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November 28, 2021

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Linda McCoy was critical care educator for Blanchard Valley Hospital

Linda Kay McCoy, 71, passed away November 25, 2021 at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.  Linda was born February 26, 1950 in Sioux Center, Iowa to the late Gerrit and Kathleen (Van Royan) Rozeboom. On June 19, 1971 she married Richard McCoy.


Lin Rumer taught elementary school

Linda "Lin" R. (Obenour) Rumer, 73, passed away unexpectedly November 23, 2021 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. She was born February 22, 1948 in Bradenton, Florida.  Linda married the love of her life Daniel F. Rumer who preceded her in death on July 26, 2010.  

Lin attended Elida High School and graduated from Bluffton College with an education degree.  She taught elementary school at Shawnee Maplewood and Ada.  In her spare time, she enjoyed quilting, crafting and gardening. Lin was a member of multiple quilting clubs and also the Bluffton Presbyterian Church.  


Funeral arrangements for Linda Rumer are pending

Linda “Lin” Rumer, 73 passed away unexpectedly on November 23, 2021 at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. 

Arrangements are pending at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton. 


Alice Marie Epley worked at Bluffton Hospital

Alice Marie Epley, 80, passed away November 16, 2021 at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay.  Alice was born September 6, 1941 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Myron and Lena (Shank) Brenneman. On July 20, 1963 she married Darrel Alvin Epley who preceded her in death on December 13, 2013.  


Kathleen Mikkelsen graveside service November 18

A Graveside Service for Kathleen Mikkelsen will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Maple Grove Cemetery, Bluffton, with William Herr officiating.

Kathleen passed away on October 31, 2021.  Arrangements are under the direction of Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.


Gladys E. Simmons worked at Bally Case and Cooler

Gladys E. Simmons, 95, of Bluffton, Ohio and formerly of Bally, Pennsylvania, passed away on November 14, 2021 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Gladys was born October 25, 1926 in Kitchener, Ontario to the late Howard and Estella (Snyder) Weber. On July 1, 1950 she married Richard Simmons who preceded her in death on August 9, 2004.