Bueta M. Rupp
PETTISVILLE - Bueta M. Rupp, 72, of Pettisville, died Monday afternoon, Aug. 15, 2005, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.
Among her survivors is her husband, Marlin Rupp.
Arrangements are pending at Short Funeral Home, Archbold.
Joseph William Neubauer
(1973 - 2005)
MILFORD CENTER - Joseph William Neubauer, 31, of Milford Center, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Ohio State University Hospital.
He was born Sept. 30, 1973, in Columbus.
An electrical apprentice with Berwick Electrical, he was attending technical school to receive training as a commercial electrical journeyman.
Surviving are his wife, Sundee Kay Bowshier Neubauer; four children, Zachary Peterson, Madison Neubauer, Macee and Myah Neubauer; his father, Reid W. (and wife, Lori) Moore Neubauer of Pioneer; his mother, Christy Neubauer of Milford Center; a sister, Stacie Neubauer of Marysville; a stepbrother, Joshua King of Pioneer; grandparents, Frank Neubauer of Forest and Tony Ebelberger of Columbus; a great-grandmother, Marie Ebelberger of Columbus; father- and mother-in-law, Dave and Kerry Bowshier, both of Marysville.
Visitation will be held today from 2-4 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. prior to the 7 p.m. funeral in the Underwood Funeral Home, Marysville.
Memorials may be made to the Joseph Neubauer Memorial Fund.
Elizabeth C. Lawrence
(1987 - 2005)
ROCKFORD - Elizabeth C. Lawrence, 17, of Rockford, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, in Van Wert County.
Born Oct. 21, 1987, at Bryan, she was the daughter of Sharon S. (Rickenberg) and Rex E. Lawrence. A senior at Parkway High School, she was a first chair flutist in the concert band, winner of the mental attitude award in cross country and winner of the mental attitude award and most improved in track.
She was also a member of the National Honor Society with a 4.0 GPA, Trinity Lutheran Church, and was involved with Youth For Christ, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the March of Dimes.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Caroline Lawrence at home; maternal grandmother, Marion Rickenberg of Bryan; and paternal grandmother, June Lawrence of Bluffton, Ind. Preceding her in death were maternal grandfather, William Rickenberg, and paternal grandfather, Ted Lawrence.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 3-9 p.m. (2-8 p.m. Indiana Time) in the Goodwin Memorial Chapel, Bluffton, Ind.
Services will be held Friday at noon (11 a.m. Indiana Time) in the Goodwin Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Richard Buchsteiner to officiate. Burial will be in Fountain Grove Cemetery, Bryan. Memorials may be made to the March of Dimes.
James Thomas Eustace
(1934 - 2005)
HARLINGEN, Texas - James Thomas Eustace, 58, died July 25, 2005, at Harlingen, Texas.
Employed by General Telephone Company of Ohio for 30 years, he retired to San Benito, Texas in 1995.
Surviving are his wife, Rachel Connelly Eustace; two sons, Troy (and wife, Tiffany) and Trent (Becky) of Pioneer, Ohio; his father, James (Mary) Eustace of Loraine, Ohio; brothers, Robert of Lorain, Donald of Santa Anna, Calif., Richard of Norwalk, Ohio and Allen of Nashville, Tenn.; stepchildren, Sherri Hanna of Spring Arbor, Mich., Mark Rettig of Napoleon, Ohio and Holli Kemarly of Liberty, Ky.; and several grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Agnes and a son, Travis.
An Open House in celebration of his life will be held Sunday, Aug. 28, from 1-4 p.m. in the Lick Creek Church of the Brethren Fellowship Hall, Bryan, Ohio. Memorials may be made to an agency of the donor's choice.
Jeanette M. Filson
(1934 - 2005)
WAUSEON - Jeanette M. Filson, 70, of Wauseon and formerly of Stryker, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon.
She was born Dec. 1, 1934 in Stryker to Mildred (Sinkey) and Sylvia Kryling.
Prior to her retirement, she had worked for LaChoy Food Products in Archbold.
Surviving are three sons, Dick (and wife, Angie) Filson of Archbold, Allen (Joyce) Filson of Venus, Texas, and Kevin Cherry of Wauseon; three daughters, Elain Jones of Lansing, Mich., Mrs. Jeff (Paula) Hahn of Defiance and Beth Filson of Swanton; 18 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Stryker Cemetery with the Rev. Dale Kern to officiate.
Bessie L. Parrish
(1913 - 2005)
EDON - Bessie L. Parrish, 92, of Edon, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, where she had been a resident.
Born June 30, 1913, in Paulding County, to Goldie (Blaine) and Nay Thrasher, she married Paul J. Parrish on Feb. 14, 1935, in Paulding County, and he preceded her in death on July 14, 1992. A longtime Edon resident, she was a homemaker and avid gardener. She was a member of the Green Thumb Garden Club, the Northwest Grange and the Nettle Lake Grandmother's Club.
Surviving are three sons, William Parrish of Edgerton, Howard (and wife, Marilyn) Parrish of Edon and Daniel (Mary) Parrish of Edmund, Okla.; two daughters, Mrs. Gerald (Marilyn) Iott of Deerfield, Mich., and Mrs. Shirley Kinner of North Port, Fla.; a daughter-in-law, Jacqueline Parrish of Defiance; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and two sisters, Faye Manon and Mary Carroll, both of Defiance.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Harold Parrish; four brothers, Dennis, Russell, Ray and Pat Thrasher; four sisters, Opal Pessefall, Evelyn Overly, Gertrude Thrasher and Gladys Burkhart; and a great-granddaughter.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-8 p.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edon.
Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Donald Leckrone to officiate. Burial will follow in the Edon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers - Hospice Care or to the Park View Nursing Center Activity Fund.
Ruth Ann (Henry) Wolf
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Ruth Ann Wolf, 51, of Kissimmee, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005, in Orlando.
Born July 22, 1953, at Bryan, Ohio, she graduated from Montpelier High School in 1971 and was employed at Robinair Manufacturing in Montpelier. She moved from Ohio to the Kissimmee area in 1983, and married Frank Wolf in 1988, and he survives.
A member of the Bible Baptist Church in Kissimmee, Fla., she was active in their music department. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a daughter, Jennifer St. John of Kissimmee; a son, Joshua St. John of St. Cloud; a granddaughter, Riley Jeanne St. John; three stepdaughters, April Wolf of Ashville, N.C., Leah Wolf of Cape Coral and Amanda Williams of Orlando; two stepgrandchildren; and a brother, Dallas Henry of Norway, Maine.
A memorial service was held Saturday, July 23, at Bible Baptist Church, Kissimmee, followed by interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Kissimmee.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Research, 419 Fifth St. STE 2030, Defiance, OH 43512, phone (888) 227-6446, fax (419) 782-4372, or to the Bible Baptist Church (Music Dept.), 1500 E. Vine St., Kissimmee, FL 34744.
SPRINGFIELD, Va. - Janet Rickard, 60, of Springfield, Va., died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005.
Arrangements for a memorial service are pending in Springfield.