Obituaries

07/03/1964

- 06/22/2024

07/03/1964 - 06/22/2024

Lima, Ohio Joseph Eugene "Joey" Meyers, age 59, was called to his Heavenly Home at 4:24 p. m. on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at his home. Joseph was born July 3, 1964, in Lima, OH, to Joseph James and ...

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04/25/1930

- 06/24/2024

04/25/1930 - 06/24/2024

Bluffton Eileen Ann Steiner, 94, passed away June 24, 2024 at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. Eileen was born April 25, 1930 in Baden, Ontario, Canada to the late Edward and Elizabeth (Stein...

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04/29/1989

- 06/22/2024

04/29/1989 - 06/22/2024

Lakeview, OH Blaine P. Schmitt, age 35, passed away on June 22, 2024, in Lima, OH. Blaine was born April 29, 1989, in Orlando, FL, to Kenneth C. and Rachel M. (Reynolds) Schmitt Jr. His father surv...

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05/17/1949

- 06/23/2024

05/17/1949 - 06/23/2024

Elizabeth "Liz" Ann Stoll, age 75 of Lima, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2024, at her residence. She was born May 17, 1949, in Lima, to Robert Eugene and Eileen M. (Shortino) Schafer. Her father prece...

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07/23/1939

- 06/20/2024

07/23/1939 - 06/20/2024

Harrod Charles "Charlie" E. Coates, 84, passed away June 20, 2024, at Van Crest of Ada. Charlie was born July 23, 1939 in Jackson Township, Allen County to Lewis and Martha (Fisher) Coates who preced...

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12/19/1960

- 06/19/2024

12/19/1960 - 06/19/2024

Pandora Karen Ann Hilty, 63, passed away June 19, 2024 at her residence surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer and is now free of pain and is now in the arms of Jesus. Karen w...

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02/16/1964

- 06/18/2024

02/16/1964 - 06/18/2024

Lima, OhioSheila M. Lyons, 60, passed away June 18, 2024, at 1:30 am, at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. Sheila was born February 16, 1964 in Lima, OH, to James "Jim" and Vera (Marks) Lyons ...

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06/15/1953

- 06/18/2024

06/15/1953 - 06/18/2024

Dennis A. "Denny" Edwards, age 71, was called into the presence of the Lord at 11:55 p. m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at Lima Memorial Health System. Denny was born June 15, 1953, in Allen County, OH...

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10/05/1941

- 06/19/2024

10/05/1941 - 06/19/2024

G. Wayne Baker, age 82 of Elida, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at 11:00 a. m. at his residence surrounded by his family. Wayne was born October 5, 1941, in Van Wert, to Harold E. and Mary J. ...

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08/02/1960

- 06/15/2024

08/02/1960 - 06/15/2024

Ernest Lee Sims, 63 of Lima, passed away on June 15, 2024 at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. Ernest was born August 2, 1960 in Lima, to John and Martha (Nettles) Sims, who preceded him in d...

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07/28/1933

- 06/17/2024

07/28/1933 - 06/17/2024

Everett “DeWayne” Newman, 90 of Lima, passed away June 17, 2024, at Springview Manor Nursing Home. DeWayne was born July 28, 1933 in Lima to Everett Newman Sr. and Edith (Fessler) Bailey, who pre...

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09/08/1937

- 06/16/2024

09/08/1937 - 06/16/2024

Bluffton R. Kent Mathewson, 86, passed away June 16, 2024 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Kent was born September 8, 1937 in Allen County to the late Byrl and Ethel (Reddick) Mathewson. On...

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01/09/1949

- 06/15/2024

01/09/1949 - 06/15/2024

Gerald “Jerry” E. Langmeyer, age 75, of Lima, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, June 15, 2024, at 8:39 pm after a battle with cancer. His wife was by his side. He was born January 9, 1949, ...

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04/09/1945

- 06/14/2024

04/09/1945 - 06/14/2024

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Jean "Eleanor" Brown, who passed away at 5:10 pm on June 14, 2024, at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born April 9, 1945, in Lima ...

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06/14/1939

- 06/14/2024

06/14/1939 - 06/14/2024

Bluffton Richard D. Garmatter, 85, passed away June 14, 2024 at his home. Richard was born June 14, 1939 in Hancock County, OH, to Eli and Elvina (Tschiegg) Garmatter who preceded him in death. On Aug...

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12/18/1962

- 06/12/2024

12/18/1962 - 06/12/2024

William V. Saffle, Sr. , age 61 of Elida, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at 6:17 a. m. , at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. Bill was born December 18, 1962, in Lima to Paul J. and Ju...

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06/14/1963

- 06/12/2024

06/14/1963 - 06/12/2024

Lima, OH Paula D. Martin, age 60, passed away on June 12, 2024, at 11:00 pm, at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. Paula was born June 14, 1963, in Lima, OH, to the late James P. Owens and H...

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08/26/1953

- 06/12/2024

08/26/1953 - 06/12/2024

Stephen C. "Steve" Peyton, 70, of Lima, passed away at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at his residence. He was born August 26, 1953 in Zanesville, OH to Ed and Betty (Gore) Peyton, who both prec...

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01/14/1930

- 06/11/2024

01/14/1930 - 06/11/2024

Lima, OH Betty L. Numbers, age 94, passed away on June 11, 2024, at 1:26 pm, at The Springs of Lima. Betty was born January 14, 1930, in Lima, OH, to the late Raymond R. Sheets and Marie R. (Tscha...

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07/15/1958

- 06/11/2024

07/15/1958 - 06/11/2024

Tod W. Wildermuth, 65, passed away peacefully at 12:48 pm June 11, 2024 at his residence with his daughter by his side. He was born July 15, 1958 in Lima to Olan W. and Dorothy M. (Staup) Wildermuth...

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01/08/1952

- 06/09/2024

01/08/1952 - 06/09/2024

Lima, Ohio Dale Allen Robey, 72, passed away very suddenly & unexpectedly of a heart attack on Sunday, June 9, 2024 at St. Rita’s Hospital. He was born January 8th, 1952 to Delbert & Marg...

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01/29/1947

- 06/07/2024

01/29/1947 - 06/07/2024

Glenn D. Fisher, age 77 of Elida, passed away Friday, June 7, 2024, at 9:36 p. m. at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born January 29, 1947, in Celina to Darrell D. and Frankie J. (Eng...

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09/01/1935

- 06/08/2024

09/01/1935 - 06/08/2024

Lima, OhioRichard "Dick" E. Roeder, 88, passed away on June 8, 2024, at The Wyngate Senior Living Community. Dick was born September 1, 1935 in Evansville, IN, to Charles and Margaret (Weeks) Roeder w...

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10/12/1942

- 06/07/2024

10/12/1942 - 06/07/2024

Robert Neal "Bob" McElroy, age 81, passed away peacefully at 9:40 a. m. on Friday, June 7, 2024, at the Lima Convalescent Home with his wife and daughter by his side. Bob was born October 12, 1942, i...

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03/30/1922

- 06/06/2024

03/30/1922 - 06/06/2024

Bluffton Gertrude "Trudy" Baber, 102, passed away June 6, 2024, at the Mennonite Memorial Home. Gertrude was born March 30, 1922 in Allen County, to Roy and Margurite (Gunther) Laws who preceded her ...

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06/01/2024

- 06/01/2024

06/01/2024 - 06/01/2024

Emily Rose Curtis, stillborn baby of Mitchell Edward and Amy Elizabeth (Wagner) Curtis was born at 9:08 a. m. on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at The Ohio State University - Wexner Medical Center. Dear Emi...

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01/27/1991

- 06/01/2024

01/27/1991 - 06/01/2024

Teranique Laque Chitman, 33 of Columbus, formerly of Lima, passed away June 1, 2024, at Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center. Teranique was born January 27, 1991 in Lima to Terrance L. Cook-Pa...

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11/21/1931

- 06/05/2024

11/21/1931 - 06/05/2024

Lima, OH John A. Austin, age 92, passed away on June 5, 2024, at 6:50 am, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay, OH. John was born on November 21, 1931, in Lima, OH, to James T. and Myrtle C...

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08/06/1957

- 06/04/2024

08/06/1957 - 06/04/2024

Lima, OhioAnthony Gregory Bailey "Greg", 66, passed away June 4, 2024, at 1:31 am, at The Cleveland Clinic, surrounded by his loving family. Greg was born August 6, 1957 in Lima, OH, to Wilbur A. and ...

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05/19/1946

- 06/04/2024

05/19/1946 - 06/04/2024

William "Bill" J. Staup, as he is affectionately known to most of us, left this life on June 4, 2024, in the same manner as he entered it, surrounded by family who love and adore him. Bill was born M...

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06/05/1945

- 04/07/2024

06/05/1945 - 04/07/2024

Lima, OHJohn David Ward, age 78, passed away on April 7, 2024, at 4:30 am, at his residence. John was born June 5, 1945, in Lima , OH, to Oliver R. and Kathryn P. (Cosart) Ward Sr. who preceded him in...

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07/23/1936

- 06/02/2024

07/23/1936 - 06/02/2024

Luetta A. Whitaker, age 87 of Lima, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2024, at 12:26 a. m. , Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center, with her loving family by her side. Luetta was born July 23, 1936, in ...

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08/23/1941

- 11/15/2023

08/23/1941 - 11/15/2023

Nancy J. Jones, 82, of North Little Rock, AR, formerly of Lima, passed away November 15, 2023, surrounded by her four daughters and two grandchildren. She was born August 23, 1941 in Lima to John "To...

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06/10/1944

- 11/17/2023

06/10/1944 - 11/17/2023

John Thomas Patterson, 79, of North Little Rock, AR, formerly of Lima, passed away November 17, 2023, surrounded by his four nieces. He was born June 10, 1944 in Lima to John "Tom" and Claribel (McDon...

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10/13/1966

- 05/27/2024

10/13/1966 - 05/27/2024

Michelle (Shelly) D. Luttrell (Kohli), 57, of Tamarac, FL, passed away peacefully at 8:43pm onMay 27, 2024 following a sudden illness. She was born on October 13, 1966 to Barbara Lee in Lima, OH. Shel...

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09/09/1940

- 05/29/2024

09/09/1940 - 05/29/2024

Sharon K. (Hile) Griffith, age 83 of Lima, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at 2:38 pm, at The Springs of Lima. Sharon was born September 9, 1940 in Lima, to Orval and Sarah (Miller) Hile who pre...

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11/25/1958

- 04/19/2024

11/25/1958 - 04/19/2024

Elida, OH Michael "Mike" B. Wilson, age 65, passed away on April 19, 2024, at 2:23 am, at his winter residence in Sarasota, FL. Mike was born on November 25, 1958, in Norwalk, OH, to the late Josep...

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11/15/1985

- 05/28/2024

11/15/1985 - 05/28/2024

Jenera Jameson "Spank" Edward Anthony Businger, 38, passed away May 28, 2024. Jameson was born November 15, 1985 in Bluffton to Robert and Mary Ann (Parkins) Businger. Jameson graduated from Cory-Raw...

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10/15/1960

- 05/27/2024

10/15/1960 - 05/27/2024

James Claude "Shorty" Lott, age 63 of Lima, passed away Monday, May 27, 2024, at 8:18 p. m. at his residence. Jim was born October 15, 1960, in Lima to Robert Chilton and Rosanna (Gordon) Lott who pr...

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03/25/1950

- 05/28/2024

03/25/1950 - 05/28/2024

Lima, OH Beverly "Jo" Nichols, age 74, passed away on May 28, 2024, at 12:52 pm, at her residence surrounded by her family. Jo was born March 25, 1950, in Lima, OH, to the late Kenneth E. Miller an...

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01/31/1990

- 05/26/2024

01/31/1990 - 05/26/2024

Gale Franklin “Trey” Sherer, 34, of Lima passed away Sunday, May 26th, 2024 at Sun Valley Campgrounds in Harrod, Ohio. He was born January 31st, 1990 in Lima, Ohio to Gale F. Sherer Jr. and Shawn ...

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08/02/1999

- 05/24/2024

08/02/1999 - 05/24/2024

Lima, OHKatherine "Kat" Elizabeth Johnson, age 24, passed away on May 24, 2024, at 1:02 pm, at the Lima Memorial Health System. Kat was born on August 2, 1999, in Lima, OH, to Donald "Don" G. and Nico...

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11/12/1931

- 05/24/2024

11/12/1931 - 05/24/2024

Lima, Ohio Jeanne Helmig (born Jeanne Evonne Wolf) passed away on May 24, 2024, at 12:05 p. m. at St. Rita’s Medical Center surrounded by family. She was 92 years old. Jeanne was the daughter of C...

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07/24/1933

- 05/27/2024

07/24/1933 - 05/27/2024

Don Nungester, age 90, was called home at 4:00 p. m. on Monday, May 27, 2024. Don was born in Lima on July 24, 1933, the only child of Roy and Gladys (Stump) Nungester who preceded him in death. On S...

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03/12/1938

- 05/20/2024

03/12/1938 - 05/20/2024

WapakonetaVance A. Houston, 86, passed away May 20, 2024, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Mary's. Vance was born March 12, 1938 in Parsons, TN, to Olen Ray and Lura Mae (Rhodes) Ho...

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03/23/1935

- 05/27/2024

03/23/1935 - 05/27/2024

Mary Lyda Knowlton, 89, of Lima passed away at 2:30 PM on Monday, May 27, 2024 at Otterbein Cridersville SeniorLife Community. She was born on March 23, 1935 in Wakeman, Ohio to Plummer T. and Mary E...

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06/22/1947

- 05/24/2024

06/22/1947 - 05/24/2024

Diana E. Walters, 76, passed away May 24, 2024, at the Mennonite Memorial Home. Diana was born June 22, 1947 in Lima, to George and Cleo (Leeth) Casady who preceded her in death. On June 14, 1975 she...

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11/08/1985

- 05/24/2024

11/08/1985 - 05/24/2024

Bluffton Andrew D. Sommers, 38, passed away May 24, 2024 at his residence. Andrew was born November 8, 1985 in Cincinnati to William and Diana (Shea) Sommers. Andrew was a 2004 graduate of Bluffton ...

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06/19/1930

- 05/22/2024

06/19/1930 - 05/22/2024

Ada Kathryn "Kaye" Hunlock, 93 of Lima, went to her Heavenly Home on May 22, 2024, at her home with her loving daughter by her side. Kaye was born June 19, 1930, in Delphos to Walter and Cecile (Bowe...

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03/02/1941

- 05/22/2024

03/02/1941 - 05/22/2024

BlufftonJane E. Benroth, 83, passed away May 22, 2024 at Willow Ridge - Frieda House, Bluffton. Jane was born March 2, 1941 in Bluffton to the late Daniel and Margaret (Hutchinson) Alspach. On May 5...

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