I just want to thank all of the staff...for being so supportive and helpful to me, beginning with the pre-need contract for Mom and continuing all through her funeral...

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Obituaries

Kyle Edward Beckett, Jr.

Kyle Edward Beckett, Jr.

February 17, 1958 — August 21, 2016
Service: August 29, 2016

Kyle Edward 'Ed' Beckett, Jr., age 58 of Lima, died at 11:32 a.m., Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Lost Creek Care Center. He was born February 17, 1958 in Lima, Ohio. His father, Kyle Edward Beckett, Sr. preceded him in death. His parents Phillip and Doris Pummell Orpurt survive in Lima. Ed had worked at J.M. Sealt Company and was a 1976 graduate of Bath High School. He was a big sports fan, cheering on Ohio, especially the Cleveland Browns,...

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Jerry L. Sadler

Jerry L. Sadler

January 29, 1948 — August 10, 2016
Service: August 15, 2016

Jerry L. Sadler age 68, of Wapakoneta died peacefully 10:30 p.m., Wednesday Aug. 10, 2016 at Auglaize Acres. He was born Jan. 29, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Victor Sadler, Jr. and Marie A. Wellman Sadler. Jerry had been a longtime employee of Airstream where he had been an assembler. He enjoyed relaxing with the TV and listening to good old rock like the Beatles and Jerry Garcia. Survivors include a brother Gary (Jean Ann) Sadler...

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Thomas S. Cain

Thomas S. Cain

June 9, 1934 — August 9, 2016
Service: No Services

Thomas S. 'TC' Cain, age 82 passed away at 2:01 a.m., August 9, 2016 at his home. Tom fought a long, hard battle with both cancer and COPD, yet in the end, the diseases won. Linda Balson, the love of his life, full time care taker and partner of more than 26 years was by his side through it all. Tom was born June 9, 1934 in Lima to Irven O. Cain and Anna Mae (Thomas) Cain, who preceded him in death. Tom graduated from South High School in...

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Jane E. Tippie

Jane E. Tippie

December 17, 1964 — August 9, 2016
Service: August 13, 2016

Jane E. Tippie, age 51 of Wapakoneta, died at 12:35 p.m., Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at Lima Memorial Health System, after a life long battle of kidney and heart disease. She was born December 17, 1964 in Lima, Ohio to Robert Schroer Sr.and Dolly Ruck. Her father and step mother, Robert and Navada survive in Wapakoneta and her mother, Dolly preceded her in death. She was a 1983 graduate of Wapakoneta High School. She was a devoted mother, always...

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David D. "Sledge" Edgington

David D. "Sledge" Edgington

November 9, 1956 — August 7, 2016
Service: August 11, 2016

David D. 'Sledge" Edgington age 59, of Harrod passed away at 11:10 p.m., Sunday Aug. 7 surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born to Richard K. and Elaine Martin Edgington, his father survives in Wapak. He was raised by the late Harold and Marceil Rhodes. Dave had been a welder fabricator for Spallinger Millwright Services and was a resident of Sun Valley Campgrounds. He enjoyed spending time with family, gardening and...

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Kathleen 'Kathy' Brown

Kathleen 'Kathy' Brown

September 13, 1945 — August 6, 2016
Service: August 11, 2016

Kathleen Ann 'Kathy' Brown, age 70 of Waynesfield, died 7:17 p.m., August 6, 2016 at Lima Memorial Hospital Emergency Room. She was born September 13, 1945 in Lima, Ohio to the late Richard 'Dick' and Evelyn Mechling Unger. She married David Lee Brown, who survives in Waynesfield. Mrs. Brown was a homemaker and a member of the Waynesfield United Methodist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, flowers, gardening and especially her dog Lady. ...

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Leo F Scott

Leo F Scott

February 29, 1924 — August 4, 2016
Service: August 8, 2016

Leo F. Scott age 92, of Cridersville died 7:57 a.m., Thursday Aug. 4 at Otterbein-Cridersville. He was born Feb. 29, 1924 in Kenton to the late Millard R. and Marie L. Anderson Scott. He married Mildred Mae McClain June 8, 1947 and she preceded him in death Aug. 31, 1991. Leo had served in the Army Air Corp during WW II. He had been a carpenter at the Lima Refinery and also an insurance agent with Nationwide Insurance. He was a long time...

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Sam L. Jackson

Sam L. Jackson

April 10, 1965 — August 1, 2016
Service: August 5, 2016

Sam L. Jackson, age 51 of rural Wapakoneta, died at 5:52 a.m., Monday, August 1, 2016 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born April 10, 1965 in Lima, Ohio to Dale L. and Mary J. Marlatt Jackson. His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Wapakoneta. Sam was an independent monument engraver who formerly worked with Woodlawn Monuments. He loved to spend time with his two daughters who he was very proud of. His hobbies...

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Sharon P Myers

Sharon P Myers

September 7, 1942 — July 30, 2016
Service: August 2, 2016

Sharon P. Myers age 73, of Cridersville, died 6:40 p.m., Saturday July 30, 2016 at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born September 7, 1942 in Lima to the late Emmitt and Mary Sneary Taylor and was raised by the late Eladean and Edward Taylor. Sharon had been a cashier at BP and was a member of American Legion Auxilary, Lima, the Moose, Lima and the Eagles in Wapakoneta. Survivors include children: Stephen (Karen) Myers of Wapak, George ...

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John J. Altenburger

John J. Altenburger

November 20, 1922 — July 28, 2016
Service: August 5, 2016

John J. Altenburger, 93, of Wapakoneta died 9:35 a.m., Thursday July 28 at the Wapakoneta Manor. He was born Nov. 20, 1922 in Auglaize County to the late John Joseph and Leona Miller Altenburger. His war bride Winnie Altenburger survives here in Wapak and he later married Beverly Joyce Hahn and she preceded him in death. Prior to the war John was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps. John had served in multiple theaters during WW II in...

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