Obituaries Archive

Ruth Slusher, 85

Ruth Helen Slusher (nee Busemeyer), 85, of Milford, died July 1. She is survived by children Steve, Dave (Jackie) Joe (Joyce), Justin (Kathy), Jennifer (Randy) and Jay (Julie), siblings Mary (Tom) Lucas and Tom (Betty) Busemeyer and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by parents Frank and Mary Veronica (nee Schueler), husband [ Read More ]

Gerald Schmidt, 76

Gerald “Jerry” Schmidt, 76, of Monroe Township, died June 27. He is survived by wife Betty Schmidt (nee Smith), children Tammi Schultz, Stacy (Rodney) Wells, Michael (Michelle) Schmidt and Jody (Vicki) Schmidt and numerous grandchildren. Visitation and services were July 2 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia. Interment at Monroe Presbyterian Cemetery. Memorials to [ Read More ]

Louis Rockey, 72

Louis “Dickie” Rockey, 72, of Georgetown, died July 2. He is survived by wife Charolet Rockey (nee Riggs), children Joe (Julie) Rockey, Darrell Rockey, Kelly (Scott) Peskin, Lisa (Kes) Tomlin, grandchildren Blake and Kate Rockey, Jacob and Emma Lee Rockey, Trevor (Destiny) Tomlin, Jessica and Kylie Tomlin and Abbie and Ian Peskin and brother David [ Read More ]

Mary Jo Ritchey, 74

Mary Jo Ritchey (nee Luttrell), 74, of Bethel, died July 1. She is survived by husband Dennis Ritchey, children Janet (Joe) Weber, Sharon (John) Valentine, Gary Wagoner and Dennis DeHart and sibling Donna Lewis. She was preceded in death by child Roger Wagoner. Graveside service was July 2 in Tate Township Cemetery.

Albert Matthews, 63

Albert John Matthews, 63, of Loveland, died July 1. He was survived by wife Scherry Matthews (nee Booth), son Christopher Matthews, brother Mike Curtis and cousins Earl White and Terry White. Matthews was preceded in death by daughter Christina Marsh Matthews, sister Dixie Curtis and parents Albert Matthews and Betty Curtis.

Betty Martin, 89

Betty Jane Martin, 89, died June 26. She is survived by nieces and nephews Pamela (Jimmy) Steinnecker, Delbert (Evelyn) Martin, Randy Martin, Vicky (Chuck) Taylor, John William Martin, Edward Elliott and Betty Lynn (Denny) Ockerman and many great and great-great nieces and nephews. Martin was preceded in death by parents Delbert and Lorraine Martin and [ Read More ]

Corado Listo, 84

Corado Listo, 84, of Union Township, died June 26. He is survived by wife Carol Listo (nee Bloss), children Julie (Michael) Rogers and Richard (Ayako) Listo, grandchild Amanda and siblings Michael and Joseph Listo and Rosemary Chandler. He was preceded in death by siblings Ginny, Kim, Jeanette, Marie, Junior and John. Memorial gathering and service [ Read More ]

Sharon Hall, 51

Sharon Hall (nee Alder), 51, of Anderson Township, died July 3. She is survived by husband Todd Hall, child Todd Hall, sibling Joni (Brad) Hofwolt and nephew Ben Hofwolt and many other nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by parents Virginia and Clarence Alder. A memorial gathering of family and friends is [ Read More ]

Myrle Gray, 87

Myrle Louise Gray, 87, of Ripley, died June 28. Gray was a teacher for 30 years in the Ripley and Felicity School districts and retired in 1988. She was a past worthy matron of the Order of Eastern Star and was a member of the Ripley United Methodist Church. Gray was born November 8, 1926 [ Read More ]

Alan Gordon, 74

Alan Gordon, 74, of Batavia, died May 23. He is survived by brother Donald Gordon, children Chantelle Phillips, Alan Gordon, John Gordon and William Gordon and grandchildren Eleanor Seta, Quinian Bentley and Freya Gordon. He was preceded in death by parents Edith (Theile) Gordon and Samuel Clyde Gordon. Graveside memorial service was July 1 at [ Read More ]

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