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Obituaries

Patricia L. Johnson

March 25, 1954 — January 17, 2010
Service: January 20, 2010

Patricia L. “Pat” Johnson, age 55 of Cridersville, died at 7:30 a.m., Sunday, January 17, 2010 at her residence. She was born March 25, 1954 in Toledo, Ohio. She is the daughter of Joseph and Eileen Werling LaCourse. Both parents are deceased. On October 21, 1978 she married Douglas G. “Doug” Johnson, who survives in Cridersville. Mrs. Johnson had worked as a clerk in the water / sewer office for the Village of Cridersville and had...

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Leona 'Topsy' Hale

Leona 'Topsy' Hale

January 27, 1928 — January 16, 2010
Service: No Services

Leona ‘Topsy’ Hale, age 81 of Alger, died at 12:38 p.m., Saturday, January 16, 2010 in Lima Memorial Health Care Systems. She was born January 27, 1928 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Lonnie and Jane Meadows Newland. Both parents are deceased. She was married to John Hale, who died in 1978. Mrs. Hale was a little woman with a big heart. She loved to shop at Stites Grocery and watch Days of Our Lives. She had worked at...

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Donald E. Gibson

Donald E. Gibson

February 19, 1921 — January 10, 2010
Service: January 15, 2010

Donald E. Gibson, age 88 of Lima, died at 9:49 p.m., Sunday, January 10, 2010, in Lima Memorial Health Care Systems. He was born February 19, 1921 in American Township, Allen County, Ohio. He is the son of Frank and Chloe Pierstorff Gibson. Both parents are deceased. On October 10, 1942 he married Eva M. Tousley, who survives in Lima. Mr. Gibson was retired from Clark Equipment Company. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and bird watching....

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Nancy K. Perry

January 29, 1941 — January 6, 2010
Service: January 10, 2010

Nancy K. Perry, age 68, of Wapakoneta died 2:15 p.m., Wed. Jan. 6, 2010 at her residence. She was born Jan. 29, 1941 in Montgomery County, Ohio to Orville S. and Julia M. Gates Derringer. She married Bernard L. Perry Jan. 20, 1962 and he survives in Wapak. Survivors include a son: Bernard M. ‘Mike’ (Jeanette) Perry of Clarksville, TN, 2 daughters: Brigitte (Jim) Lietz and Denise ( Ben Tenwalde)Martens both of Wapak, 7 grandchildren:...

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Trajan Alexander Sherrick

Trajan Alexander Sherrick

June 17, 2009 — December 31, 2009
Service: January 12, 2010

Trajan Alexander Sherrick, age 6 months, died 10:07 a.m., Thursday Dec. 31, 2009 following an auto accident. He was born June 17, 2009 to Seth Alexander Sherrick and Sasha Celeste Hardin, who survive in Cridersville. Additional survivors include maternal grandparents: Jim (Melissa) Hardin Jr. of Lima, Natalie (Jim) Diem of Wapak, paternal grandparents: Dick (Cheri) Sherrick of Lima and Brenda Sherrick of Toledo, Maternal great grandparents: ...

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Roy L. Benson

Roy L. Benson

August 21, 1924 — December 27, 2009
Service: December 30, 2009

Roy L. Benson, age 85 of Lima, Ohio and formerly of Robinson, Illinois, died at 5:55 a.m., Sunday, December 27, 2009 in St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born August 21, 1924 near Palestine, Illinois. He is the son of Henderson Lee and Ruth Swinger Benson. Both parents are deceased. On May 29, 1942 he married Laura L. Hunt who died December 14, 1977. He then married Ruby M. Love Coffee on March 7, 1979, who survives in Lima. Mr....

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Barbara Ann Everett

Barbara Ann Everett

December 25, 1937 — December 25, 2009
Service: December 28, 2009

Barbara A. Black Everett, age 72 of Lima, died at 10:50 a.m., Friday, December 25, 2009 at her residence. She was born December 25, 1937 in Lima, Ohio. She is the daughter of Paul Leonard and Mildred Clarice Gallaway Black. Both parents are deceased. Survivors include 3 sons – Timothy James Fint of Portland, Oregon; Michael Todd (Robin) Everett of Langford, Michigan; David Lee Everett of Lima; 2 daughters – Tyerell Ann Boughan of Lima;...

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Delores 'Dodie' Knutzen

October 12, 1930 — December 23, 2009
Service: December 29, 2009

Delores J. “Dodie” Knutzen, age 79 of Cridersville and formerly of Dayton, Ohio, died at 7:40 p.m., Wednesday, December 23, 2009 in Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home. She was born October 12, 1930 in Dayton, Ohio. She is the daughter of Elwood and Thelma Grice Smith. Both parents are deceased. On December 25, 1954 she married Earl L. Knutzen, Sr., who died December 1, 2004. Survivors include 2 sons – Earl L. (Becky) Knutzen, Jr. of St....

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Ruth Lacy

December 27, 1921 — December 19, 2009
Service: December 23, 2009

Ruth V. Campbell Lacy, 87, of Lima died 10:40 p.m., Sat. Dec. 19, 2009 at the Ridge at Shawnee. She was born Dec. 27, 1921 in Torrance, Pa to Oliver and Bessie Fern Miller Scott. She married Lawrence Campbell who preceded her in death Sept. 18, 1973 and she married Carroll E. Lacy Jan. 30, 1976 and he preceded her in death April 9, 2009. Mrs. Lacy had been a Licensed Practical Nurse for Shawnee Manor and for American Nursing Pool. She had...

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Gary L Margraves

Gary L Margraves

February 24, 1953 — December 18, 2009
Service: December 22, 2009

Gary Lynn Margraves, 56, of Cridersville went home to heaven Fri. Dec. 18, 2009 at 6:52 p.m. He was surrounded by his loved ones as he ventured into his new life after a 3 year battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 24, 1953 in Lima, Ohio to Woodrow and Marie (Janeway) Margraves. Who greeted him in heaven along with his brother Bruce. He married his soul mate Marcie May 20th,2000, He believed she made him a better person. He was a wonderful...

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