Obituaries

Sue Ann Smith, 74

Sue Ann Smith, age 74, of Stryker, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at the Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center. Sue Ann had worked for the former Oberlin Turkey Farm. Sue Ann was born in Williams County, Ohio on September 29, 1947, the daughter of Russ and Ruth Ann (Luty) …

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Holly Renee Small, 58

Holly Renee Small, age 58, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away at 1:15 P.M. on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in her home, surrounded by her family, after a courageous four-year battle with cancer. Holly was a 1981 graduate of Edgerton High School, where she was a member of the state …

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Phyllis Ann (Grisier) Reed, 72

Phyllis Ann (Grisier) Reed, 72, of Centerville, passed away surrounded by her family on April 25, 2022 after a courageous battle with kidney disease. Phyllis was born August 17, 1949 in Wauseon, Ohio to the late William F. and Helen L. (Perkins) Grisier. Phyllis is preceded in death by her …

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Geneva Irene White, 86

Geneva Irene White, 86, of Montpelier passed away Monday, April 26, 2022 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.  She was born on September 17, 1935 in Alvordton, Ohio to Gaylord T. and Leona F. (Maneval) Landon.  Irene graduated from Alvordton High School in 1953. Irene was the owner / operator of …

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Barbara “Barb” K. Kirkendall, 86

Barbara “Barb” K. Kirkendall, 86, of Pioneer passed away early Monday morning. She was born Barbara Kay Miller on Jan. 31, 1936, in Marshall, Michigan, to George E. and Minerva Catherine (Heer) Miller. She was a 1954 graduate of North Central High School and on July 24 of that year …

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Rosalea R. Mick, 90

Rosalea R. Mick, 90, of Montpelier passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan.  She was born on April 22, 1932 in Cass County, Indiana to John Park and Lillie Leona (Berkheiser) Britton.  Rosalea graduated in 1950 from Union Mills High School in …

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Jean Ann Guhl, 75

Jean Ann Guhl, age 75, passed away unexpectedly in her home on April 11, 2022. Prior to her retirement Jean had been a Registered Nurse, having served at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold and also at Northcrest Nursing Home in Napoleon as the Director of Nursing. Jean was born …

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James L. Gibson, Sr., 68

James L. Gibson, Sr., 68, of Pioneer, Ohio passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Mercy Health- St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio. James was born January 25, 1954, in Logan, West Virginia, the son of the late James C. and Artie M. (Gilman) Gibson. He married Joyce M. Treadway …

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Richard Nelson Franks, 82

Richard Nelson Franks was born June 24, 1939, in Prescott, Arizona, and went home to the Lord on April 24, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Betty Barclay Franks. They were married April 19, 1963, at Grace Lutheran Church in Glendale, Arizona. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a …

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Sharon D. Mills, 78

Sharon D. Mills, 78, of Montpelier passed away Sunday evening, April 24, 2022 at The Inn at Fountain Park in Bryan.  She was born on April 10, 1944 in LaGrange, Indiana to Harold and Maude (Gabby) Mills.  Sharon graduated from Edon High School. She is survived by her children James …

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