Obituaries

Maureen C. Knapp, 85

Maureen C. Knapp, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at SKLD Nursing in Bryan, Ohio. Ms. Knapp attended Williamston High School. She retired from Kroger with over 20 years of service. She was a lifetime member of the Post 2489 …

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Jerry Lee Mull, 67

Jerry Lee Mull, age 67, of Delta, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Prior to his retirement he had been a Tool and Die Journeyman, having worked for Fulton Industries and then Alcan. Jerry was born in Wauseon on March 29, 1954, the son of …

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Solar Project Moves Forward

The Ohio Power Siting Board approves an application, filed by Arche Energy Project, LLC, to construct a 107-megawatt, solar-powered generating facility in Gorham Township, in Fulton County. The project will occupy 600 acres within an a 1,000-acre area. Officials say it will consist of large solar panels, ground-mounted on a …

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Barbara Jean Cawthorne, 70

Barbara Jean Cawthorne, age 70, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Wednesday morning,  April 14, 2021 in Toledo, Ohio. Barbara was born June 13, 1950 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Paul, Sr. and Bessie Simmons.  She was in the first graduating class of Evergreen High School in 1968, and attended Owens …

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Wilhelmina K. “Billye” Leininger, 80

Wilhelmina K. “Billye” Leininger, age 80, passed away April 15, 2021 in her home in Archbold. Billye was co-owner of Leininger Floor Covering. She was also an immense presence in the lives of her family, her community, and St. James Lutheran Church; a true matriarch. Billye was born January 5, …

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Elma “Honey” Auchard, 100

Elma “Honey” Auchard, 100 years of age, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 at Hillside Country Living, Bryan, Ohio, where she was a resident.  Elma was born February 22, 1921, in Woodston, Kansas, the daughter of the late James G. and Edna G. (Grimes) Breckenridge.  She was …

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Deloris “Dee” Jean Wiyrick, 89

Deloris “Dee” Jean Wiyrick, 89, of Mount Grove, Missouri, and formerly of West Jefferson Township, went to the loving arms of her Lord on April 13, 2021 where she was met by her loving husband, Paul, two sons, Rick and Kevin and her parents, Otis and Thelma Mercer. She was …

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Deborah Elizabeth Wright, infant

Deborah Elizabeth Wright, the beloved daughter of Michaela B. Hobbs and Michael L. Wright was born sleeping on April 13, 2021 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan. In addition to her parents, Deborah is survived by six siblings; her maternal grandparents Tammy & Dennis Miller and Will & …

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Gregory L. Langham, 66

Gregory L. Langham, 66 years, of Hicksville, Ohio passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 with his family by his side.  Greg was born on October 10, 1954 in Hicksville, Ohio, son of the late Donald Langham and Doris (Bassett) Ridgway.  He was a 1973 graduate …

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Robert “Mike” Harbour, 68

Robert “Mike” Harbour was a preacher, husband, and father. Mike had many friends around the country and the world. He went to his eternal reward on April 10, 2021, after becoming suddenly ill. Mike was born in Huntington, West Virginia, on March 18, 1953 to Sylvester and Iona Harbour. He …

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