Obituaries

Tom McMillen, 52

Tom A. McMillen, 52, of Pioneer died late Thursday night at the Community Hospital and Wellness Center in Bryan after a brief illness.  He was born on November 7, 1960 in Angola, Indiana to James H. and Evelyn K. (Koch) McMillen.  Tom graduated from North Central High School in Pioneer in 1979.  On …

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Wayne Babb, 65

Wayne Babb, age 65, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 9:05 A.M. on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in his home after a brief illness. Mr. Babb attended North Central High School, Pioneer, Ohio, and entered the United States Army, serving in Vietnam. He was an accomplished welder, working with Babb Trucking, …

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Betty Raub, 67

Betty G. Raub, age 67, of Bryan, Ohio, died on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2013,at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center after a brief illness. She worked at Plastec and Bryan Custom Plastics in the Quality Control department, retiring in 2010. Betty was a member of the Union Chapel Church …

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Ronald “Smokey” Schweitzer, 88

Ronald G “Smokey” Schweitzer, age 88, passed away Sunday April 7, 2013 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Care Center. Prior to his retirement he had worked for Strydel/Ohio Art in Stryker, Weatherhead in Angola, IN and the KOA campground in San Antonio, TX. Mr. Schweitzer was born on September 9, …

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Harold Johnson, 82

Harold W. Johnson, age 82 years, of Montpelier, passed away early Monday morning, April 8, 2013, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. He was born June 23, 1930, at Stanford, KY, the son of James and Florence (Anness) Johnson. He married Dorothy Harris on August 31, 1957, and …

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Karen Roose, 57

Karen L Roose, 57, died Saturday April 6, 2013 at Hickory Creek at Hicksville. Karen was born July 8, 1955 in Montpelier, Ohio the daughter of the late Robert and Kathryn (Zuver) Roose. She graduated from Hilltop High School in 1973. Karen began her working career as a cook at …

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Robert Winebar, 87

Robert L. Winebar, age 87, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 3:15 P.M. on Saturday, March 30, 2013, Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center where he had been a resident. Bob retired from Wilco Machine & Tool in 1991 and prior to that had worked at 50 Corporation. He was a …

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Julia Dunlap, 71

Julia Lou Dunlap, 71, of Camden, passed away Sunday, March 31,2013 at home. She was born January 4, 1942 in Hillsdale County MI, the daughter of Enos Dey and Mary Lucille (Howald) Robinson. She graduated from Camden-Frontier High School in 1960 and from Riggs Beauty School in Hillsdale in 1961. …

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Albert “Bud” Heaton, 82

Albert W. “Bud” Heaton, 82 of Montpelier died Sunday Evening, March 31st 2013 at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan.  He was born on July 4th 1930 in Ponca, Nebraska to William W. and Edna M. (McCarthy) Heaton.  On September 6th 1984 he married Nora J. Cogswell in Bridgewater Township. …

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Brandon Brown, 21

Brandon Grant Brown, 21 years, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 in his college residence in Bowling Green, Ohio. Brandon was born May 23, 1991 in Bryan, Ohio to Scott and Emily (Voigt) Brown. Brandon was a 2009 graduate of Upper Arlington High School where he lettered in Track. He …

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