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Obituaries

Roger L. Sunderland

Roger L. Sunderland

September 9, 1939 — April 14, 2014
Service: April 17, 2014

Roger L. Sunderland, age 74, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:11 a.m., Monday, April 14, 2014 at his home surrounded by is family. He was born in Lima, Ohio, September 9, 1939 to Martin Jacob and Minnie E. Brown Sunderland; both parents preceded him in death. On June 10, 1961 he married Dolores A. Gierhart, who survives in Wapakoneta. Mr. Sunderland was retired from Teledyne- Ohio Steel. He enjoyed music, spending time in his garage, and with his...

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Kenneth J. Casemier

July 3, 1925 — April 7, 2014
Service: Services Pending

Kenneth J. Casemier, age 88, of Elida, Ohio, formerly of Petoskey, Michigan, passed away April 7, 2014 at Shawnee Manor, Lima. Mr. Casemier was born July 3, 1925 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Kenneth was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church of Elida, Ohio. He Served in the Merchant Marines during WWII. He is surived by Sister Marilyn (Al) Doseman of Holland, MI; 3 sons Curt (Shirley) Casemier, of Petoskey, MI, Steve Casemier of...

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Richard Dana Gesler, Jr.

October 17, 1929 — April 6, 2014
Service: April 10, 2014

Richard Dana Gesler, Jr., age 84 of Lima and formerly of Wapakoneta, died 9:54 a.m., Sunday, April 6, 2014 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born October 17, 1929 in Uniopolis, Auglaize County, Ohio; to the late Richard Dana Gesler, Sr. and Lucile Jeanette Metzger Gesler. Mr. Gesler was a retired electrical engineer. He graduated in 1949 from Blume High School. He then went to serve in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War where he was a...

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Mike E. Cope

Mike E. Cope

December 30, 1956 — March 29, 2014
Service: April 5, 2014

Mike E. Cope age 57, of Cridersville died Sat. March 29 at his residence. He was born Dec. 30, 1956 in Lima to Daniel H. and Icie Irene Fickle Cope who preceded him in death. Mr. Cope was a member of VFW Post 1275 and American Legion Post 96. He served in both the U. S. Army and Navy. Survivors include his former wife Margaret Mullins Cope of Cridersville, son Joe Cope of Cridersville, daughter: Christina Cope of Allegane, MI, 3...

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Ned A. Mowery

Ned A. Mowery

February 26, 1929 — March 27, 2014
Service: March 31, 2014

Ned A. Mowery age 85 of Cridersville, died 9:50 a.m., Thursday, March 27, 2014 at his residence. He was born February 26, 1929 to Ruhie Edward and Margaret 'Dutch' Viola Baumgardner Mowery; both parents preceded him in death. On May 12, 1950 he married Jeanne Ann Harshe who survives in Cridersville. Mr. Mowery was a realtor and a barber and was the owner of the former Mowery Real Estate, and Mowery's Barber Shop; he was a member of the West...

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Phyllis V. Bannan

Phyllis V. Bannan

September 21, 1925 — March 25, 2014
Service: March 29, 2014

Phyllis V. Bannan, age 88, of Lima, died 11:11 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born September 21, 1925 to Eugene and Beula Mink Coon; both parents preceded her in death. On February 19, 1966 she married George W. Bannan who preceded her in death on August 2, 2010. Phyllis was a cashier supervisor at K-Mart. She enjoyed reading and following politics. She is survived by a son James (Suzie) Bannan of Englewood,...

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Isaiah Daniel Kennedy

March 16, 2014 — March 16, 2014
Service: No Services

Isaiah Daniel Kennedy age 1 hour 4 minutes, died 4:14 a.m., Sunday March 16 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born 3:10 a.m. March 16 to Daniel and Karla Doyle Kennedy, JR. He is survived by his sister Riley Lou Kennedy of Lima and his grandparents. Private family services were held and burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Janet M. LaVallee

December 19, 1934 — March 16, 2014
Service: March 21, 2014

Janet M. LaVallee, age 79 of Lima, Ohio, died Sunday, March 16, 2014 at her residence. She was born December 19, 1934 in Shirley, Indiana to Cleo and Esther (Hoover) Davisson. She married Ivan L. LaVallee on July 4, 1952 and he preceded her in death on April 2, 2000. Janet was a homemaker and bus driver for Allen East Schools. She was a longtime organist and pianist at Rousculp Church of Christ. Survivors include 5 children: David H. ...

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Kathryn M. VanDyke

Kathryn M. VanDyke

February 3, 1913 — March 11, 2014
Service: No Services

Kathryn Mae VanDyke age 101 of Bluffton died 6:58 a.m., Tuesday, March 11 at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born Feb. 3, 1913 in North Lima, Ohio to Jonas and Laura Longanecker Horst. She married Russell Pine June 30, 1938 and he preceded her in death Feb. 28, 1975. She married John VanDyke in 1990 and he preceded her in death 1999. Kathryn had been a teacher in the Columbiana Area. She was a longtime member of Zion Hill Church...

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Harold E. Vermillion

Harold E. Vermillion

July 30, 1929 — March 9, 2014
Service: March 14, 2014

Harold E. Vermillion, age 84 of Lima, died at 11:55 a.m., Sunday, March 9, 2014 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born July 30, 1929 in Lima, Ohio; the son of the late Ralph Virgil and Mary Catherine Welbaum Vermillion. He married Velva C. Potter, who died February 8, 2013. Mr. Vermillion worked as a supervisor for 33 years with the Easter Tire Company in Lima. He retired in 1997 as the maintenance supervisor with the City of Lima Police...

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