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Obituaries

Clyde L. Sellers

Clyde L. Sellers

May 30, 1921 — July 26, 2014
Service: July 30, 2014

Clyde L. Sellers age 93, of Lima died 5:15 p.m., Saturday July 26 at Lima Convalescent Home. He was born May 30, 1921 to the late Grover C. 'Buzz' and Addie Myrtle Sellers. He married Dorothy Dell Huffers April 13, 1941 and she preceded him in death June 25, 2003. Mr. Sellers retired from Standard Oil in 1983 where he had been a part of the Maintenance Department. He had served in the U. S. Army during WW II and was a member of VFW Post 1275...

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Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

April 1, 1941 — July 23, 2014
Service: July 25, 2014

Jacqueline "Jackie" Robinson, age 73 of Lima, died at 12:55 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Lima Manor Nursing Home. She was born April 1, 1941 in Lima, Ohio; to the late John Adams and Lorene Schwinnen Jay. On July 4, 1959 she married Donald Lee Robinson who preceded her in death on April 1, 1985. Mrs. Robinson retired from J.C. Penney's store. She graduated from Lima South High School , a member of the Lima Baptist Temple, and had a great...

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Ida R. Smith

Ida R. Smith

April 3, 1929 — July 23, 2014
Service: July 25, 2014

Ida R. Smith went home to be with the Lord on July 23 at 4:10 p.m.. She was born April 3, 1929 to Arthur and Gwendolyn Lesh Smith. She has a brother Jim that survives in Lima and a sister Kathryn Ogle of Kokomo, IN. Ida is preceded in death by a brother Clifford Smith and 2 sisters: Dorothy Ervin and Barbara Miller. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, great; great great and great great great nieces and nephews and a very special...

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Janette K. Slygh

Janette K. Slygh

November 16, 1959 — July 18, 2014
Service: July 20, 2014

Janette K. Slygh age 54, of Cridersville died 5:44 a.m., Friday July 18, 2014 at her residence. She was born Nov. 16, 1959 in Lima to the late Edward and Patricia Cavanaugh Helmig. She married Wilbur Slygh May 14, 1983 and he survives in Cridersville. Mrs. Slygh had been a manager for St. Johns Drive Thru. She loved bowling and spending time with grandkids, watching Sprint car racing and spending time around the water. Additional survivors...

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Freda A. Henry

Freda A. Henry

June 22, 1924 — July 13, 2014
Service: July 18, 2014

Freda A. Henry, age 90 of Lima, died 2:03 a.m., Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Otterbein-Cridersville. She was born June 22, 1924 in Auglaize County, Ohio; to the late Elbert E. and Ressie A. Burden Davis. On October 31, 1942 she married John E. Henry who died January 25, 2012. Mrs. Henry was a homemaker and a member of the Gardendale Church of God in Lima. She enjoyed gardening and family activities. She is survived by a son – Daniel J. 'Dan'...

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Robert L. "Bob" Orpurt

Robert L. "Bob" Orpurt

May 22, 1950 — July 13, 2014
Service: July 18, 2014

Robert L. "Bob" Orpurt, 64, died July 13, 2014 at Camp Robin Rogers, where he served as director of the weekend camp for handicapped adults. He was born May 22, 1950 in Peru, Indiana to William and Betty Orpurt who preceded him in death. He attended Lima City School, graduating in 1968. Robert then attended the branch, majoring in early childhood education and worked in many nursing homes and facilities for handicapped, including ARC of Allen...

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Opal L. Miller

Opal L. Miller

August 22, 1915 — July 11, 2014
Service: July 16, 2014

Opal L. Miller, age 98 of Cridersville, died 5:30 p.m., Friday, July 11, 2014 at Cridersville Health Care. She was born August 22, 1915 in Auglaize County, Ohio; the daughter of the late Isaac and Louise Schlenker Mowery. On April 8, 1937 she married Elbert Merle Miller, who died July 8, 2000. Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ. She was a member of the St. Johns Grange #2520, past master of the...

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Naeko Ikehara Walker

Naeko Ikehara Walker

June 17, 1934 — July 9, 2014
Service: July 19, 2014

Naeko Ikehara Walker age 80, died at her residence in Harrod, Ohio, July 9, 2014. She was born in Naha, Okinwa on June 17, 1934 to Gensei and Naeko Ikehara, who preceded her in death. She was married to Charles Donald "Don" Walker who preceded her in death on November 12, 2012. Naeko attended Crosspoint Community Church. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and her grandchildren. Survivors include 1 son John R. (Kristi) Walker of Harrod, Ohio, 2...

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David Lee Davis

David Lee Davis

September 30, 1943 — July 8, 2014
Service: No Services

David Lee Davis died on July 8, 2014. He was born on September 30, 1943 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin to Edward Guy Davis and Edith Beryl (Holtz) Davis, both of who preceded him in death. David is survived by his wife, Barbara, and their two children (and spouses): Mark Edward Guy Davis (Elizabeth) and Michele Lee Davis Welsh (Stephen), and David's four grandchildren: Macmannus David Lee Davis, Quinnlan Edward Davis, Ian David Welsh and Declan...

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Edwin K. Merriman

Edwin K. Merriman

March 19, 1938 — July 7, 2014
Service: July 10, 2014

Edwin K. 'Ed' Merriman, age 76 of Lima, died at 7:50 a.m., Monday, July 7, 2014 at Lima Manor. He was born March 19, 1938 in Lima, Ohio; to the late Russell D. and Blanche M. Ritter Merriman. Mr. Merriman retired from Scot Lad Foods where he had been high lift operator. He is survived by 2 daughters – Kelly A. Ward of Lima and Amy J. Cox of Florida. He was preceded in death by a sister – Patricia Curry and a brother – Roger...

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