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Obituaries

Mary M. Green

Mary M. Green

November 27, 1925 — November 20, 2014
Service: November 25, 2014

Mary M. Green age 88, of Lima went home to be with her Lord at 8:20 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 20 at her home. She was born Nov. 27, 1925 in Chilocothe, OH to the late Elza and Clara Mae Hattery Carmean. She married Fred Spence Green July 3, 1945 and he preceded her in death Oct. 22, 1997. Mrs. Green had been a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, gardening singing church hymns and spoiling 4 generations of her family. She is survived by 14 children: ...

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Bill G. Knoch

Bill G. Knoch

November 19, 1933 — November 19, 2014
Service: November 23, 2014

Bill G. Knoch, age 81 of Uniopolis, died at 2:39 a.m., Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. He was born November 19, 1933 in Auglaize County; the son of the late Clay W. and Anna Catherine (Morris) Knoch. He married Audrey Evelyn Fox on August 7, 1954, who survives. Mr. Knoch was a retired truck driver with H.S. Davies, Scott Lad, and Roundy's, and was a member of the Crossroads Church of God. He is a U. S. Army...

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Steven Fike

Steven Fike

June 20, 1949 — November 18, 2014
Service: No Services

Steven Fike, age 65, of Lima Died Tuesday at this residence. He was born June 20, 1949 to Richard and Delores Fike. His father preceded him in death Nov. 22, 2012. Mr. Fike had worked for the Lima News delivering the sale inserts. Additional survivors include 2 brothers: Richard A. (Sue) Fike of Vero Beach, FL and Gregory (Laura) Fike of Cridersville, a sister: Deborah (Tom) McDiarmid of Fowlerville, MI and several nieces and nephews. ...

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Paul Arthur Leidel

Paul Arthur Leidel

— November 17, 2014
Service: November 20, 2014

Paul Arthur Leidel, passed away at St. Rita's Medical Center on November 17, 2014. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran who was awarded the Purple Heart. Following the war, he graduated from Kent State University and enjoyed a long career at the Caldwell and Bloor Pharmacy Company. He was a loving father and husband who loved God with all of his heart. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Mary Leidel whom he married on October 6,...

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Frances Jane Schenz

Frances Jane Schenz

March 12, 1929 — November 16, 2014
Service: November 19, 2014

Frances Jane Schenz, age 85 of Cridersville, died at 7:10 a.m., Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Cridersville Health Care. She was born March 12, 1929 in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late William Carl and Nellie Lucille Jones Sells. On October 31, 1948 she married Leonard Paul Schenz, who survives. Mrs. Schenz had worked for 20 years as a real estate agent and 10 years in the fashion retail business in the Lima area. She was also a member of St. John...

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Marvel Elizabeth Gulcher

Marvel Elizabeth Gulcher

November 12, 1921 — November 15, 2014
Service: November 20, 2014

Marvel Elizabeth "Betty" (Whitmer) Gulcher, age 93, died on 15 November 2014 in Lima, Ohio, at the Wyngate Senior Living Community. Betty was born 12 November 1921 in Youngstown, Ohio, to Albert Clifford Whitmer and Marvel Amelia Rachel Ann (Walklet) Whitmer. She moved with her parents to Nashville, Tennessee, for a couple of years, and finally to Columbus, Ohio, where she grew up. She graduated South High School in 1939 and Capital...

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Melvin E., Hiller

Melvin E., Hiller

October 26, 1938 — November 13, 2014
Service: November 19, 2014

Melvin E. Hiller, age 76, of Lima died 5:00 p.m., Thursday November 13 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born Oct. 26, 1938 in Courtright, Ontario to the late Wilbert Horatio and Gertie Louisa Ward Hiller. He married Karen Michael May 12, 1962 and she survives in Lima. Mr. Hiller served in the U.S. Navy during Korea and was a member of the American Legion and the V. F. W. He retired from the Ford Motor Company where he had been an...

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Paul R. Rapp

Paul R. Rapp

November 3, 1919 — November 10, 2014
Service: November 14, 2014

Paul R. Rapp, age 95 of Cridersville, died at 11:46 a.m., Monday, November 10, 2014 at Cridersville Health Care. He was born November 3, 1919 in Hardin County, Ohio; the son of the late John George and Myrtle Rado Dille Rapp. On September 18, 1941 he married Myrtle Lauretta Marquis, who died May 26, 2009. Mr. Rapp retired from Superior Coach Corporation where he received the twenty year, 1976 – 1996, Director Emeritus award. He was an U.S....

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Richard W. 'Bill' Wiswell

Richard W. 'Bill' Wiswell

October 1, 1941 — November 8, 2014
Service: November 13, 2014

Richard W. 'Bill' Wiswell, age 73, of Westminster died 6:38 a.m., Saturday Nov. 8 at his home. He was born Oct. 1, 1941 in Allen County to the late Oliver Milton and Gladys Marie Powell Wiswell. He married Liliane M. Losa who preceded him in death Nov. 2, 2003 and he married Ann Archer March 4, 2005 and she survives in Westminster. Bill had been and electrician and master plumber. He was a member of Westminster United Methodist Church, Sager...

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Walter W. "Bill" Harshman

Walter W. "Bill" Harshman

February 24, 1946 — November 6, 2014
Service: November 11, 2014

Walter W. "Bill" Harshman, age 68, of Cridersville died 12:55 p.m., at Otterbein-Cridersville. He was born to the late Walter M. and Ilo Della Winget Harshman Feb. 24, 1946 in Lima, Ohio. He married Janet Marie Casto Oct. 5, 1969 and she preceded him in death Sept. 15, 2000. Mr. Harshman had been a custodian with Shawnee Schools and was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church and Eagles Lodge, Aerie 691, he was a former member of...

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