Smith and they preceded her in death. On Oct. 20, 1940 she married Otas W. Reese and he preceded her in death on March 2, 2006.
Annabelle was a homemaker and she previously worked as a waitress for 25 years at Marriott Foods at Ohio Northern University, Ada. She was a member of the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church of Ada and a member of the United Methodist Women of the Church.