A. Keith Moyer, 87, of Bluffton died at 7:52 p.m. March 7, 2015 at Bluffton Hospital. He was born Feb. 13, 1928, in Bluffton to the late Floyd and Alice Steiner Moyer. On Nov. 22, 1952 he married Harriett Burkhart and she survives.
He was a retired professor and assistant director of student housing a the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was a member of the English Lutheran Church, Bluffton.
N. LaVonne Sommer, 100, of Pandora, died at 10:08 a.m. March 6, 2015 at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. She was born Sept. 20, 1914, in McComb to Walter A. and Tressa Rader Otto. On Sept. 26, 1936 she married James D. Sommer and he preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 1982.
She co-owned and operated Sommer Motor Sales in Pandora. She was a member of Pandora United Methodist Church and a graduate of Rawson High School.
Robert H. Green, 93, of Rockport died at 10 p.m., March 3, 2015, at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Robert was born April 8, 1921, in Toledo to Leonard and Hazel Brown Green. On Dec. 24, 1946, he married Ruth Freet who preceded him in death on Oct. 1, 2012.
Robert retired after 41 years from Westinghouse, Lima, where he was a supervisor. He was a member of the Rockport United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 96, Lima. He was a graduate of Beaverdam High School.
Posted by Anne Pannabecke... on March 2, 2015 - 2:36pm
Rev. Howard J. Landes, 82, died at the Inn at Amethyst on Feb. 26, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda M. Landes, and his children and their families, Bruce and Roxanne Landes of Phoenix Ariz., Dean and Monica, Logan and his wife Lydia and Taylor Landes of Fountaintown Ind., and Alan and Vicki, Tiffany, Cassie and Joshua Landes of Niagara Falls, N.Y. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Landes, and grandson, Andrew Landes.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 27, 2015 - 9:11pm
Betty J. Hauenstein, 87, of Bluffton died at 11:10 p.m. Feb. 26, 2015, at Willow Ridge, Bluffton. She was born June 13, 1927 in Columbus Grove to the late Wilbur and Edna Glancy Risser. On Aug. 14, 1947 she married Ellis B. Hauenstein who preceded her in death on March 15, 2011.
She was a homemaker and had previously worked at Stratton Greenhouse.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 25, 2015 - 3:15pm
Ralph C. Rammel, 92, of Bluffton died at 6:43 p.m. Feb. 24, 2015, at Bluffton Hospital. He was born Dec. 25, 1922, in Ft. Recovery to the late John and Clara Homan Rammel. On Feb. 14, 1947 he married Geneva Blaksley who preceded him in death on April 24, 1990.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 23, 2015 - 4:14pm
Peter Michael Mueller, 24, of Ottoville died Feb. 21, 2015, at Bluffton Hospital. He was born May 16, 1990, in Rhinebeck, N.Y. He is survived by his mother, Cindy Diller Mueller of Bluffton, his father Rev. Richard Mueller and stepmother Mrs. Lorraine Studt- Mueller of Daphne, Ala., a brother, Abram (Miles Romney) Mueller of Honolulu, Hi., maternal grandparents, Theodore and Joan Diller of Bluffton, and paternal grandmother, Anna Christ of Arnold, Mo. He was preceded in death by a paternal step grandfather, Clarence Christ.