Obituaries

Roger Charles Leo Engel, 81

Roger Charles Leo Engel, 81 years, of Montpelier, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home, Montpelier.  Roger was born May 25, 1940, in New Bavaria, Ohio, the son of the late Richard F. and Leone (Cruey) Engel.  He was a 1958 graduate of Holgate High School.  He …

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Diana J. Stairhime-Kosier, 77

Diana J. Stairhime-Kosier, 77, of Kunkle, OH and formerly of Hicksville, OH went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. She was born on October 9, 1943 in Hicksville to Randall W. and Leitha B. (Ruppert) Cottrell. Diana …

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Donna J. Hancock, 89

Donna J. Hancock, age 89, of Stryker, Ohio, passed away at 5:28 P.M. on Sunday, September 5, 2021, at the Laurels of Defiance, where she had been a resident. Donna retired from Bryan Custom Plastics and then worked at The Barn at Sauder Village for several years. She was a …

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Yulonda M. “Loni” Cameron, 81

Yulonda M. “Loni” Cameron, age 81, of Stryker, died Saturday, September 4, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, Ohio after a brief bout with non-covid related pneumonia. Born on April 25, 1940 in LaGrange, Indiana, Loni was the daughter of Raymond and Mildred (Atkison) Parks. She was a 1958 …

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Wyatt William “Bill” Posey Jr., 85

Wyatt William “Bill” Posey Jr., 85, passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio. Wyatt was born September 11, 1935, in Defiance County, Ohio, to Clara and Wyatt William Posey, Sr. He married Phyllis Royer in 1963 in Darke County, Ohio, and she …

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Mary N. Gambrell, 81

Mary N. Gambrell, 81, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Vancrest of Hicksville, where she was a resident.  Mary was born May 3, 1940 in Wayne County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Buford and Thelma (Hollis) Gambrell.  She attended Lifeline Connect Church, Hicksville.  Mary enjoyed …

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Gary R. Frank, 58

Gary R. Frank, age 58, of Maumee, Ohio, passed away at 6:40 P.M. on Saturday, September 4, 2021, shortly after admittance to Promedica Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio. Gary attended Lark Lane School and Jay Shuer School and later was employed by various adult workshops in the Toledo area. He …

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Avon J. Collins, 81

Avon J. Collins, age 81, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 4:32 P.M. on Saturday, September 4, 2021, in her home after a sudden illness. Mrs. Collins was employed as a press operator at Allied Molded and retired with thirty-seven years of service. She attended the Gospel Tabernacle in Bryan …

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Mary E. Lykins, 90

Mary E. Lykins, age 90, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 5:15 A.M. on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at SKLD Bryan, where she was a resident. Mrs. Lykins was a 1949 graduate of Edgerton High School. She was a devoted homemaker and worked with her husband at Lykins Party Store …

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Dorothy “Marlene” Smith, 88

Dorothy “Marlene” Smith, 88 years old, of Bryan passed away Friday, September 3, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer peacefully entering into the arms of her Lord.  Marlene began her earthly journey, September 4, 1932, near Melbern, Ohio at the family farm. She was the daughter of the late Cleo …

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