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Obituaries

Joshua  Jordan Hefner

Joshua Jordan Hefner

May 9, 1992 — May 20, 2016
Service: May 24, 2016

Joshua J. Hefner, age 24 of Lima, passed Friday, May 20, 2016 in Lima. He was born May 9, 1992 in Lima, Ohio to Jason L. Hefner of Wapakoneta and Wendy D. Furr Agozzino of Lima. On August 2, 2013 he married Brianne Kay Elizabeth Mathewson, who survives. Joshua worked at Wilson Sporting Goods in Ada and enjoyed fishing. He loved time spent with his children and dog, Marley. Survivors also include his father and step mother – Jason L. ...

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Jessica  Wireman Buka

Jessica Wireman Buka

June 14, 1981 — May 19, 2016
Service: June 4, 2016

Jessica Wireman Buka, age 34, of Harrod died 8:58 p.m., Thursday, May 19 at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born June 14, 1981 in Lima to Kenny L. and Linda C. Alexander Wireman, surviving in Harrod. She married Kleres Teddy Buka July 1, 2010 and he survives in Harrod. Jessica had been an ambassador for Life Line of Ohio and New York, having received multiple transplants herself. Jessica's passion was speaking to groups to bring awareness to...

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Robert W. Mayer

Robert W. Mayer

November 6, 1932 — May 16, 2016
Service: May 20, 2016

Robert W. Mayer, age 83 long time commissioner of Allen County went home to be with the Lord at 9:28 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2016, at his home near Lima. He was born in Shawnee Township November 6, 1932 to the late William D. and Mary Elizabeth Loyer Mayer. On November 25, 1956 he married Barbara Reichenbach and she survives. He was a Shawnee High School graduate, a US Army Veteran, and Shawnee Township Trustee for 7 years. Bob had many...

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David H. McNeil

David H. McNeil

June 18, 1964 — May 13, 2016
Service: May 19, 2016

David H. McNeil, age 51, of Lima died 12:34 a.m., Friday, May 13, 2016 at his residence. He was born June 18, 1964 in Grundy, Virginia to Harold Winfred and Inis A. Layne McNeil. His father preceded him in death November 20, 2011 and mother survives in Lima. David had been a truck driver for 28 years driving for Bonnie Baking Company and then Ernst Concrete. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and comedian, able to make anyone and everyone...

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Art Kohli

Art Kohli

September 11, 1943 — May 12, 2016
Service: May 15, 2016

Art Kohli, age 72 of Wapakoneta, died at 10:56 p.m., May 12, 2016 at Wapak Manor with family by his side. He was born September 11, 1943 in Lima, Ohio; to the late Burl and Mary Scott Kohli. Art was an estimator and owner of Tri State Flooring and Ceiling. His hobbies included fishing, golfing, motorcycling,traveling and having a fun time with friends. He loved his animals and playing cards with good friends Knox and Joanne Maney. He was...

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Theda Kay Sharp

Theda Kay Sharp

February 17, 1942 — May 5, 2016
Service: May 9, 2016

Theda Kay Sharp, aged 74, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 10:20 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 2016 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. She was born February 17, 1942 in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, to the late Russell Binkley and late Clara C. Binkley of Lancaster, Ohio. On September 5, 1982, she married Gene S. Sharp, who survives in Wapakoneta. She is also survived by a daughter, R. Christine Flora, Beth A. Riley of San Diego, CA; a son,...

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Barbara J Ruck

Barbara J Ruck

January 14, 1933 — May 2, 2016
Service: May 6, 2016

Barbara J. Ruck age 83 of Wapakoneta, passed at 9:28 p.m., Monday, May 2, 2016 at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born January 14, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio to the late James T. and Mabel Johnson Shaw. Mrs. Ruck retired from Koneta Rubber Company. She is survived by a son - David E. Ruck of Wapakoneta; a daughter - Nancy Pierce of Garden City Beach, SC; and a grandson - Daniel E. Ruck. Funeral services will begin 4:00 p.m., Friday, May 5,...

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Jacqueline S. 'Jackie' Burden

Jacqueline S. 'Jackie' Burden

April 12, 1948 — April 29, 2016
Service: May 3, 2016

Jacqueline S. "Jackie" Burden age 68, of Ada and formerly of Waynesfield died 6:10 p.m., Friday April 29, 2016 at University of Toledo Medical Center. She was born April 12, 1948 in Kenton, Ohio to the late James and Gladys Pate. She married Kerry Burden April 8, 1988, and he survives in Ada. Jackie enjoyed doing crafts, making quilts and baking. She had been a beautician and then a storekeeper at Oakwood Correctional. Additional survivors...

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Victoria L. 'Vicky' Valenti

Victoria L. 'Vicky' Valenti

October 19, 1954 — April 29, 2016
Service: May 6, 2016

Victoria L. 'Vicky' Valenti age, 61, of Lima died 5:05 a.m. Friday April 29, 2016 at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born Oct. 19, 1954 in Lima to the late Robert Eugene and Martha J. Wheeler Valenti. She was previously married to James R. From who survives in Lafayette. Vicky had been a homemaker and a member of St. Gerard's Parrish. Survivors include a daughter Heather L. (Phil) Vermillion of Lima, 2 grandchildren: Hunter and Haley...

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LaVon Truesdale

LaVon Truesdale

September 21, 1924 — April 27, 2016
Service: May 1, 2016

LaVon Truesdale, age 91, of Cridersville passed peacefully Wed. April 27, 2016 at 11:36 p.m. at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born Sept. 21, 1924 in Rossburg, Ohio to William and Bessie Bigham Hiestand. She married Roy Truesdale Aug. 10, 1983 and he survives in Cridersville. LaVon was previously married to Wayne Johnson who died in 1984. LaVon attended Harvest Baptist Church and enjoyed cooking, baking and working in the yard caring for...

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