Obituaries

Doris M. Giovarelli, 94

Doris M. Giovarelli, age 94, of Wauseon, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Doris was born in Graterford, Pennsylvania, but has been a resident of Wauseon, Ohio for 49 years. Doris’ faith was very important to her, as were her friends and family. Among …

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Steven L. Fritch, 57

Steven L. Fritch, age 57, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 12:34 P.M. on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Cleveland Clinic from complications of COVID-19. Mr. Fritch was a 1982 graduate of Edgerton High School and was currently employed by Jason Dietsch Sales and Service as a salesman in the …

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Connie Jean Wilhelm, 74

Connie Jean Wilhelm, age 74, of Napoleon, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at her home. She was born on October 25, 1947 to Harry and Doris (Smith) Hull in Napoleon, Ohio. Connie graduated from Pettisville High School and worked for 10 years at Sheridan Manufacturing. She was …

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Kim M. Votaw, 59

Kim M. Votaw, 59, of Pioneer passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan.  She was born on February 21, 1962 in Wauseon to Arlen K. and Christine S. (Wise) Horton.  Kim attended North Central High School.  In 1990 she graduated from Hillsdale Beauty …

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Karen Annette Heath, 62

Karen Annette Heath of Wauseon, Ohio passed away in her home peacefully on January 12, 2022, with her family by her side. She was born on July 11, 1959 to Patsy R. and Fredrick I. Heath in Logansport, IN. Karen shared her tremendous ability to care for others, not only …

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James W. Beehler, Jr., 75

James W. Beehler, Jr., age 75, of Ney, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Promedica Defiance Hospital. Jim was a US Air Force veteran. After his time in the service, he was a police officer in Detroit and retired from the security department at Ford Motor Company. …

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Alvin D. Booher, 71

Alvin D. Booher, 71, of Bryan, Ohio passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022, in his residence.  He was born October 26, 1950, in Hudson, Michigan, son of the late Edward Booher and Betty (Miller) Hudson.  Alvin worked in maintenance at Spangler Candy Company, and previously at Hillside Country Living.  In …

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Carroll L. “Lee” Sickmiller, 81

Carroll L. “Lee” Sickmiller, age 81, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at Bryan Healthcare & Rehab, following a brief illness. Lee worked for many years at Hayes-Albion before it closed, worked at Pioneer Forge and Sauder Manufacturing and retired from the Aro Corporation. He enjoyed …

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Orval (Orv) D. Grieser, 94

Orval (Orv) D. Grieser of Archbold OH entered his eternal home on January 10, 2022. He was born August 31, 1927 to Verden Monroe and Nellie Priscilla (Short) Grieser near Archbold OH. As a young teenager, he accepted Jesus as his Savior. He married Norma Jean Moll on October 28, …

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Paula S. Rohrs, 51

Paula S. Rohrs, age 51, of Stryker passed away on January 9, 2022, in her home. Paula was a babysitter for many children throughout her life. Paula was born on April 12, 1970 in Bryan to Greg and Cathy (Gansmiller) Bowers. After graduating from Stryker High School in 1988, she …

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