Obituaries

Steve Edward Hornyak, 78

Steve Edward Hornyak, 78, of Montpelier, passed away on August 10, 2022 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice in Defiance. He was born on October 7, 1943 in Bryan. Steve graduated from Edgerton High School in 1962 and after graduation he honorably served his country in the United States Army …

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Sheila Foster, 92

Sheila Foster passed away in the early morning hours of July 12, 2022 attended by her family. Sheila had a rich and full life that was punctuated by tremendous personal loss. She weathered the loss of her parents at a very young age and was raised by her maternal aunt. …

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Kathryn M. Ogden, 88

Kathryn M. Ogden, 88, of Montpelier passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Laurels of Defiance.  She was born on July 3, 1934 in East St. Louis, Illinois to Max and Anna (Mueller) Butler.  She married Charles L. Ogden, Sr., and he preceded her in death in 2004. Kathryn was …

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Cheryl Diane Rinebolt, 54

Cheryl Diane Rinebolt, 54 years, of Hicksville, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville. Cheryl was born June 6, 1968, in Paulding, Ohio, the daughter of Ronald E. “Luke” and Shirley M. (Canter) McCain. She attended Paulding High School. Cheryl enjoyed fishing, compiling family history, and …

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Tami Lynn Richmond, 64

Tami Lynn Richmond, age 64, of Montpelier, moved on to her next life with the Lord on August 7, 2022.  She was born in Montpelier on February 28, 1958 to Tom and Alice (Anders) Watts.  She attended Montpelier schools and graduated in 1976.  She went on to study at Northwest …

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John B. Clements, Sr., 93

John B. Clements, Sr., 93, of Pioneer passed away at his home Sunday, August 7, 2022.  He was born on January 6, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan to Orthell and Jessie P. (Chrisman) Clements.  John graduated from Pioneer High School in 1946.  He proudly served in the United States Navy Seabee’s …

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Beverly Donna Laughlin, 83

Beverly Donna Laughlin, 83, of Montpelier, OH was granted her angel wings on August 6, 2022 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice surrounded by her family. Bev was born on January 22, 1939 to Arthur Edward Ericksen and Ariel Rebecca Zeiter in Angola, IN. She lived in California for a time as …

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Dakota “Kota” D. Bauer, 25

Dakota “Kota” D. Bauer, age 25, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at his home. Kota was a 2016 graduate of Bryan High School and 4 County Career Center where he studied Ag Diesel. He enjoyed hunting, collecting coins and tinkering in the shop with his …

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John L. Opdycke, 70

John L. Opdycke, 70, of Bryan, Ohio passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Community Hospital and Wellness Center, Bryan, with his family by his side. John was born October 16, 1951, in Bryan, Ohio, the son of the late A. Leonard and Dorothy Brown (Decker) Opdycke. He was a …

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Valerie J. Hagelberger, 64

Valerie J. Hagelberger, age 64, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers- Bryan surrounded by her loving family. Val cherished spending time with her kids and grandkids, and caring for their dog, Brody. Valerie was born on April 1, 1958, …

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