Obituaries

Michael Volkert, 72

Michael P. Volkert, 72 years, of Mark Center, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Laurels of Defiance, where he has been a resident the past four weeks.  Michael was born November 23, 1940 in Defiance, Ohio the son of Charles and Muriel (Fillman) Volkert.  He was a 1958 graduate of Central …

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Donna Mae Leininger, 82

Donna Mae Leininger, age 82, of Wauseon passed away unexpectedly Saturday September 28, 2013 in her home. Prior to her retirement she had been a lifelong Homemaker. Mrs. Leininger was born on October 7, 1930 in Napoleon, Ohio the daughter of the late William and the late Frances (Dietrich) Betson. …

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Deloris Baker, 87

Deloris A. Baker, 87, of Montpelier, passed away Saturday at her son’s home in Alvordton.  She was born on January 21, 1926 in Pioneer, Ohio to Clarence E. and Lelia (Richardson) Lanius.  Deloris attended the Hay Jay School and graduated from Pioneer High School in 1944.  She was a William’s County resident her …

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Hattie Hulbert, 89

Hattie Hulbert, age 89, of rural Hamilton, Indiana, died at 4:20 P.M. on Thursday, September 26, 2013, from injuries suffered in an auto accident in Hamilton. Mrs. Hulbert was formerly employed by Plas-Tec in Edon, Ohio, and retired from Textron in Angola, Indiana. During World War II, she was like …

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Michael Balzer, 58

Michael E. Balzer, 58 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Parkview Regional Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Also known as Dozer, he was born May 29, 1955 in Bryan, Ohio, the son of Ralph E. and JoAnne (Butt) Balzer.  He was a 1973 graduate of Bryan High School.  He married …

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Dawn Bauer, 45

Daughter, sister, aunt and loving friend, Dawn M. Bauer, age 45, of Archbold, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013, in her parents’ home in Bryan. Dawn was a 1986 graduate of Montpelier High School and earned an Associate Degree in Business from the University of Findlay. She was employed …

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L. George Brown, 68

L. George Brown, 68 of Bryan and formerly of Stryker passed away early Tuesday morning in his home surrounded by his family.  He was born on July 20, 1945 in Bryan, Ohio to Ira and Mable (Hart) Brown.  He attended Montpelier Public Schools and went on to serve in the United States …

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Gary Starr, 67

Gary J. Starr, 67, of Montpelier passed away Monday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  He was born on February 8, 1946 to Harold “Shorty” P. and Marcielle M. (Dick) Starr.  Gary graduated from Montpelier High School in 1964 and then earned his bachelor’s degree from Tri State University, Angola, …

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Barbara Ann Scantlen, 62

Barbara Ann Scantlen, 62 years, of Bryan, died on Friday, September 20, 2013 at Hillside Country Living in Bryan. Barbara, Bryan High School class of 69, was born on October 21, 1950, and was the daughter of the late Roy and Ilo (Klingler) Franklin. Though she was a long-time sufferer …

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Elizabeth Lloyd, 91

Elizabeth Ann Lloyd, age 91, of Wauseon, passed away Friday afternoon, September 20, 2013 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Elizabeth was born in Wauseon on November 15, 1921, the daughter of Otto and Eugenia (Harrison) Funkhauser. She was a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Army Veteran, having served from 1946 …

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