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Organizations & Memberships


Lloyd Harry Muzleski

March 26, 1936 — June 25, 2009
Service: June 29, 2009

Lloyd Harry Muzleski, age 73, of Lima, died Thursday morning in his residence. He was born March 26, 1936 in Gallipolis, Ohio. He is the son of George William and Edna Mae Magley Tope. He was adopted by Rosella and Anthony M. Keeling, and then later adopted by his birth mother Edna and Vince Muzleski. On June 5, 1971 he married Charlotte L. Simmons Lucas, his loving wife of 38 years, who survives. Other survivors include 4 children whom...

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Kenneth W. Hardesty

July 8, 1943 — June 4, 2009
Service: June 8, 2009

Kenneth W. Hardesty, age 65 of Lima died 11:15 p.m., Thursday, June 4, 2009 in Richland Manor. He was born July 8, 1943 in Lima to Byron T. and Ruth L. (Parr) Hardesty. Both parents are deceased. On May 12, 1973 he married Ruth C. Konkle who survives. Mr. Hardesty was a retired Attorney at Law. He graduated from Lima Senior High School in 1961, received his BA degree from Wheaton College and his JD degree from Ohio State University,...

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Betty  Katherine (Bulen) Grainger

Betty Katherine (Bulen) Grainger

April 13, 1920 — March 21, 2009
Service: October 17, 2009

LIMA – Betty Katherine Grainger, 88, was born to eternal life on March 21, 2009 following a long illness. She was born April 13, 1920 in Empire,Ohio, daughter of Rev. Charles E. and Christine (Sellers) Bulen. Surviving are her husband of 68 years, Donald W. and son, Rev. Dr. David L., of Machiasport, ME, and his children, Daniel, Mary, and Joseph; daughter, Nancy K. (Clarence) McCarty of Seguin, TX, and her children, Alisa, Benjamin, and...

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Roger E. Mathews

April 12, 1924 —
Service: June 24, 2011

Roger E. Mathews, age 87 of Lima, died at 1:26 a.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2011 in Lima Memorial Health Systems, Lima. He was born April 12, 1924 in Lima, Ohio. He is the son of Ross U. and Esther Foulke Mathews. Both parents are deceased. On November 19, 1942 he married Betty Bernadine Stoner, who died January 14, 2007. Survivors include 3 children – Sandra Dunlap of Lima; Mike (Barbara) Mathews of Harrod; Mark (Mary) Mathews of Waynesfield...

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Patricia Ann Nichols

Service: No Services

Patricia A. ‘Pat’ Nichols, age 75, of Waynesfield died 4:20 a.m., Sat. Jan. 15 at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home. She was born April 7, 1935 in Lima to Harold Albert and Thelma Coffey Resh. Both parents are deceased. She married Carl Edward Nichols and he preceded her in death. Survivors include a son William Erwin (Fiancee Amy Brooks) Nichols of Hendersonville, NC and 3 step grandchildren Rhonda, Mark and Junior Moore. Mrs. Nichols had...

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Richard A.  Schmenk

Richard A. Schmenk

August 22, 1929 —
Service: June 6, 2011

Richard Arlen Schmenk, 81, died at 6:35 p.m., June 2, 2011 at his home. He was born August 22, 1929 in Lima, to Ernest Frank and Arietta Mary Decker Schmenk. He married Phyllis Ilene Foust on June 5, 1948, who preceded him in death, April 1, 2009. They had been married for 61 years. Richard attended Lima Central High School where he held the record of 10.5 seconds for the hundred yard dash. He was an Eagle Scout and an usher at Pop Warner’s...

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John Milton Turner

John Milton Turner

May 24, 1928 —
Service: No Services

John M. Turner, age 82, of Lima died 6:15 p.m., Monday May 9, 2011 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. He was born May 24, 1928 in Lima to Harry and Pearl Rambo Turner. He married Ruth Marie Shobe April 25, 1953 and she preceded him in death May 5, 2007. Mr. Turner had worked for the Ohio Dept. of Transportation Bridge Dept. He was a member of the Am. Legion Post 96 having served with the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Turner...

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Robert 'Gene' Stark

August 13, 1925 — June 13, 1010
Service: No Services

Robert E. ‘Gene’ Stark, age 84 of Lima, died at 10:35 p.m., Sunday, June 13, 2010 in Golden Living Center, Lima. He was born August 13, 1925 in Huron County, Ohio. He is the son of Daniel and Alice Hopkins Stark. Both parents are deceased. On January 14, 1944 he married Mary Katherine Walters who died September 26, 1992. He had many fond memories of the 48 wonderful years married to the love of his life whom he has joined again. Survivors...

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