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Sandra E. Fockler, 79

Sandra E. Fockler, age 79, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 7:02 A.M. on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Home Care & Inpatient Hospice in Defiance, Ohio, after an extended illness. Mrs. Fockler was a Bryan High School graduate and retired from The Ohio Art Company after …

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Delores “Dee” L. Bany, 59

Delores “Dee” L. Bany, 59, of Hicksville, Ohio passed away Saturday, October 30, 2021, at Community Health Professionals  Inpatient Hospice Center Defiance, Ohio. She was born November 9, 1961, in Hicksville, Ohio, the daughter of Basil and Marybelle (Schindler) Timbrook. Dee worked as a Medical Instrument Technician at the Veterans …

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Chapa Is Not Chief Anymore

Bryan’s chief of police, Chris Chapa…is demoted to patrol officer Monday…all in connection to the battle between the former chief and, assistant chief at the time, Gary Mohre. Following a closed, executive session during a Bryan City Council meeting, officials recommend the move. The thought is…while prosecutors in Wood County …

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Powell Granted Delay

An Edgerton man, sentenced last month in a child pornography investigation…is granted a delay in the date he must report for incarceration. Jarrod Powell, 41, was sentenced Oct. 5 to four to six years in prison…after pleading guilty to four counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor. He …

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Car V Train In DKC

An empty vehicle…sitting on railroad tracks…is hit by an Amtrak train in DeKalb County. The car, a 2001 Pontiac Aztec, is totaled after the collision, along US 6. No injuries reported. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department is working with Norfolk and Southern Railroad Police in the investigation.

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Terry Lynn Gloor, 68

Terry Lynn Gloor, 68 years, passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, in Englewood, Colorado. Terry was born on September 25, 1953, in Hicksville, Ohio, the son of Gene “Rudy” and Betty (Schoenauer) Gloor. Terry was a 1971 graduate of Hicksville High School. He is survived by his son, Andrew …

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Gerald Lee “Gary” Fedderke, 69

Gerald Lee “Gary” Fedderke, age 69, of Defiance County, passed away suddenly in his home on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Gary had worked for LaChoy Food Products, General Motors, Norfolk and Western Rail Road, Spletzer Construction, the Isaac Corporation, had served as Tiffin Township Constable and also on the Stryker …

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Randolph (Randy) K. Perdue, 66

Randolph (Randy) K. Perdue went to his heavenly home on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Randy was born on April 7, 1955 as a gift from God to Eul “Zeke”  and Helen (Witt) Perdue. He spent his childhood in Lyons and later moved to Liberty Center, Ohio, where he graduated high school. Randy married …

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Beverly Marie Comden, 85

Beverly Marie Comden, age 85, of Ney, Ohio, passed away at 5:09 P.M. on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after a brief illness. Mrs. Comden was a 1955 graduate of Bryan High School and was employed as a cook at Bryan Nursing Care …

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Kay M. Starry, 83

Kay M. Starry, 83, of Bryan passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  She was born on May 25, 1938 in Farmer, Ohio to E. Paul and Viola (Scott) Beerbower.  Kay graduated from Montpelier High School in 1958.  On October 19, 1985 she …

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