Mary E. Beals died on Friday, April 19, 2013 at the age of 96 at her home. She was born near Mt. Eaton in Holmes County on March 3, 1917, as the third daughter of the late Stanley and Clara (Senff) Mumaw.
Jack R. Snowbarger, 86, of Apple Valley, died Sunday afternoon, April 14, 2013 in Colonial Manor Health Care Center after a short illness. Jack was born Sept. 17, 1926 in Hattiesburg, MS, the son of the late Roy and Alice (Curry) Snowbarger. He was a Wellington High School graduate and had lived in...
Rosetta K. Myers, 55, of Orrville, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at her home following a three-year battle with cancer. She was born in Orrville June 2, 1957 to Nathan and Anna (Geiser) Amstutz and married Kevin Myers Dec. 22, 1982. He survives.
Dr. Kenneth C. Conrad, 88, of Mount Eaton, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2013 at Summa Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital following a period of declining health. He was born in Newark, N.J. on March 16, 1924 to the late Clare and Isabelle Conrad and had been a resident of Mount Eaton for many years.
Robert D. Miller, 82, of Kidron, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013 at Wooster Community Hospital following a period of declining health. He was born near Fredericksburg Jan. 16, 1931 to the late Jacob W. and Ada Mae (Herr) Miller and married Mary Lou Merreot Jan. 28, 1951. She survives.
Stanley R. Kinese, age 76, of Holmesville passed away Monday morning, Feb. 11, 2013 at Wooster Hospital. He was born Feb. 13, 1937 in Cleveland and was the son of Stanley and Helen Kinese. On March 4, 1972, he married Grace Meredith and she survives.
James E. Tillapaw, Sr., 80, of Brewster, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Canton following an extended illness. He was born in Fremont on Dec. 19, 1932 to the late Samuel and Elsie Tillapaw and married Jean Rockhold on Oct. 5, 1951. She survives.
Dan J. Hershberger, 85, of Apple Creek, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at the home of his daughter, Elizabeth (Melvin) Hostetler. He was born in Holmes County June 14, 1927 to the late Jacob D. and Katie (Wengerd) Hershberger and married Lydia Y. Hershberger Jan. 18, 1948. She died Sept. 5, 2009.
Ella A. Miller, 68, of 2030 S. Kansas Road, Orrville, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at her home following a 5 month battle with cancer. She was born in Wayne County on Nov. 16, 1944 to the late Abe J. and Barbara D. (Miller) Yoder and married Andy A. Miller on Dec. 31, 1963. He survives.
Twila M. Mast, 73, of Mt. Eaton, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at her home following a two year battle with cancer. She was born near Kidron on July 15, 1939 to the late Sylvan and Mary Ann (Geiser) Lehman and married Earl Mast on August 23, 1958. He survives.
Herman D. Nussbaum, 86, of Kidron, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at Westview Manor in Wooster following a period of declining health. He was born near Kidron March 25, 1926 to the late Albert and Sara (Amstutz) Nussbaum and married Marilyn Gerber Nov. 21, 1948. She survives.
John Lewis Amstutz, 80, of Wadsworth and formerly of Kidron, entered eternal rest on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, lovingly surrounded by family, following a period of declining health at the home of his son, Walter.
Frank J. Karhan, 85, of Orrville, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at his residence in Orrville, following a short illness. Frank was born Nov. 18, 1927 in Cleveland, to Frank A. and Harriet “Ella” (Deal) Karhan and married Iris Mae Rice Jan. 14, 1954 in Columbus. Iris survives.
Harry A. Miller, 59, of Mt. Hope Road, Fredericksburg, died Tuesday evening, November 27, 2012 at his home following an extended illness. He was born in Holmes County on October 8, 1953 to Alfred D. and the late Katie (Yoder) Miller and married Erma J. Miller on April 14, 1977. She survives.
Jeannine L. Lehman (nee Sprague), 81, of Clinton and formerly of Orrville, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012, after an extended illness. She was born on November 13, 1931, in Coshocton, the daughter of William and Mary (West) Sprague.
George R. Williams, age 72, of Orrville, formerly of Minerva and Canton, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Orrville Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Orrville, following a period of declining health.
Mary E. Ray, 84, formerly of Orrville, died Nov. 25, 2012, at Shady Lawn Health Care Community in Dalton, following a period of declining health. Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Lucy Olivia Howard, 90, formerly of Orrville, died Nov. 24, 2012, at Canterbury Villa of Alliance, following a period of declining health. Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Marian O. Richards, 81, of Marshallville, and formerly of Morrow County, passed away Sunday night, Nov. 11, 2012, at Orrville Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Orrville following a period of declining health.
Derrick L. Anderson, 41, of Uniontown/Green, formerly of Orrville, is resting in the arms of the Lord as of Wednesday morning, Nov. 7, 2012, passing from this life at Summa Health System- Barberton Hospital, following six years ill health.
Lowell Erbie Osborne, 96, of Canton, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at Green Meadows Nursing Center in Louisville following a period of declining health. He was born in Whitehouse, Ky. June 28, 1916 to the late Crittendon and Ocie Osborne and lived most of his life in Canton.
Daniel E. “Dan” Nelligan, 64, of Wooster, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Glendora Health Care Center in Wooster, following a period of declining health. Daniel was born August 18, 1948, in Lodi, to Neal and Opal (Hartman) Nelligan.
Beverly Frye, 84, of Brewster, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at Brewster Parke following a period of declining health. She was born in Massillon on March 3, 1928 to the late Harry and Inez (Gilbert) Swihart and had lived all of her life in Brewster.
Karen “Sue” Griffin, 60, of Orrville, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at University Hospital in Cleveland, following a period of declining health. Sue was born on Nov. 29, 1951, in Point Marion, Pennsylvania, to Adron and Betty (McMorrow) Smitley.
Ethel M. Irwin, 87, of Mount Eaton and formerly of Wilmot, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at Shady Lawn Health Care Community in Dalton. She was born in Derry, PA on Dec. 25, 1924, to the late Norman and Rose Mary (France) Palmer and married Jack S. Irwin on May 14, 1943. He survives.
Marjorie “Marge” McCarter, 91, of Wooster, died Sept. 20, 2012, at West View Manor, following a brief illness. Marge was born May 5, 1921, in Felicity, to the late John P. and Icybelle Constant, and married Hubert R. “Hootie” Louderback on Oct. 10, 1937. He died in 1992.
Carolyn Nyhart, 78, of Killbuck, died Sept. 16, 2012, at Glendora Health Care Center, Wooster, following a short illness. Carolyn was born July 11, 1934, in Benton, the daughter of Todd and Ethel Collins. On Sept. 17, 1955, she married Charles Nyhart, and he preceded her in death in 2000.
Buddy D. Stackpole, 51, of Glenmont, died Sept. 17, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic, following a long illness. Buddy was born Dec. 28, 1960, in Ashland, the son of Rose and the late Frank Stackpole. On June 19, 2004, he married Mary Friend, and she survives.
Dean M. Burkhart, 83, of Orrville, died August 27, 2012, at his residence, following a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. Dean was born August 22, 1929, in Dover, to the late Oscar and Bernice Burkhart, and married Janet R. Draman on June 28, 1974. She survives.
Ruth Evelyn Whitman, 95, of Wooster, died August 27, 2012, at the Wayne County Care Center. Ruth was born Jan. 10, 1917, in West Lebanon, the daughter of the late George and Hazel Cramer, and married Gene Whitman on June 30, 1943. He died in 2008.
Merrilynn K. Parsons, 53, of Berlin, died August 25, 2012, at her home. Merrilynn was born August 18, 1959, in Wooster, the daughter of Maxine M. and the late Charles R. Duvall. She was a lover of people and a caregiver to those in need.
Leon P. Schopfer, 84, of Wooster, formerly of Glenmont, died August 14, 2012, following a short illness. Leon was born Oct. 9, 1927, in Glenmont, the son of the late Walter and Eleanore Schopfer. On Oct. 9, 1952, he married Mary Louise Strouse, and she survives.
Jerry Duane Evans, 57, of Big Prairie, died August 17, 2012, following a short illness. Jerry was born Sept. 21, 1954, in Wooster, the son of the late Murt and Virginia Evans. On August 21, 1982, he married Terrie Lynn VanZile, and she survives.
Emanuel J. Schlabach, 82, of Sugarcreek, died unexpectedly August 18, 2012, at Med Central Health System, Mansfield. Emanuel was born Feb. 4, 1930, in Holmes County, to the late John A. and Mary Schlabach. He retired from Valley Brake and was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Ella S. Miller, 91, of Dundee, died August 10, 2012, at her home. Ella was born July 6, 1921, in Wayne County, to the late Levi and Mary Hostetler, and married Simon J. Miller on Jan. 9, 1941. He died in 2008. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Evelyn L. Graber, 89, of Wooster, formerly of Elkhart, Ind., died August 4, 2012, at West View Manor. Evelyn was born May 6, 1923, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, to the late Leslie G. and Freda M. Scarff, and married Virgil R. Graber on August 13, 1944. He died in 2003.
Lloyd A. Gerber, 84, of Dalton, died August 5, 2012, at Brenn-Field Nursing Center, Orrville. Lloyd was born May 30, 1928, in East Union, to the late Andrew and Della Mae Gerber, and married Wanda Woods on June 21, 1952. They were married for 60 years and she survives.
Wilbur L. Terhune, 88, of Wooster, died July 30, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic. Wilbur was born Oct. 27, 1923, in Bellevue, the son of the late William A. and Minnie Terhune, and married Marilyn L. Starr on Oct. 15, 1950. She survives.
Andy S. Yoder, 84, of Orrville, died July 26, 2012, at his home. Andy was born June 6, 1928, in Holmes County, to the late Sam D. and Elizabeth A. Yoder, and married Edna J. Miller on Nov. 3, 1955. She survives. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Helen R. Rosenbaum, 80, of Orrville, died July 18, 2012, at Brenn-Field Nursing Center, following a short period of declining health. Helen was born April 13, 1932, in Rittman, to the late Steve and Sue Stefanica, and married Carl Rosenbaum on May 2, 1959. He survives.
Mose S. Wengerd, 80, of Dundee, died July 21, 2012, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home, Walnut Creek. Mose was born Jan. 13, 1932, in Wilmot, to the late Simon and Lovina Wengerd. He was owner and operator of the former Trail Feed Store and was a member of Berlin Mennonite Church.
Eli N. Yoder, 94, of Wooster, died July 9, 2012, at his home, following a period of declining health. Eli was born March 12, 1918, near Mt. Eaton, to the late Noah “Rood Noah” and Fannie Yoder, and married Lucinda Troyer on Nov. 14, 1940. She survives.
Verna J. Troyer, 95, of Fredericksburg, died July 7, 2012, at her home, following a period of declining health. Verna was born July 14, 1916, in Holmes County, to the late Joe E. and Bena Kline, and married Ben D. Troyer on Dec. 15, 1941. He died in 1979.
Shirley Joyce Sterling, 87, of Wooster, died July 4, 2012, at Wooster Community Hospital. Shirley was born Sept. 7, 1924, in Kalamazoo, Mich., the daughter of the late Gilles and Janetteja Van Stelle. She married James Sterling on Nov. 9, 1953. He preceded her in death in 1985.
Drake A. Kopp, 20, of Wooster, died July 7, 2012, at his residence. Drake was born May 28, 1992, in Canton, to Terri Kopp of Wooster and the late Donald A. Kopp. He was a 2011 graduate of Garaway High School, where he played football, basketball, and track.
Dale A. Bateman, 79, of Wooster, died July 1, 2012, at his residence, following a period of declining health. Dale was born Feb. 23, 1933, in Nelsonville, the son of the late Charles and Grace Bateman, and was united in marriage to Dovey G. “Jo” Boggs on July 3, 1954. She survives.
Ricky Alonzo Barnes, 58, of Nashville, died June 19, 2012, at his residence. Rick was born August 30, 1953, in Wooster, to Jennie Alberta and the late Howard H. Barnes. He graduated from Northwestern High School in 1971 and married Donna Graham on Nov. 11, 1978.
Emma Lou Weaver, 85, of Wooster, died peacefully June 26, 2012, at her home, following a lengthy illness. Emma was born Dec. 12, 1926, in Holmes County, the daughter of the late David and Arie Yoder, and married Dan A. Weaver on Nov. 26, 1946. He survives.
Clara A. Stutzman, 87, of Millersburg, died unexpectedly June 11, 2012, at her home. Clara was born August 23, 1924, to the late Andy E. and Mattie Burkholder, and married Henry L. Stutzman on Dec. 2, 1948. He died March 14. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Martha M. Miller, 86, of Fredericksburg, died June 11, 2012, at her home. Martha was born May 28, 1926, in Wayne County, to the late Mose N. and Barbara Miller, and married Neal J. Miller on Nov. 11, 1948. He survives. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Newell H. “Newt” Hartrum, 85, of Wooster, died June 7, 2012, at West View Manor Nursing Home. Newell was born July 17, 1926, in Orient, Iowa, the son of the late Irvin and Marie Neville Hartrum, and married Nancy Bickel in 1966. She survives.
Hazel Stutzman, 89, of Wooster, died June 12, 2012, at Brookdale Place of Wooster Hazel was born Nov. 11, 1922, in Milford, Neb., to the late Amos and Katie Kramer. She married Donald Stutzman on Nov. 30, 1941. He died in 2000.
Jennie A. Morris, 88, died June 10, 2012, at Brenn-Field Nursing Center, Wooster, following a lengthy illness. Jennie was born Jan. 18, 1924, in Duncanwood, to the late Frank and Catherine Kasiara. She was married to Elmer D. Mooris, and he preceded her in death.
Phyllis A. Thomas, 78, of Orrville, died June 5, 2012, at Orrville Pointe, following a period of declining health. Phyllis was born Oct. 22, 1933, in Wageno, W.Va., to the late Gerald L. and Thelma A. Cruikshank, and married James G. Thomas on June 18, 1955. He died in 2010.
Richard Charles Caira, 53, of Wooster, died June 1, 2012, at Wooster Community Hospital. Richard was born Sept. 18, 1958, in Warren, Mich., a son of the late Roland and Mary Caira, and married Betty Hale on May 24, 1980. She survives.