Category: Obituaries

Crystal Marie Elston

Crystal Marie Elston, 34, of Grover Hill, passed away at 10 p.m. Thursday, at the Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She was born on December 4, 1982, in Van Wert, the daughter of Brenda Sue (Mosier) Nantz who survives in Grover Hill and Gregory Lee German surviving of Fort Wayne. She is also…

Sandra May Voirol

Sandra May Voirol, 75, of Woodburn, passed away at home on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Sandra was born in Fort Wayne on May 31, 1941, a daughter of the late Irene (Philbee) and Roland  Rohr. She will always be remembered for her love of her family, compassion & sense of humor. She will be sadly…

Arliss Elaine Woodard

PAYNE, OH: Former Payne resident Arliss Elaine Woodard, age 94 died Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the Country Inn Enhanced Living Center. She was born December 2, 1922 in Goshen, IN the daughter of the late Noah and Dorothy (Cripe) Bates. On April 13, 1946 she married Virgil G. Woodard who preceded her in death…

Mary Jane Zielke

Mary Jane Zielke, 84, of Antwerp passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Convoy Care Center. Mary  was born in Cecil on November 7, 1932 a daughter of the late John & Edna (Kopp) Gilbert. Although she worked many years at the Antwerp Local Schools & Antwerp Exchange Bank, her best times were spent with…

Joan Carol Miller

Joan Carol Miller, 79, of Woodburn, Indiana passed away Tuesday, January 24 2017 at Parkview regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. She was a valued employee at H & R Block, New Haven. Joan was a member of her Square Dancing Club, Dana Camping Club & loved bowling. Joan will be sadly missed by her husband, Ronald,…

James Paul Spriggs

James Paul Spriggs, age 71 passed away on January 16, 2017 in Edmond Oklahoma. James (Jim) was born Dec 19, 1945 to Paul and Roma Spriggs. He grew up in Paulding OH and attended Defiance Collage to complete his B.S. Jim taught history for Antwerp public schools and also worked for DenHerder’s funeral home after…

John DeVore

Antwerp, OH John Lewis DeVore, 87, of Antwerp, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. John was born in Chester, PA  on June 16, 1929 a son of the late William E. & Mary A. (Feeley) DeVore. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force and was a valued employee at…

Beverly Jean (Eibling) Rose

Beverly Jean (Eibling) Rose, 68 of Antwerp passed on to her heavenly home on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Bev devoted her time and energy to taking care of her husband, John “Bill” of nearly 50 years and her family. Bev always attended every event of her grandkids that she could whether it was a concert,…

Mary Katherine Gray

PAULDING, OH: Mary Katherine Gray, age 93 died Friday, December 30, 2016. She was born March 27, 1923 in Paulding County, the daughter of the late Fredrick and Bessie Mae (Leslie) Hartwig. On June 24, 1940 she married Kenneth H. Gray, who preceded her in death on October 24, 1982. She retired in 1978 from…

Betty Jane Lichty

Betty Jane Lichty, 88, of Antwerp passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville. Betty was born in Fort Wayne on June 6, 1928, a daughter of the late Hazel (Brown) and Harry  Hill. She worked more than 21 years at Dana Weatherhead. Betty was a devoted wife & loving mother, who…

Earlene Laney

PAULDING, OH: Earlene Laney age 68 died Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the Gardens of Paulding. She was born in Temple, Louisiana, on April 28, 1948 to the late Jack and Cecelia (Burns) Jowers. On March 11, 1966 she married James E. “June” Laney, who preceded her in death on January 16, 2015. She is…

Billie E. Winhover

Billie E. Winhover, 62 of Antwerp passed away at home on December 20, 2016. He was born in Van Wert on May 10, 1954 a son of the late William & Patsy (Harter) Winhover. He will be remembered by all that knew him as a kind, quiet soul who loved to fish, hunt and spend time…

Keith Robert Myers

VAN WERT: Keith Robert Myers, age 55 died Friday, December 23, 2016. He was born December 28, 1960 in Van Wert the son of the late Robert W. and Anita M. (McPike) Myers. On April 28, 2012 he married Robin L. Bendele. He was a self-employed farmer and was previously employed by Quality Farm Fleet…