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Obituaries

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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Jacki Ford

Jacki Ford

August 21, 1967 — July 4, 2014
Service: July 6, 2014

Jacki Ford, age 46 of Lima, died at 2:05 a.m., Friday, July 4, 2014 at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born August 21, 1967 in Lima, Ohio to William G. Ford, Sr. who survives in Kalida and Marilyn Louth Ladd who survives in Spencerville. Jacki had worked in the office at Nelson's Packaging. She belonged to a Thursday pool league, enjoyed motorcycles and participating in poker benefit runs, and camping and being around the bonfires. Her...

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Kirk A. Fritz

Kirk A. Fritz

August 12, 1952 — July 4, 2014
Service: July 12, 2014

Kirk A. Fritz of Perrysburg passed on Friday, July 4 at 10:17 pm; he was 61. He was born August 12, 1952 to the late Harold Richard and Mary Lou Lybarger Fritz. He married Judith L. Smith Nov. 2, 1991 and she survives in Perrysburg. Kirk was a department manager for Lowes, a sales associate for Bass Pro Shop and he was also a member of Perrysburg Alliance Church. Through his years, he had been a Boy Scout leader, little league coach and...

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Fawn L.  Purtee

Fawn L. Purtee

December 17, 1965 — July 3, 2014
Service: July 8, 2014

Fawn L. Purtee, age 48 of Alger formerly of Wapakoneta, died 3:55 a.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014 at University of Toledo Medical Center. She was born December 17, 1965 in Lima, Ohio to Richard E. and Naomi R. Morlock Carnes. Her mother survives in Wapakoneta. On July 10, 1997 she married Jim Purtee, who survives. Fawn was a homemaker who loved gardening and spoiling her children. She is also survived by children – Shelby Loraine Purtee,...

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