Posted by Fred Steiner on October 17, 2016 - 12:53pm
Twylah Lavon Ludwig, 96, died Oct. 17, 2016, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. Twylah was born June 25, 1920, in Bairdstown, Ohio, to the late Arthur and Edna Pearl (Koons) Carnicom. On May 8, 1948, she married Frederick Ludwig who preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1975.
Twylah retired from Triplett Corporation, Bluffton after 38 years. She was a member of Bluffton Presbyterian Church. Twylah was a graduate of Bloomdale High School.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on October 11, 2016 - 7:12pm
BRADENTON, Fla. — David Eugene Burkholder, 76, died August 20, 2016, at Rudy's Agape House in Bradenton, Florida, where he was lovingly cared for by familiar staff as he battled with Alzheimer's Disease.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 10, 2016 - 6:43am
LouAnn Osborne of Columbus Grove, 79, died Oct. 7, 2016. LouAnn was born June 8, 1937, in Lima, Ohio, to the late Edwin and Marcellina (Haselman) Palte. She married Donald Osborne who preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 2012.
Survivors include daughters Amy (Paul) Shoppell of Van Wert, and Anne Osborne of Columbus Grove; a son, Donald Osborne of Columbus Grove; a grandson, Joseph Shoppell; a granddaughter, Marcy Shoppell; a sister, Rita Plaugher of Harrod; a brother, William (Nancy) Palte, and a sister-in-law Doris Palte.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 30, 2016 - 4:46pm
Betty H. Stucky, 84, died Sept. 30, 2016, at 7:45 a.m. at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. Betty was born July 18, 1932 in Glendale, Calif., to the late John and Elizabeth (VanderGiessen) Wolmerstett. On Jan. 25, 1951, she married Kenneth Stucky who preceded her in death on July 16, 2011.
Betty was a homemaker and pastor's wife.
Survivors include three daughters, Dotty (Jim) Leightner of Pandora, Sherry (Dave) Krohn of Pandora, Sue (Scott) Lehman of Pandora; nine grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
Memorial service Saturday at First Mennonite Church
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 27, 2016 - 3:01pm
Gregg J. Luginbuhl, 67, of Bluffton died the morning of Sept. 26, 2016, at St. Rita’s Inpatient Hospice in Lima, Ohio. He was born Jan. 20, 1949, in Bluffton to Darvin and Evelyn (Johnson) Luginbuhl. On Nov. 3, 1977, he married Karen Nelson and she survives.
Gregg was professor of art and chair of the art department at Bluffton University for 30 years before his retirement in 2014 when he was named professor emeritus. Prior to coming to Bluffton, Gregg taught at the University of Findlay for eight years.