Claude Cass Telles, IV of Defiance, Ohio died 4:48 p.m., Friday, September 2, 2011 in St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born July 4, 1954 in Lima to Claude Cass Telles, III and Faye Ella Hissong Telles. His father is deceased, his mother survives in Banning, CA. On July 4, 1974 he married Pamela Fay Murray who survives in Defiance. Mr. Telles was an employee of Maumee Valley Vending Company and attended the Second Baptist Church in Defiance. He graduated in 1972 from Ada High School. He was a member of the Defiance Amateur Radio Club and the Boy Scouts of America. He was a former Scout Master and had been Head Ranger at Camp Lakota. Additional survivors include 2 sons: Claude Cass Telles, V, of Archbold, OH and James Richard Telles of Defiance, OH, 7 brothers: Johnathan Telles of Banning, CA, Dennis (Jan) Telles, of Wellington, OH, Lynn Telles of Wellington, OH Daniel (Terrie) Telles of Portland, OR, James Telles of Rio de Janiero, Brazil, Timothy Telles of Banning, CA and Craig Hindall of Indianapolis, IN and 2 sisters: Roberta (Bernie) Wobbler of Lima, OH and Barbara (John) Gray of Ada, OH. Funeral services will begin 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Cremation will follow the services. The family will recieve friends at the funeral home from 2 – 4 and 6 – 7 Tuesday. Memorial contribtuions may be given to the family.
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm