Obituaries

Karen M. Polter, 80

Karen M. Polter, 80 years, of Hicksville, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at Brookview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Defiance.  Karen was born September 8, 1939, in Hicksville, the daughter of the late Roger and Alice Marie (Revert) Coy.  She was a 1957 graduate of Farmer High School.  Karen married …

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JoAnn Mettert, 84

JoAnn Mettert, 84 years, of Hicksville, Ohio passed away Friday, August 28, 2020 at Parkview Hospital-Randalia, Fort Wayne, Indiana. JoAnn was born January 11, 1936, the daughter of the late LaVon and Esther (Wildermuth) Ballinger. She was a 1954 graduate of Hicksville High School. JoAnn was a lifelong Avon Sales …

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Edwin L. Mitschelen, 91

Edwin L. Mitschelen, age 91, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 8:45 A.M. on Monday, August 31, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice. Mr. Mitschelen was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving from 1951-1955 during the Korean War. He was a vocational educator for 25 years. …

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Roberta Ann Knecht, 81

Roberta Ann Knecht, age 81, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 7:51 P. M. on Friday, August 28, 2020, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, surrounded by her family, after a brief illness.  Mrs. Knecht was a 1957 graduate of Edgerton High School and graduated from Bowling Green State …

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Theresa K. Shaffer, 47

Theresa K. Shaffer, 47 years, of West Unity, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee.  Theresa was born April 25, 1973, in Montpelier, the daughter of Clair and Marilyn (Maag) Shaffer.  She attended West Unity High School.  Theresa enjoyed reading, watching baseball, especially the Houston Astros, …

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Maynard L. Sauder, 88

Maynard L. Sauder, 88, passed away peacefully, August 28, 2020, at Fairlawn Haven Special Care Neighborhood, Archbold, after a long and fruitful life.  He was born in Archbold, Ohio, on February 15, 1932, to parents Erie J. and Leona (Short) Sauder.  Maynard received his education at International Business College, Fort Wayne, and …

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James E. Coolman, 77

James E. Coolman, 77, of Montpelier passed away Thursday evening at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Montpelier.  He was born on February 23, 1943 in Adrian, Michigan to Everett L. and Valorus (Grimm) Coolman.  Jim graduated from Edon High School in 1961.  On September 12, 1998 he married Peggy …

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Donald F. Youngker, 83

Donald F. Youngker, 83 years, of Sherwood, passed away Friday, August 28, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  Donald was born November 11, 1936, in Defiance, Ohio, the son of the late Francis D. and Ella (Little) Youngker.  Donald served in the United States Army from 1956-1958.  …

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Lois Ann Weirauch, 81

Lois Ann Weirauch, age 81, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020, at CHP – Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice with her family by her side, she went to her Heavenly Home. She was born May 30, 1939 at Fayette, the daughter of Dale and Reva (Love) Myers. She was …

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Christy Ann Wyatt, 72

Christy Ann Wyatt, 72 years, of Stryker, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center, Bryan, Ohio. Christy was born May 8, 1948 in Nashua, New Hampshire, the daughter of the late Richard and Rena (Rosedoff) Wyatt. She was a self-employed home health aide for …

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