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Obituaries

Joseph M Cope

Joseph M Cope

February 25, 1986 — June 24, 2017
Service: June 30, 2017

Joseph M. Cope, age 31 of Cridersville, died Saturday morning, June 24, 2017 at his residence. He was born February 25, 1986 in Lima, Ohio; to Mike E. and Margaret A. Mullins Cope. His mother survives in Cridersville. He is preceded in death by his father Mike on March 29, 2014 and his sister - Amanda M. Cope on June 29, 2013. Joe was a laborer through Spherion. He loved his family dearly, enjoyed working on cars and riding his four wheeler...

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Walter K Smith, Sr.

Walter K Smith, Sr.

June 24, 1933 — June 24, 2017
Service: Services Pending

Walter K. Smith, Sr., age 84 of Lima, died at 6:18 a.m., Saturday at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born June 24, 1933 in Johnstown, PA; to the late Selwyn T. and Anna Dorothy Sworb Smith, Sr. On January 5, 1952 he married Elizabeth I. Nagy, who survives in Lima. Mr. Smith worked over 30 years with Ford Motor Company where his favorite position was on the Rod Line. He loved watching the Kentucky Derby and doing some betting on horse racing....

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Danny Arthur Boedicker

Danny Arthur Boedicker

May 29, 1950 — June 18, 2017
Service: No Services

Danny Arthur Boedicker age 67, of Bath died 5:22 p.m., Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Lima Memorial ER. He was born May 29, 1950 in Lima to the late Harold A. and Rita Doyle Boedicker. He married Lynda S. Wood Dec. 12, 1972 and she survives in Bath. Danny was a family man, enjoying spending time with his children and grandchildren and attending their sporting events. He coached football for Bath Cats for 28 years also coaching a lot of baseball. ...

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Jacqueline J. "Jackie" Carl

Jacqueline J. "Jackie" Carl

March 27, 1930 — June 17, 2017
Service: No Services

Dr. Jacqueline J. "Jackie" Carl age 87 of Lima and formerly of Ft. Wayne died 6: 43 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Wyngate Senior Living. She was born March 27, 1930 in Lima Ohio to the late William E. and Ruth E. Hulver Carl. Jackie was a member of Brookside Community Church of Ft. Wayne. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society- Gamma Lambda Chapter, Indiana State Executive Secretary for 12 years, member of Ohio Genealogical Society...

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Rolland L. Kiefer

Rolland L. Kiefer

September 13, 1927 — June 13, 2017
Service: June 29, 2017

> Rolland L. Kiefer age 89, of St. Marys and formerly of Wapakoneta died Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Otterbein St. Marys. He was born Sept. 13, 1927 in Wapakoneta to the late Wilbur and Matilda Kuck Kiefer. He married A. Joan (Parkins) Nuesmeyer Sept. 3, 1988 and she survives in Lima. > Rolland was a member of the St. Mary's Church of the Nazarene. He had received the E.P. Ellyson Sunday School award of Excellence and Sunday School Ministries...

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Dale Ann Gilroy

Dale Ann Gilroy

July 18, 1949 — June 12, 2017
Service: No Services

Dale Ann Gilroy age 67, of Cridersville passed away suddenly at her home in Cridersville. She was born July 18, 1949 in Lima to the late Dale Richard and Frances Ann Fuller Stuber survivies in Lima. Ann was artistic and crafty making poster birthday boards for many people. She loved gardening and her flower beds. She mostly loved being a mother and grandmother and many called her Mom. Additional survivors include a daughter Sandy (Morry)...

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Jackson L Haggard

Jackson L Haggard

September 11, 1939 — June 11, 2017
Service: June 16, 2017

Jackson L. Haggard, age 77 of Waynesfield, Ohio; died Sunday morning, June 11, 2017 at his residence. He was born September 11, 1939 in Goshen Township, Auglaize County, Ohio; to the late Donald L. and Sylvia McKee Haggard. On June 25, 1961 he married Mary Jo Young, who survives in Waynesfield. Mr. Haggard graduated from Waynesfield Goshen High School. He then began his working career with Fisher Cheese of Wapakoneta, 23 1/2 years with Air...

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William G. "BIG OHIO" Sheffield III

William G. "BIG OHIO" Sheffield III

January 12, 1976 — June 11, 2017
Service: June 14, 2017

William G. 'Bill' Sheffield, III, age 41 of Columbus and formerly of Lima, died Sunday at 2:28 p.m., June 11, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. He was born January 12, 1976 in Lima, Ohio to William Grover and Deborah K. Stuber Sheffield, II. His father preceded him in death and his mother Deborah K. Davis survives in Worthington. Bill had worked at Worthington Industries in Columbus and Wannemacher Total Logistics in Lima. ...

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John Edward Gerstner

John Edward Gerstner

May 1, 1932 — June 6, 2017
Service: June 11, 2017

John Edward Gerstner, age 85 of Lima and formerly of Cridersville, died at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Wyngate Senior Living. He was born May 1, 1932 in Uniopolis, Ohio; to the late Clayton Paul and Edith Blanche Line Gerstner. On July 1, 1950 he married Patricia Ann Neff who preceded him in death, October 23, 1998. Mr. Gerstner retired after 25 years as a maintenance supervisor with Ohio Northern University, was a former Perry...

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Loa A. Thaxton

Loa A. Thaxton

February 10, 1934 — June 4, 2017
Service: June 6, 2017

Loa (Baldwin) Thaxton age 83, died Sunday June 4. She was born Feb. 24, 1934 to Ralph and Marie Baldwin on May 16, 1953. She married Harold 'Pete" Thaxton May 16, 1953 and he preceded her in death March 3, 2005. Loa like to Crochet, play BINGO and loved watching her grandchildren play baseball. Survivors include her son Barry (Connie) Thaxton of Ada, a son and daughter of Kenton, grandchildren: Brent (Kristi) Thaxton, Ben (Julie) Thaxton,...

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