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Mary C Mason

Mary C Mason

July 4, 1950 — September 18, 2016
Service: September 24, 2016

Mary C. Mason, age 66 of Van Wert, formerly of Kent, died at 6:57 p.m., Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Vancrest Care Center of Van Wert. She was born July 4, 1950 in Huntington, WV to the late G. Harry and Lillian Frances Hager Wright. On September 19, 1969 she married Jerry Lee Mason, who survives in Van Wert. Mrs. Mason was a homemaker, enjoyed watching football, especially the Browns and the Bills, collecting Coca Cola items, scrapbooking,...

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Bruce A. Mortimer

Bruce A. Mortimer

October 12, 1952 — September 18, 2016
Service: September 23, 2016

Bruce A. Mortimer, age 63 of Cridersville, died at 4:40 a.m., Sunday, September 18, 2016 in the Intensive Care Unit of St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born October 12, 1952 in Allen County, Ohio to the late Edgar L. Mortimer and Mary Irene Marshall Mortimer Huber. He married Marsha N. Winemiller, who survives in Cridersville. Bruce was a retired district manager with the Lima News. Survivors also include 2 sons - Joshua D. (Teresa)...

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Ruth Elenor Ormsby

Ruth Elenor Ormsby

November 25, 1932 — September 17, 2016
Service: September 22, 2016

Ruth Elenor Ormsby, age 83 of Cridersville, died at 1:01 a.m, Saturday, September 17, 2016 at St. Rita's Medical Center, inpatient hospice unit. She was born November 25, 1932 in North Reading, MA to the late Donald and Alice Arnett. In 1956 she married Jerry Jay Ormsby, who survives. Survivors also include 3 sons - Rickie Jay Ormsby, Brian Jay Ormsby, Aaron Jay Ormsby; 2 grandchildren - Jesica and Erica; 3 great grandchildren, and 1 sister....

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Edwin E. Downing

Edwin E. Downing

September 21, 1919 — September 16, 2016
Service: September 21, 2016

Edwin E. Downing, age 96 of Lima, died at 12:30 p.m., Friday, September 16, 2016 at Lost Creek Care Center following a couple year battle with bone cancer. He was born September 21, 1919 in Rockport, Hardin County, Ohio; to the late Harry L. and Lulu M. Neu Downing. On June 22, 1941 he married Mildred I. Hanes who died March 22, 2009. Mr. Downing retired from Clark Equipment Company and was a member of St. Lukes Lutheran Church. His hobbies...

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Jeanne Marie Lott Reeder

Jeanne Marie Lott Reeder

July 16, 1954 — September 7, 2016
Service: September 24, 2016

Jeanne Marie Lott-Reeder age 62, of Lima died after a long courageous battle. She was born July 16, 1954 in Lima to the late Robert Chilton and Roseanna Gordon Lott. Jean had been a homemaker and loved BINGO and doing puzzles, both jigsaw and crossword. She truly loved spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include 3 children Rose Ann (Rich) Ogle, Shawn Allen Lott and Bobbie Jo Lott all of Lima, 6 grandchildren: James E. Lott, Cory...

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John 'Lil John'  Dungan

John 'Lil John' Dungan

April 24, 1964 — September 4, 2016
Service: No Services

John W. 'Lil John' Dungan, age 52 of Lima, died at 7:03p.m., Sunday, September 4, 2016 at Lima, Memorial Health Care. He was born April 24, 1964 in Lima, Ohio to the late Billie Emerson and Joyce Ann (Davis) Dungan. On June 20, 1996 he married Angel Lee Tippie, who survives. Mr. Dungan was a painter and a member of the Iron Brotherhood Motorcycle Club. Other survivors include a son - Trevor Kohlhorst of Lima; a daughter - Mercedes Mosser...

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Phyllis Juanita Jeanne Conway

Phyllis Juanita Jeanne Conway

April 14, 1925 — September 2, 2016
Service: September 10, 2016

On September 2, 2016 at 6:17 p.m., this beautiful soul danced her way to heaven. Phyllis Juanita Jeanne Hofmann Conway was born in Lima, Ohio on April 14, 1925 to the late Frederick John Hofmann and Eva Chloe LeViness Hofmann. On December 21, 1949 she married Robert Stanley Conway who preceded her in death in 1987. Phyllis' greatest joy was dancing and singing. She loved big band music, Elvis Presley, and country music the most, along with...

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Jackie Fitzgerald

Jackie Fitzgerald

December 10, 1943 — August 24, 2016
Service: No Services

Jacqueline Sue 'Jackie' Fitzgerald, age 72 of Lima, died at 6:47 p.m., Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at her residence with her sons by her side after a courageous battle with cancer. Jackie was born December 10th, 1943 in Auglaize County, Ohio to the late George and Betty Reed Market. Jackie was a graduate of Shawnee High School, working in her early years at The Lima News where she met her husband John E. 'Jack' Fitzgerald. Jackie was an avid...

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Sara Jane Crump

Sara Jane Crump

June 9, 1959 — August 23, 2016
Service: August 27, 2016

Sara Jane Grothause Crump, age 57 of Maplewood, Ohio, died Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. She was born on June 9, 1959 in Lima, Ohio to Jacob C. Hawk and Eileen Wallen Hawk Foust, who survives in Kalida. She was preceded in death by her father and her step-father, Harold E. Foust, Sr.. On May 27, 2000, she married Raymond C. Crump, who survives in Maplewood. Sara was a 1978 graduate of Bath High...

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Kyle Edward Beckett, Jr.

Kyle Edward Beckett, Jr.

February 17, 1958 — August 21, 2016
Service: August 29, 2016

Kyle Edward 'Ed' Beckett, Jr., age 58 of Lima, died at 11:32 a.m., Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Lost Creek Care Center. He was born February 17, 1958 in Lima, Ohio. His father, Kyle Edward Beckett, Sr. preceded him in death. His parents Phillip and Doris Pummell Orpurt survive in Lima. Ed had worked at J.M. Sealt Company and was a 1976 graduate of Bath High School. He was a big sports fan, cheering on Ohio, especially the Cleveland Browns,...

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