You did not make us feel less important just because we lost our cat and not a person. Our cat was part of the family.

Organizations & Memberships

Obituaries

Robert Gordon 'Bob', Ritchie

Robert Gordon 'Bob', Ritchie

November 4, 1940 — October 17, 2017
Service: October 20, 2017

Robert Gordon 'Bob' Ritchie age 76, of Wapakoneta passed away Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born November 4, 1940 to the late Orville and Laura Bayliff Ritchie. He married Sharon Cooper March 14, 1967 and she survives in Wapak. Bob was the owner of Ritchie Remodeling & Construction and member of First Assembley of God, Wapak. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, listening to music and spending time with family. ...

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William J. Carder

William J. Carder

September 6, 1927 — October 17, 2017
Service: No Services

William J. Carder age 90, of Lima passed away 10:03 a.m., Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Lima Memorial. He was born Sept. 6, 1927 in Delphos to the late William O and Josephine Yoakam Carder. He married Alice K. Rotroff August 26, 1950 and she preceded him in death in 2006. William was a member of St. John's Catholic Church and had worked for Neal Machines and Neon Signs. Survivors include a son Mike Carder of Lima, daughter Peggy (Steve)...

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Theodore V. Dahlke

Theodore V. Dahlke

April 30, 1931 — October 17, 2017
Service: No Services

Theodore V. Dahlke, age 86 of Lima, went to his heavenly home with Jesus at 9:43pm on Tuesday October 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 30, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio to Theodore L. Dahlke and Genevieve M. (Manzler) Dahlke both deceased. He married his loving wife of 67 years, Betty A. (Hartman) Dahlke on July 1, 1950 who survives in Lima. Ted Dahlke graduated from Lima South High School in 1949. He then joined...

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Thomas R. Richardson

Thomas R. Richardson

December 26, 1934 — October 15, 2017
Service: October 19, 2017

Thomas R. 'Tom' Richardson, age 82 of Cridersville, died at 6:03 a.m., Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Kindred Hospital, Lima. He was born December 26, 1934 in East Liberty, Ohio; the son of the late George M. and Doris H. Hatcher Richardson. On September 9, 1958 he married Marian F. Ritchie, who survives in Cridersville. Tom was retired from Airstream after 26 years, he had worked at United Fire Apparatus, Superior Coach, and Bayliff & Son...

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Rhonda L. Fielmann

Rhonda L. Fielmann

February 7, 1962 — October 11, 2017
Service: October 20, 2017

Rhonda Lynne Fielmann, age 55, of Lima passed away, Oct. 11, 2017 at her residence. She was born Feb. 7, 1962 to the late Don and Mary Caskey Marshall. Rhonda enjoyed BINGO tickets, remodeling and redecorating homes. She loved her pets and grand babies. She was a loving person and an awesome cook. Survivors include daughters: Julia Roberts of Lima and Tiffany Nicole Mekolites, 3 grandchildren: Chyanne, Alysia and Chadwick Roberts, great...

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Georgia L. 'Short' Lee

Georgia L. 'Short' Lee

March 22, 1924 — October 7, 2017
Service: October 11, 2017

Georgia L. Lee, age 93, of Wapakoneta passed away Saturday evening. She was born March 22, 1924 in Auglaize County to the late Clay and Carrie Morris Knoch. She married Willie Eugene 'Gene' Lee Aug. 15, 1942 and he preceded her in death Oct. 12, 1987. Georgia was a member of Wapakoneta First United Methodist Church and the Wapak Senior Citizens. She volunteered her talents to make Pillow case dresses for Africa & Haiti and Scarfs for Cancer...

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Mike Hale

Mike Hale

June 1, 1947 — October 4, 2017
Service: October 13, 2017

Michael R. Hale, age 70, of Lima and formerly of Columbus passed away Wed. Oct. 4 at his residence. He was born June 1, 1947 in Lansing, MI to the late Richard 'Dick' and Patricia Lechner Hale. Mike was retired from OSH Columbus maintenance Department after 27 years. He was a member of the OSU Retirees Club and enjoyed playing golf and traveling. Survivors include his significant other Pamela Blackburn of Lima, son Jason Hale of...

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Leland Joseph Hollar

Leland Joseph Hollar

September 2, 1952 — October 4, 2017
Service: October 10, 2017

Leland Joseph Hollar, age 65 of Lima, died at 3:54 a.m., Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at his residence. He was born September 2, 1952 in Lima, Ohio to Buddy and Margaret Wurm Hollar. Both parents survive in Lima. He married Audra who preceded him in death 2007. Mr. Hollar retired from BP Chemical and was a member of the St. Joseph Church in Wapakoneta. He also had Audrey's Amish Goods and had previously worked at AVI Foods. His hobbies included...

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Juanita L. Beckett

Juanita L. Beckett

November 13, 1924 — October 2, 2017
Service: No Services

Juanita C. Beckett of Spencerville, passed away at 5:15 a.m., Monday October 2, 2017, at Roselawn Manor. She was born Nov. 13, 1924 to the late William Merrill Cannon and Mary Agnes Holtz of Columbus, Oh. "Nita" Was a college beauty with a brilliant mind attending Ohio State University as a pre-med student. She married Harold I. Beckett Aug. 30, 1947, who survives in Spencerville Oh. She was passionate about her gardens and loved being...

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Billy Ray Cummings

Billy Ray Cummings

November 24, 1939 — October 1, 2017
Service: October 3, 2017

Billy Ray Cummings, age 77 of Harrod, died at 12:01 a.m., October 1, 2017 at his residence. He was born November 24, 1939 in Sassafras, KY to the late John and Meriam Smith Cummings. On December 22, 1973 he married Syble Pack who survives in Harrod. Mr. Cummings retired from the "cleaning crew" at Ford Motor Company and was a member of the Lima Missionary Baptist Church. He loved the outside, mowing, and chewing. His hobbies included going...

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