Virginia M. Lloyd
(1948 - 2005)
MONTPELIER - Virginia M. Lloyd, 57, of Montpelier, died Friday, June 3, 2005, at her residence.
Born Jan. 23, 1948, at Defiance, to Marjorie (Breckler) and Alfred Jackman, she married David K. Lloyd on Nov. 11, 1966, at Defiance, and he survives.
A 1966 graduate of Defiance High School, she was an assembly worker at ITT Fulton Automotive in Archbold.
She was also a member of the American Rabbit Breeder's Association, the American Federation of New Zealand Rabbit Breeders and the Williams County Rabbit Breeder's Association. She was an advisor with Valley Oak Council of Camp Fire Girls in Williams County and was the advisor of the Shamrock Community 4-H of Williams County for 10 years. She also did volunteer work and assisted with the annual Cancer Relay for Life.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, James D. Lloyd of Bryan and Keith (and wife, Wanita) Lloyd of Montpelier; a daughter, Mrs. Ralph (Cheryl) Hendress of Montpelier; 10 grandchildren; her mother, Marjorie Jackman of Defiance; four brothers, Roger Jackman, Robert (Jean) Jackman and John (Marilyn) Jackman, all of Defiance, and Gary (Cheryl) Jackman of Evansport; and three sisters, Jane Bedwell of Fort Myers, Fla., Mrs. Richard (Linda) Ayers of Paulding and Rita Jackman of Defiance.
She was preceded in death by her father and a sister-in-law, Joyce Jackman.
Visitation will be held Monday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Thompson Funeral Home, Montpelier. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Bryan with Pastor Gary Keisling to officiate. Interment will be in Shiffler Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Visiting Nurses and Hospice of Williams and Fulton Counties, American Cancer Relay for Life and the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.
LuAnn Witzerman Winzeler
(1933 - 2005)
HIGH POINT, N.C. - LuAnn Witzerman Winzeler, 72, of Maryfield Nursing Center, High Point, N.C., died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at High Point Regional Hospital.
Born Feb. 7, 1933, at Bryan, Ohio, to Trulah (Schad) and Forest E. Witzerman, she married Dan M. Winzeler in 1955 and he survives.
A 1951 graduate of Bryan High School, she attended Bowling Green State University and graduated from Ohio State University in 1955, where she was also a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority.
She had also been a member of the Civic League and First Presbyterian Church while living in Montpelier, Ohio. She was a member of Forest Hills Presbyterian Church in High Point, previously serving as a deacon, and was active in Meals on Wheels.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Jim (Kelley) Grainger of Charlotte, N.C. and Mrs. Jeff (Julie) Olingy of Chattanooga, Tenn.; a son, Daniel William (and wife, Cindy) Winzeler of Orlando, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Lee and Winn Grainger, Matt and Mike Olingy and Sami, Danny and Sydney Winzeler; and a brother, Allyn Witzerman of Knoxville, Tenn. She was preceded in death by a brother, Elvin Witzerman.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 6-8 p.m. in the Forest Hills Presbyterian Church. Memorial services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the church. Inurnment in the church columbarium will be private.
Memorials may be made to the church, 836 W. Lexington Ave., High Point, NC, 27262; Alzheimers Disease Foundation, c/o Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 or to Maryfield Nursing Center, 1315 Greensboro Road, High Point, NC 27260.
Martin P. Hoeffel
(1954 - 2005)
DEFIANCE - Martin P. Hoeffel, 50, of Defiance, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at Laurels of Defiance.
Born July 25, 1954, at Defiance, he was the son of Twyla V. (Keller) and Aloysius Hoeffel. A 1974 graduate of Fairview High School, he had worked at the Defiance Hospital for 10 years, K-Mart for 10 years and also at Quadco-Northwest Products. He was a member of St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Delaware Bend.
Surviving are two sisters, Judith Poulson of Sherwood and Mrs. Michael (Michelle) Retcher of Defiance, and a special friend, Stacie Miller of Hicksville.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Mast-Mock-Hoffman Funeral Home, Defiance, with a vigil service to be held at 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Delaware Bend with Father David Tscherne to officiate. Burial will be in St. Stephen's Catholic Cemetery, Defiance County.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Defiance County.
Linda J. (Perez) Zornes
(1961 - 2005)
STRYKER - Linda J. (Perez) Zornes, 44, of Stryker, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Born Aug. 18, 1961, at Wauseon, to Herlinda Castillo Santos and John "Juan" L. Perez, she married Lewis W. Zornes on May 14, 2005, and he survives.
Employed at Sauder Manufacturing for over eight years, she attended First Baptist Church, Stryker, and Cornerstone Church of God, Defiance.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a son, Matthew Perez of Columbus; a stepson, Preston D. Zornes of Stryker; her mother, Herlinda Castillo Santos of Celina; brothers and sisters, Alfonso Perez of Stryker, Roberto Perez of Columbus, Ramon Perez of Toledo, Isabel Giesge of Celina, Yvette Schlarman of Columbus, Brigett Cron of Celina and Esteban Costillo of Celina; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, John S. Perez.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. in the Grisier Funeral Home, Stryker. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church, Stryker, with the Rev. Daniel Douglass and the Rev. John McFarland to officiate. Interment will follow in Archbold Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the charity of family choice.
Eric S. Antigo
(1973 - 2005)
Eric S. Antigo, 32, of Bryan, died Wednesday morning, June 1, 2005, at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Center of Bryan.
Born Jan. 16, 1973, at Weirton, W. Va., he was the son of Donna L. (Cunningham) and Bradley L. Antigo Sr.
A supervisor at Arrow Tru Line, he was a member of the Bryan Eagles and coached in the Bryan Baseball Association's T-Ball league. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the 82nd Airborne Division.
Surviving are his companion, Shelley Oberlin of Bryan; daughters, Kaitlynn and Kloee Antigo, both of Bryan; his father, of Bryan; brothers, Bradley (and wife, Sheila) Antigo Jr. of Evansport, Tony (Mendi) Antigo of Weirton, W. Va., and Ronnie (Deanna) Antigo of Bryan; sisters, Mrs. Dale (Abbie) Starr of Weirton, W. Va., and Carla (and fiancˇ, Todd Cunningham) Robinson of Bryan; and many nieces and nephews.
His mother preceded him in death on Oct. 18, 2001.
Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. in the Burr Funeral Home & Crematory, Bryan.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Robert Dean to officiate. Burial will follow in Fountain Grove Cemetery in Bryan.
Memorials may be made to the Kaitlynn and Kloee Antigo Trust Fund.
Gerald Michael "Jerry" Distel
(1951 - 2005)
Gerald Michael "Jerry" Distel, 53, of Bryan, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at his home after an illness of six months.
Born Aug. 27, 1951, at Pontiac, Mich., to Shirley Ann (Pardee) and Joseph Jacob Distel, he married Donna L. Badman-Shaffer on the 100-yard marker of the 18th hole of Suburban Golf Course on Oct. 21, 2000, and she survives.
A 1970 graduate of Napoleon High School, he had attended Tri-State University in Angola, Ind. for two years. He was employed as a product designer with Ingersoll-Rand/Aro from 1972 until the time of his death.
He was a member of the Bryan Moose Lodge No. 1064, Bryan Eagles Aerie No. 2233 and Suburban Golf Club near Bryan.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two stepsons, Jeremy (and fiancee, Sharon Bisel) Shaffer of Evansport and Jason Shaffer of Montpelier; his mother, Shirley Distel of Napoleon; a brother, Joseph D. (and wife, Kathi) Distel of Napoleon; three sisters, Mrs. Clem (Kathy) Kutzli Jr. of Wauseon, Mrs. Scott (Karen) Saputo of Napoleon and Barbara Wilson of Bryan; and five nephews and seven nieces.
He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Susan Muncy.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, Bryan.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home with Father Daniel Borgelt to officiate. Burial will follow in St. Augustine Catholic Cemetery, Napoleon.
Memorials may be made to Hospice, The Caring Way, of Williams and Fulton Counties or to the American Cancer Society.