Obituaries

Jennifer Lynn Gambler, 45

Jennifer Lynn Gambler, 45, of Montpelier passed away Wednesday morning at her home in Montpelier.  She was born April 24, 1975 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Joseph A. and Nancy (McComb) Buettner. She is survived by her mother Nancy McComb of Ft. Wayne, father Joseph (Sherry) Buettner of Sarasota, Florida, …

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Robert George Smith, 73

Robert George Smith, 73, of Edon, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at Community Hospital and Wellness Center in Montpelier. He was born on January 20, 1947 in Wauseon to Kenneth and Margaret (Toker) Smith. Robert graduated from Bryan High School in 1968. He honorably served his country in …

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Michele M. Wilson, 74

Michele M. Wilson, 74 years, formerly of Ottawa, Ohio and of Vandalia, Ohio passed Saturday, May 16, 2020 at her son’s residence in Hicksville, Ohio. She was born March 12, 1946 in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of the late Paul M. and Elizabeth (Gladfelder) Foley. She was a 1964 graduate. …

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Adlene M. “Addie” Shull, 86

Adlene M. “Addie” Shull, age 86, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 2:45 A.M. on Monday, May 18, 2020, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mrs. Shull worked as a custodian for the City of Bryan and had worked at 50 Corporation in Bryan. Addie enjoyed playing cards, especially Euchre, …

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Mindy Kay Smalley, 36

Mindy Kay Smalley, 36, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020 at Mercy Hospital, Defiance, Ohio. Mindy was born on March 21, 1984 at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. She is the daughter of the late Rebecca (Shafer) Smalley and Dean (Susie) Smalley. Susie adopted Mindy …

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Eleanor M. Bexten, 84

Eleanor M. Bexten, 84, of Pioneer passed away Sunday at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan.  She was born on February 22, 1936 in Pioneer to Layton M. and Blanch Elma (Hillard) Eidenier.  Eleanor graduated from Pioneer High School in 1954.  On September 10, 1983 she married Anthony Bexten and …

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Jeanette “Greta” Weber, 80

Jeanette “Greta” Weber, age 80, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away surrounded by family at the Fulton Manor Nursing Home on May 15, 2020. Greta was well known in Wauseon as the owner of Tiny’s Dairy Barn along with her husband, “Tiny”. Greta leaves behind a family who adored her, and countless …

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Ernest James Belella, 94

Ernest James Belella, of Bryan, OH, died on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Hillside Country Living. He was 93. Ernie, as he was known to friends and family, was born on March 13, 1926 in Mahaffey, Pennsylvania to Raffaele “Ralph” Belella and Hattie Herman Belella. He graduated from Mahaffey High …

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David L. Parker, 78

David L. Parker, 78 years, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020, at Golden Years Homestead, where he was a resident.  David was born November 30, 1941, in Paulding, Ohio, the son of the late Dallas and Nellie (Bristol) Parker.  He was a 1959 graduate of Mark Center …

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Edna May “Yogi” Miller, 92

Edna May “Yogi” Miller, age 92, of Wauseon, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020, at the Fulton County Health Center. Prior to her retirement, she had worked at All Star Products in Defiance and had been a dental assistant. Edna was born in Kunkle, Ohio on May 4, 1928, the …

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