Obituaries

Lee Catherine Slee, 77

Lee Catherine Slee, age 77, of Lyons, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her home, with family at her bedside, Thursday morning, April 29, 2021. She was born on June 11, 1943 to Leo and Florence (Hampton) Knauss.  She married Dale Slee on March 31, 1971. Lee had worked for the …

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John L. Chorpenning, 88

John L. Chorpenning, 88, of Hamilton, Indiana, met his Savior face to face on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital, Angola, Indiana, and enjoyed a glorious reunion with those loved ones who had gone before him.  John was born in Auburn, Indiana, the son of the late …

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Virginia “Ginnie” L. McMillen, 60

Virginia “Ginnie” L. McMillen, 60, of Montpelier passed away Tuesday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  She was born on November 17, 1960 in Fremont, Ohio to Richard and Barbara (Craig) Heichel.  Ginnie graduated from Clyde High School IN 1979.  On September 10, 2011 she married Reed James …

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Randy L. Sweet, 61

Randy L. Sweet, 61, of Hicksville, Ohio passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 at Community Memorial Hospital – Hicksville.  Randy was born on February 2, 1960 in Hicksville, Ohio, the son of Wayne and Martha (Timbrook) Sweet.  He was a 1979 graduate of Hicksville High School and attended Four …

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Nira M. Thiel, 87

Nira M. Thiel, age 87, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 4:55 A.M. on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, after an extended illness. Mrs. Thiel was a 1951graduate of Antwerp High School and was employed as a secretary by The Aro Corporation in Bryan and Fleetwood Industries in Edgerton and then …

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Evelyn L. Fox, 97

Evelyn L. Fox, 97, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 26, 2021 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio, with her family at her side.  Evelyn was born on April 2, 1924 in Montpelier, Ohio daughter of the late Clarence and Elma (Deisler) Shankster.  She …

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Gladys, M. Skiles, 101

Gladys, M. Skiles, age 101, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 11:03 A.M. at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan, where she was a patient. Mrs. Skiles was called to nursing and completed the LVN program at Cameron Hospital in Bryan, Ohio, where she was a devoted nurse for twenty years. …

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Derrick A. Carroll, 35

Derrick A. Carroll, age 35, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers- Bryan. Derrick was an aspiring tattoo artist. Derrick A. Carroll was born February 9, 1986 in Amherst, Ohio, the son of Anthony D. and Deborah L. (Brock) Carroll. He married Renee L. …

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Steve A. Wise, 56

Steve A. Wise, age 56, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away at 3:25 P.M. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, shortly after admittance to ProMedica Defiance Hospital in Defiance after a sudden illness. Mr. Wise was a 1983 graduate of Defiance High School and entered the United States Marine Corp with his …

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Richard Brian Shaw, 47

“My life is yours, Lord, glorify Yourself!” was the cry of Brian Shaw’s heart when he received his terminal diagnosis of glioblastoma in 2018. This was a consistent prayer his entire life long. Brian’s deepest desire was to know Christ and to make Him known. On April 22, 2021, God …

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