Obituaries

Wilford B. “Spiv” Jennings, 95

Wilford B. “Spiv” Jennings, age 95, of Hamilton, Indiana, passed away at 6:55 A.M. on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at Northern Lakes Care and Rehab in Angola, Indiana. Mr. Jennings was a lifelong farmer near Hamilton. He attended Edon United Methodist Church and was a shareholder in the Edon Co-Op. …

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Harriett Elizabeth Lamneck, 70

Harriett Elizabeth Lamneck, 70 years, of Bryan, passed away Thursday evening, August 13, 2020, at Evergreen Healthcare, Montpelier.  Harriett was born August 3, 1950, in Miami, Florida, the daughter of the late Charles Leslie and Arletta Dale (Spears) Blake.  Harriett was a homemaker most of her life, but she had …

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Gerald W. “Jerry” Caryer, Jr., 63

Gerald W. “Jerry” Caryer, Jr., 63 years, of Ney, Ohio passed away Saturday, August 15, 2020 in his residence. Jerry was born June 25, 1957 in Defiance, Ohio, the son of the late Gerald W. “Jack” and Mildred A. “Millie” (Brown) Caryer. He was a 1975 graduate of Fairview High …

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Robert A. Storrer, 95

Robert A. Storrer, 95, of Montpelier passed away Sunday evening at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan. He was born on March 28, 1925 in Montpelier to Adolph Conrad and Mildred May (Weuger) Storrer. On June 23, 1946 he married Jane L. Grimes in Montpelier and she preceded him in …

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Elowene Finzer, 94

Elowene Finzer, 94 years, of Hicksville, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Hickory Creek at Hicksville. Elowene was born March 24, 1926 in Hicksville, the oldest daughter of the late Leland and Vanda (Hinsch) Appel. In Elowene’s youth, she attended a one room schoolhouse in Farmer, Ohio and was …

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Doyle E. Bender, 84

Doyle E. Bender, age 84, passed away surrounded by his family at his daughters residence on Saturday, August 15, 2020 where he had lived for the past 3 years. He was born on September 1, 1935 in Chesterfield Township to Edwin T. and Hazel (Croninger) Bender. Doyle was a graduate …

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Guy William “Bill” Edwards, 78

Guy William “Bill” Edwards, 78, of Bryan, passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 14, 2020 at SKLD in Bryan. He was born on May 28, 1942 in Bryan to Warren Hendrix and Iris Lucile (Mercer) Edwards. Bill attended North Central High School. Bill worked for Isaac’s in Bryan …

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Patricia A. VanAuken, 88

Patricia A. VanAuken, age 88, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020, at her home. She had worked at Strydel in Stryker, Ohio, for 31 ½ years before her retirement. Patricia loved to travel, go to garage sales, work puzzle books and collect teddy bears and cardinals.  But time with …

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Rickie “Rick” Ray Williams, 74

Rickie “Rick” Ray Williams, age 74, of Napoleon, Ohio, passed away August 12, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. Rick served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement, Rick worked as a materials engineer for Detroit Diesel for 47 years. Born on …

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Reverend David E. Tilly, 65

Reverend David E. Tilly, 65, of Montpelier passed away Thursday morning at Waterville Healthcare.  He was born on February 4, 1955 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Evan Conrad and Lois A. (Rask) Tilly.  On June 1, 1985 he married Jean L. Voelker and she survives. Dave graduated from North Allegheny High School in …

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