Obituaries

Joyce M. Nelson, 74

Joyce M. Nelson, age 74, of Cecil, Ohio, passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. She was a chef and cook her entire working career. She worked in fine restaurants and family restaurants preparing gourmet meals and comfort food. Joyce also enjoyed playing bingo and fishing. Joyce …

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Harold Hulbert, 91

Harold Hulbert, 91, of Defiance, Ohio passed away on February 28th at the Defiance Area Hospice Center. Harold was born on December 1, 1930 to Earl and Alas Hulbert in Hicksville, Ohio.  He grew up working on the farm with his siblings and attended the Kunkle School.  Harold went on …

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Ksenia “Susan” Britsch, 79

It is with great sadness that the family of Ksenia “Susan” M. Britsch (nee Juzwiak) announce her sudden passing on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at the age of 79 after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Susan was born on October 22, 1942, in Stanislov, Poland (Ukraine) and was preceded in death by …

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Thomas A. Tilton, 83

Thomas A. Tilton, age 83, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at the Community Health and Wellness Center in Bryan, Ohio, after a brief illness. A resident of Bryan for forty-two years, Tom retired in 1994, after a long and respected career as a funeral director. …

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Marlene L. Viers-Kurfiss, 80

Marlene L. Viers-Kurfiss, age 80, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2022, surrounded by her loving family at Swanton Healthcare & Retirement Center under the care of Ohio Living Healthcare & Hospice.  Marlene was born on March 2, 1941, in Wauseon to the late William and Erma (Shaneour) Colon. On …

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Otis Daymon Plassman, 46

Otis Daymon Plassman, age 46, of Wauseon, passed away on February 24, 2022, at Promedica Toledo Hospital in Toledo. He had worked in maintenance at Perfom Technologies in Swanton. Otis was born on May 13, 1975, the son of Otis and Janet (Mullins) Plassman. On January 3, 2006, he married …

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Chris C. Gotshall, 76

Lifelong Bryan resident, Chris C. Gotshall, age 76, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, February 19, 2022, while wintering in Rotonda West, Florida. Chris was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, on July 26, 1945, to Charles Clifford and Mary Yvette (Calvin) Gotshall, also lifelong Bryan residents. Surviving is his …

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Nancy C. Greek, 85

Nancy C. Greek, age 85, of Defiance, Ohio, passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family. Nancy was born December 11, 1936, in Angola, Indiana, the daughter of Ralph C. and Mabel V. (Smith) Hollinger. She attended …

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Freeman “Fritz” E. Miller, 92

Freeman “Fritz” E. Miller, 92, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2022, at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville.  Freeman was born July 17, 1929 in Nottawa Township, Michigan, the son of the late Ervin and Magdalena (Yoder) Miller.  He enlisted in the United States Army, and achieved the rank …

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Richard LaMar Scantlen, 93

Richard LaMar Scantlen, 93 of Montpelier went to be with the Lord on February 24, 2022 in Jensen Beach, Florida surrounded by his family.  He was born on January 16, 1929 in Alvordton, Ohio to John J. and Ivy Mae (Shaffer) Scantlen.  Richard was a 1947 Bryan High School graduate.  On June 11, 1946 …

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