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Faye C. Adams, 75

Faye C. Adams, 75 years of Bryan, passed away Thursday evening, November 25, 2021, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan. Faye was born December 27, 1945, in Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of William E. and Viona A. (Nicholson) MacArthur. She was a 1963 graduate of Woodstock High …

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Jon D. Michael, 75

Jon D. Michael, 75 years of Sarasota, Florida and a former resident of Bryan, Ohio, passed away late Friday, November 19, 2021, at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Jon was born June 27, 1946, in Hillsdale, Michigan, the son of the late Merclyn O. and Betty Jane (Partee) …

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John P. Lovejoy, 56

John P. Lovejoy, age 56, of Archbold passed away on November 27, 2021, at home. John spent 34 years married to the love of his life, Ronda (Rupp) Lovejoy, who survives. John was born on June 19, 1965, to Paul and Joan Lovejoy in Ft. Hood, Texas. John started working …

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Mary Lou Beek, 63

Mary Lou Beek, 63, of Quincy, Michigan passed away Friday afternoon at her home.  She was born on June 12, 1958 in Montpelier to Roger C. and Celia L. (Griggs) Beek.  Mary graduated from Montpelier High School in 1976. Mary attended the Union Church in in Quincy.  In 2018 she …

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Two Sex Cases Underway

A Montpelier man, accused of rape…and a Bryan man…accused of crimes involving children…both plead not guilty to all charges against them. Phillip Deck, 54, of Montpelier, now has a final pretrial conference…set for 1 p.m. on Jan. 6th. Deck remains held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on $100,000 …

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Blaze Snuffed In Edgerton

This Monday played out similarly to last Monday for the Edgerton Fire Department, which responded to another house fire with a skeleton crew. They head out to the blaze on N. Elm St. It started in the bedroom, officials say. Some sort of accident. Damage is estimated at around 50 …

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On The Holiday Road

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports…13 people were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving holiday, during the five-day reporting period. Last year, 11 died. This year…the fatalities included a pedestrian…four were not wearing a seatbelt…and three crashes involved impaired driving. None were in Williams County. In all…troopers arrested 300 people …

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Dennis “Denny” Friedel, 67

Dennis “Denny” Friedel, age 67, of Fremont, Indiana, passed away at 7:16 P.M. on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after a brief illness. Mr. Friedel was employed for many years as a machinist in the area. Dennis W. Friedel was born on …

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Franklin “Frank” J. Coy, 68

Franklin “Frank” J. Coy, age 68, of Paulding, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on November 25, 2021, while at home. Frank was a graduate of Fairview High School and worked at General Motors in Defiance, Ohio, retiring after 44 years of employment. Frank was an avid fisherman. He participated in numerous …

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Joan R. Schaffner Schafer, 91

Joan R. Schaffner Schafer, 91, of Bryan, Ohio and formerly of West Unity, Ohio passed away Friday, November 26, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. Joan was born March 1, 1930, in Fulton County, Ohio, daughter of the late Walter and Ruth (Russell) Beaverson. She was a …

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