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Margaret L. Miller, 98

Margaret L. Miller, 98, of Bryan passed away on September 3, 2021 at Hillside Country Living in Bryan, OH. She was born on May 15, 1923 in Stryker to Wendell and Ruth Grieser. Margaret graduated from Stryker High School. On August 22, 1942 she married John Denver Miller in Stryker …

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Heather Renee Siefker, 49

Heather Renee Siefker, age 49, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away on September 3, 2021 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg, Ohio, surrounded by her loving family. Heather was born on January 9, 1972 in Wauseon, Ohio, to the late Alan Clausen and Sue (Zimmerman/Clausen) Raje. She married David Siefker …

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Janice L. Sweet, 58

Janice L. Sweet, 58 years, of Hicksville, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Janice was born October 15, 1962, in El Paso, Texas, the daughter of Roger Corwin and Joan (Battershell) Coon.  Janice was a 1981 graduate of Hicksville High School.  Janice …

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Angela Jarquin, 91

Angela Jarquin, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday afternoon, September 2, 2021,in her home. Prior to her retirement she had worked for Sauder Woodworking in Archbold for many years. Angela was born in Puertocavesa, Nicaragua, on August 25, 1930, the daughter of Pablo Ramon and and Geneva (Sandino) Ovando. She married Rodolfo …

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Gary G. Lesnet, 76

Gary G. Lesnet, 76 of Montpelier died Thursday, September 2, 2021 after a brief illness at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.  He was born on August 16, 1945 in Angola, Indiana to George W. and L. Eleanor (Briner) Lesnet.  Gary graduated from Edon High School in 1963 and then …

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WNV In Area

Mosquitos…carrying the West Nile virus…have been found in Steuben County. Health officials say a pool of mosquito groups were collected on Aug. 19 in the northwestern region of the county. To date, no human cases of the virus have been reported. Residents are asked to protect themselves from mosquitos because …

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Teen Killed In Angola

An Angola teen is killed by a shotgun blast while he is handling it with a friend inside a Fremont home. Police and medics were called to a Baum Street location on the shots fired call. Officials tell reporters two 18-year-old men were involved. State and local officials identify the …

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Infant Jovie Ann Fisher, 7 days

Infant Jovie Ann Fisher, 7 days, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at her home with her family by her side. Jovie was born August 25, 2021, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan Hospital. Despite her short time on earth, she was deeply loved and brought great joy to …

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Kenneth W. Brown, 79

Kenneth W. Brown, age 79, of Stryker, passed away September 1, 2021 in Bryan, Ohio. Kenny worked at Frank’s Sawmill for many years, and then at the Bryan Schools. Kenny was born on February 15, 1942 to the late Drexell and Iona (Penrod) Brown. On September 16, 1961, Kenny married …

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Morton Says Wear A Mask

Superintendent, Bob Morton of Defiance City Schools says…students, staff and visitors on campus…will be required to wear masks indoors, beginning now. He tells the public…during the first nine days of school, the district had 20 student cases and two staff cases of covid…resulting in 77 student quarantines.

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