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Nolan Younkman was a United Methodist pastor

Nolan Rolf Younkman, 88, of Punta Gorda, Florida and formerly of Lafayette, Ohio,died Dec. 14, 2017, at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Florida. 

Nolan is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary; his son, Dale; his daughter-in-law, Peggy; his granddaughter, Ashley and her husband, Matthew.

He was born on July 1, 1929, near Lafayette, Ohio, to Dale and Alma (Carey) Younkman. His sister, Roberta Jean, four years his elder, died on June 7, 2000.  He was raised by his paternal grandparents, Francis Guy and Erdie May Younkman. 


Rameshwar P. Vohra was born in India in 1930

Rameshwar P. Vohra, 87, died Dec. 13, 2017, at 9:09 p.m. at his residence. 

Ramesh was born Jan. 30, 1930, in Lylapur, India, to the late Pheraya Lal and Leeladevi Vohra who preceded him in death. He was raised by his father and step-mother Dayawanti Prakash Vohra. On June 2, 1956, he married Sunita Rani Vohra who preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 2016.

Rameshwar worked as an engineer in communications and signal machines. He later became a businessman in jewelry and furniture and then retired in 1990. 


Nolan Younkman funeral arrangements incomplete

Nolan R. Younkman, 88 of Punta Gorda, Florida, and formerly of Lafayette, Ohio, died Dec. 14, 2017, at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Florida.  Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services in Bluffton.


Rosalie Rakosky, 1920 -2017

Rosalie Rakosky, 97, died at Norwalk Memorial Home in Norwalk on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017.

Born April 23, 1920, in Columbus, Ohio, to the late Harry and Alice (nee Kathary) Barnes.  She graduated from Bluffton High School in 1938 and attended Bluffton College for 2 years and North Western School of Commerce for 1 year.  


Stephanie Jeanne Koch 1968 - 2017

Stephanie Jeanne Koch, 49, died Dec. 1, 2017, at Lima Memorial Health System.  Stephanie was born April 23, 1968, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Steven and Jeannette (Dickson) Hajdler.  On March 13, 1993, she married Richard Koch who survives.

Stephanie graduated from Lima Senior High School. Stephanie was an active member of the Lima Community Church, enjoyed gardening, the outdoors, arts and crafts and cooking and baking. 


Dr. Avila, M.D., was an anesthesiologist at Bluffton Hospital

James Ybanez Avila M.D., 65, died November 26, 2017 at his residence in Bluffton.  James was born May 3, 1952, in Cebu City, Philippines, to the late Nemesio and Mary (Ybanez) Avila.  On Aug. 20, 2004 he married Rebecca Utt and she survives.

James was an anesthesiologist at Bluffton Hospital, New Horizons Surgery Center in Marion and Shelby Hospital. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bluffton and enjoyed golfing, growing roses and spending time with his family.