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Tyson Alan Sherick 1979 - 2018

Tyson Alan Sherick, 38, died on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.  Tyson was born Sept. 17, 1979, in Toledo, Ohio, to John "Jack"" and Rhonda (Wolf) Sherick.  On June 24, 2006, he married Michelle (Routzon) Sherick who survives.

Tyson graduated from McComb High School and was employed by Roki America in Findlay. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and spending time with his family.


Funeral arrangements incomplete for Tyson Alan Sherick

 Tyson Alan Sherick, 38, of Rawson, died on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Arrangements are pending with Chiles- Laman Funeral & Cremation Service, Bluffton.


Phyllis Campbell 1941 - 2018

Phyllis J. Campbell, 76, formerly of Findlay, died on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at the Hilty Home, Pandora.

She was born on June 17, 1941, in Findlay to the late James A. and Virginia D. (Ricketts) Baughman. On Dec. 9, 1962 she married Darwin G. Campbell and he preceded her in death on July 22, 2010.


Jeffrey Lynn Augsburger 1953-2018

Jeffrey Lynn Augsburger, 64, died Jan. 8, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay.  Jeffrey was born Oct. 11, 1953, in Lima to Donivan and Peggy (Eckenwiler) Augsburger. 

Jeffrey graduated from Lake Shore High School in St. Clair Shores, Michigan.  He attended the University of Michigan and Bowling Green State University and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bluffton.  Jeffrey had been a restaurant manager at several restaurants in the area.  He enjoyed assembling models and was a history buff.


Bretty Hauenstein was a member of Bluffton Senior Citizens

Betty Hauenstein, 93 died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at 7:24 p.m. at the Mennonite Memorial Home if Bluffton.

She was born on March 24, 1924, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Samuel and Marie Anna (Bastardi) Meringleo who preceded her in death.

On March 25, 1944 ,she married C. Wayne Hauenstein and he died on April 15, 1987.

Betty retired from Ohio Northern University where she worked in the maintenance department. She was a member of the Ada VFW Post #9381 Women's Auxiliary. Betty enjoyed Polka dancing. She was a member of the Senior Citizens Center of Bluffton.


Memorial service Jan. 28 for Betty Klassen

1955 Bluffton College graduate

Betty Shantz Klassen, 86, died  on Oct. 23, 2017.  Betty was born in Comins Township, Michigan, to Ernest and Letha Shantz.  She grew up in Fairview, Michigan, and worked in her family’s creamery and restaurant businesses from a young age. 

Betty received her Bachelor‘s in Social Work from Bluffton College in 1955. Once her children were in school she earned her Bachelor’s in Education from Kent State University in 1971 and a Master’s from Northern Arizona University in 1985.