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Dorothy Beach was 1950 graduate of Arlington High School

Dorothy J. Beach, 88 of Jenera passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021. She was born on November 11, 1932 to the late Clarence C. and Pearl M. (Rettig) Rausch. Dorothy married Howard J. Beach on May 2, 1954 and he preceded her in death on December 17, 2018. 


Troy Warren Caskie worked for J & D Snyder Excavating

Troy Warren Caskie, 31, of Ada passed away September 6, 2021 at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. Troy was born October 11, 1989 in Bluffton to Dan and Renee (Moser) Caskie. On August 1, 2009 he married Jessie Melton Caskie.

Troy was a graduate of Cory-Rawson High School and worked for J & D Snyder Excavating, Bluffton. Troy was a member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Bluffton. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, golfing, playing corn hole and was a "Grill Master" in training. Troy was a family man whose greatest joy was spending time with his wife and family.


Betty Carol Glick was 1960 BHS graduate


Betty Carol Glick, 78, of rural Jenera, passed away at 3:10 p.m. on July 30, 2021, in her home of Parkinson's Disease.

Betty was born in Bluffton, Ohio on December 5, 1942 to Eldon P. and Ada H. (Hilty) Lugibihl. She graduated from Bluffton High School in 1960 and the Northwestern School of Commerce in Lima in 1961. She married Jerome C. Glick at Grace Mennonite Church, in Pandora, on November 28, 1965.


Dr Don Zimmerman DDS was 1960 BHS graduate

Donald (Don) L. Zimmerman D.D.S. 79, of Oak Harbor died peacefully after a long battle with cancer at Stein Hospice of Sandusky on August 18, 2021. He was born February 24,1942 in Bluffton, OH to Oliver and Avonelle Zimmerman. 


Glenna J. Marquart owned and operated Twin Lakes Campground

Glenna J. Marquart, age 95, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.

​She was born on February 10, 1926 in Bluffton, Ohio to the late Howard Swick and Mary Luginbuhl.  On August 17, 1946 Glenna married Robert H. Marquart and he preceded her in death in February of 2003.

​Glenna was the owner and operator of Twin Lakes Campground. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Evangelical Church, Jenera. She was a 1944 graduate of Bluffton High School.


Brion Lee Basinger was general manager of Applied Industrial Technologies

Brion Lee Basinger, 63, passed away September 1, 2021 at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born November 15, 1957 to the late Wallace and Mary Jo (Hitchcock) Basinger.  Following his mother’s death, he was raised by his father Wallace and Joan (Montgomery) Basinger. Brion married the love of his life and best friend, Elaine (Hilty) Basinger on June 9, 1979.