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Obituaries

Edith A. Miller

Edith A. Miller

June 23, 1930 — February 22, 2015
Service: February 26, 2015

Edith A. Miller, age 84 of Cridersville, died at 10:40 p.m., Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Cridersville Health Care. She was born June 23, 1930 in Defiance Township, Ohio; the daughter of the late William E. and Edith M. Minge Chilcote. On November 2, 1946 she married Edward E. Miller, who died January 3, 2014. Mrs. Miller retired as head cashier from Pangles Grocery. She was a member of Forest Park United Methodist Church. She belonged to...

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Ronald N. McClung

Ronald N. McClung

November 15, 1937 — February 19, 2015
Service: No Services

Ronald N. McClung, 77, of Lima died Feb. 19, at 2:19 p.m. at home surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 15, 1937 to the late Herman B. and Blanche M. Layman McClung. Ronnie married his high school sweetheart, Ruth Ann Keyes, Dec. 27, 1959 in Clarksburg, WV after an 8 year courtship. They just celebrated their 55th anniversary. Ron was a veteran, serving in the National Guard and Army. He was a tank commander receiving many medals in...

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Edward Thomas Donley

Edward Thomas Donley

August 29, 1950 — February 16, 2015
Service: No Services

Edward "Ed" Thomas Donley age 64, of Lima died 2:40 p.m. Monday at his residence. He was born August 29, 1950 in Wheeling, West Virginia to Elwood Edward and Mildred Brown Donley, his father is deceased and his mother resides in St. Clairsville, OH. He married Patricia "Pattie" Irwin November 27, 1971 and she survives in Lima. Edward had been a fork lift operator for General Dynamics where he worked for 35 years. He was a member of the U.A.W...

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Harvey L. Hefner

Harvey L. Hefner

October 16, 1924 — February 11, 2015
Service: February 14, 2015

Harvey L. Hefner age 90, of Cridersville died 12:20 a.m. Wednesday at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born Oct. 16, 1924 in Perry Twp., Allen County to the late Arthur and Elizabeth Mowery Hefner. He married Flogean O. 'Jean' Sellers June 1, 1947 and she survives in Cridersville. Harvey had been the owner operator of Hefner Service Center in Lima and was a life member of V. F. W. Post 1275. He had served in the U. S. Army during WW II. He...

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Oletha E. McRitchie

Oletha E. McRitchie

October 19, 1915 — February 8, 2015
Service: February 13, 2015

Oletha E. McRitchie age 99, of Lima died 6:14 p.m., at Lima Memorial Health Systems. She was born Oct. 19, 1915 in Allen County to the late Charles David and Ethel A. Smith Ritchie. She married Frank R. McRitchie Sept. 29, 1935 and he preceded her in death Oct. 22, 1998. Mrs. McRitchie had worked at Greggs for 32 years and been a docent at the Allen County Museum for 10. She was a member of Southside Christian Church and Order of Eastern Star...

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Arven  L. Spence

Arven L. Spence

March 16, 1933 — February 8, 2015
Service: No Services

Arven L. Spence, age 81 of Rushsylvania, died at 7:20 a.m., Sunday, February 8, 2015 at his home after a brief illness. He was born March 16, 1933 in McComb, Ohio to the late Samuel O. and Mabel J. Pfoust Spence. He was formerly married to Mary Lynn Kopp Spence Hunt, who is deceased and then on April 27, 1972 he married Emma Skidmore Schrader. He is survived by children - Michael W. (Mary) Spence of Rushsylvania; Herbert D. (Arica) Schrader...

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Nan B. Shade

Nan B. Shade

April 22, 1931 — February 7, 2015
Service: February 14, 2015

Nan B. Shade age 83, of Delphos, died 8:45 a.m. Feb. 7 at Brookdale Place, Englewood. She was born April 22, 1931 in Cecil, OH to the late Robert F. and Erma Martin Barnhard. She married Merlin E. Shade Aug. 19, 1951 and he preceded her in death Sept. 20, 2013. Mrs. Shade had been a teacher with Delphos Public Schools and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Delphos. She graduated from Pioneer High School, received her Bachelors from...

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Thomas 'Ted' Wilson

Thomas 'Ted' Wilson

September 16, 1938 — February 7, 2015
Service: No Services

Thomas T. 'Ted' Wilson, age 76 of Cridersville, died at 8:28 p.m., Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Kindred of Lima. He had suffered with COPD and Emphysema for several years, and it finally took his life. He was born September 16, 1938 in New Boston, Ohio; the son of the late Thomas Alexander Wilson and Georgia Edna Throckmorton Wilson Arick. On June 26th, 2013 he married his best friend and companion of 18 years, Joyce Wittler Knippen in Las...

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Marie Catherine Carter

Marie Catherine Carter

October 5, 1926 — February 6, 2015
Service: February 10, 2015

Marie Catherine Carter, age 88 of rural Wapakoneta, died at 6:59 p.m., Friday, February 6, 2015 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. She was born October 5, 1926 in Timberville, Virginia; the daughter of the late Odes Oren and Vesta Murl Wine Lam. On March 20, 1948 she married Ira Homer Carter, who died June 22, 1992. After graduating high school, Marie went to work as a clerk with the FBI. She then married and became a proud farmwife. She...

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Lori Lee Coulter

Lori Lee Coulter

April 6, 1966 — January 31, 2015
Service: February 5, 2015

Lori Lee Coulter age 48, of Wapak, died 1:17 a.m., Sat. at Lima Memorial ER. She was born April 6, 1966 in Lima to Fredric James and Linda Carol Wilson Wheeler. She married Gary Coulter who survives in Wapak. Lori had been a self-employed cake decorator who had also worked at a few bakeries, including Dave's Market in Cridersville. She was very involved in boy scouts for her sons and was a passionate den mother for her boys. She was also very...

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