Obituaries

Posted on April 23, 2014

Marion L. DeBolt, 81

Marion L. DeBolt, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away April 20, 2014. He was born July 25, 1932, the son of Homer and Clara Linn DeBolt. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a graduate of...

Posted on April 23, 2014

Ted Collins, 72

“Gone from our eyes but not our hearts.” Teddy “Ted” Joe Collins, 72, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014. Born in Bluffton March 29, 1942, he was the son of John S. and Ida Hunnicutt Collins. Ted graduated from...

Posted on April 23, 2014

Donald Rosie, 96

Donald Rosie, 96, died Sunday, April 20, 2014. He was born Oct. 21, 1917, to Donald Rosie and Agnes Gardner Rosie in Amherst, Ohio. The family moved to Toledo in 1925, where he graduated from Waite High School in...

Posted on April 23, 2014

Joyce E. Frantz, 70

Joyce E. Frantz, 70, of Liberty Center, passed away at 11:51 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Joyce was born April 26, 1943, in Wells County to Charley and Esther (Yager) Meyer. She...

Posted on April 22, 2014

Rev. Paul R. Hunteman, 92

The Hunteman family celebrated a bittersweet Easter this year. Rev. Paul R. Hunteman, suffered a massive stroke and passed away peacefully on Saturday evening surrounded by his loving family.  In his son’s Easter...

Posted on April 22, 2014

Roberta L. Price, 91

Roberta Lucille Price, 91, died April 20, 2014, at her family home place in rural Bluffton. Roberta was born Nov. 8, 1922, to Harvey T. Inskeep and Viva Lucille Lesh Inskeep. Her only sibling, brother D. Bruce...

Posted on April 22, 2014

James Leonard Jamison, 82

James Leonard Jamison, 82, of Warren, passed away at 10:37 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1931, in Wells County, the son of Revi W. and Mary M. Gaiser...

Posted on April 22, 2014

Louise D. West, 75

Louise D. West, 75, of Bluffton, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne. She was born June 28, 1938, in Wells County to Andrew and Mildred Davidson Bertsch-Graft. She married Donald L....

Posted on April 22, 2014

Joyce E. Frantz, 70

Arrangements are pending at Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home for Joyce E. Frantz, 70, who died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Posted on April 22, 2014

Ted J. Collins, 72

Ted J. Collins, 72, formerly of Bluffton, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his home in Lexington, S.C., after an extended illness.

Posted on April 22, 2014

Donald Rosie, 96

Arrangements are pending at Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home for Donald Rosie, 96, who died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at River Terrace Estates in Bluffton.

Posted on April 21, 2014

Danny E. McDirmit,

Danny E. McDirmit was born in 1948 in Anderson, and he moved to Montpelier in 1953.  He then spent 2006 through 2014 in Davenport, Fla.  He married Cynthia (Ruble) McDirmit on June 30, 1967 and had three children:...

Posted on April 21, 2014

James Jamison, 82

Arrangements are pending at the Glancy-H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, Warren, for James Leonard Jamison, 82, of Warren. Mr. Jamison died Friday at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Posted on April 19, 2014

Richard L. Wasson, 88

Richard L. Wasson, 88, of Decatur, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital. Richard was born March 4, 1926, in Bluffton, to Laverne W.  Wasson and Vada B. Woodward Wasson. He married Juanita J....

Posted on April 19, 2014

Robert W. “Bo” Osborn, 64

Robert W. “Bo” Osborn, 64, of Bluffton, died at 3:05 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Meadowvale facility in Bluffton. Bo was a truck driver for Ruan Transport, working there for...

Posted on April 16, 2014

Adam Saldana, 30

Adam Wayne Saldana, 30, of Marion and formerly of Montpelier, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at his residence in Marion. He was born April 15, 1983, in Denver, Colo., to Ed Saldana and Tamara Foreman Saldana. He...

Posted on April 15, 2014

Helen ‘Betty’ Kurtz, 97

Helen “Betty” Kurtz, 97, of Liberty Center, passed away at 1:20 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at her residence in Liberty Center surrounded by her family. Betty was born May 3, 1916, in Liberty Center to Chase O....

Posted on April 15, 2014

Richard ‘Dino’ Shaw, 67

Richard Deane “Dino” Shaw, 67, of rural Bluffton passed away at 2:25 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family. Deane was born June 13, 1946, in Bluffton to Robert and Mary Wenger Shaw....

Posted on April 15, 2014

Jane S. Hiatt, 84

A graveside memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, in the Fairview Cemetery for Jane S. Hiatt, 84, who passed away Jan. 31, 2014. She was the widow of Thomas L. Hiatt. She was also a Bluffton...

Posted on April 14, 2014

Ella Marie Hendrickson, 86

Ella Marie Hendrickson, 86, Huntington, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation, Huntington.    Mrs. Hendrickson was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Huntington, to Kirby and Mary...

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