Obituaries

Robert E. Peters, 83

Robert E. Peters, 83 years of Defiance, went home to be with is Lord and Savior on Monday, May 23, 2022, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio. Robert was born March 21, 1939, in Defiance, Ohio, the son of the late Ronald and Letha (Kuhn) Peters. Robert …

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Jason A. Hicks, 45

Jason A. Hicks, age 45, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away early Sunday, May 22, 2022, in his home. He was a 1995 graduate Hilltop High School and had been employed by Vison Color in West Unity for 10 years. He was a champion dart thrower participating in the Montpelier Dart …

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Randy L. Walsh, 64

Randy L. Walsh, 64, of rural Bryan, passed away at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. He was born on May 4, 1958 in Angola, IN to Fred and Margaret (Kunce) Walsh, Jr. Randy graduated from Angola High School in 1976. Randy worked in the meat department at Miller’s …

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Rosanne Harrison Fisher, 81

Rosanne Harrison Fisher went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 11, 1940 in Toledo Ohio, the daughter of Charles McLean and Emma Cornelia (Kent) Harrison. On August 11, 1962, Rosanne married Ronald Lee Fisher who survives. Rosanne attended …

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Thelma M. Coolman, 88

Thelma M. Coolman, age 88, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away early on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold following an extended illness. Thelma was a beautician in the Bryan area for many years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and served as a Sunday School …

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Kathleen A. Decker, 83

Kathleen A. Decker, 83, of Montpelier passed away early Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Evergreen Health Care in Montpelier.  She was born on July 23, 1938 in Montpelier to Lester E. and Agnes (Turney) Cook.  Kathleen graduated from Montpelier High School.  She married Loyal “Scott” Decker on December 24, 1956 …

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Charles Lavon Hissong Sr., 90

Charles Lavon Hissong Sr., 90 of Leo, passed away on May 19, 2022.  Charlie was born on November 8, 1931, to the late Ray and Mina (Rumbaugh) Hissong.  Charlie graduated from Antwerp High School in 1949, and was joined in marriage to Catherine Rohrs on October 5, 1951, at St. …

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Harold “Dean” Cogswell, 78

Harold “Dean” Cogswell, 78, of Montpelier passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He was born on October 9, 1943 in Bridgewater Township to Lenard J. and Virginia (Stoy) Cogswell, Sr.  Dean married Colleen “Connie” M. Mulligan on March 16, 1996 in Montpelier and …

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Gwendolyn N. McCord, 93

Gwendolyn N. McCord, 93, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Hillside Country Living, Bryan.  Gwen was born February 5, 1929, in Camden, Michigan, daughter of the late Franklin G. and Cyna (Miller) Kaiser Snyder.  She was a 1946 graduate of Edon High School.  Gwen married Alpheus …

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Jeffery Lynn Pease, Sr., 68

Jeffery Lynn Pease, Sr., 68, of Blakeslee, OH, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan.  He was born on April 1, 1954 in Paulding to Levi and Lula (Carwile) Pease.  Jeff graduated from Bryan High School. On May 26, 1979 he married Connie …

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