Obituaries Archive

Lee Knause, 73

Lee Knause, 73, of Union Township, died May 30. He is survived by children Kimberly (Jeff) Sears and Michelle (Mike) Williamson, grandchildren Khloe Sears, Michael Williamson and Mitchell Williamson, siblings Eugene Knause, Shirley Long and Vera Fulton and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by wife Diana Knause (nee Dietrich), parents Archer [ Read More ]

Mary Ann Lucas, 81

Mary Ann Lucas, 81, of Bethel, died May 28. She worked in administration for Brown County Rural Water Association and was a member of the Carey-Bavis American Legion Post #180 Auxiliary in Georgetown. Lucas was born January 16, 1934 in Brown County, the daughter of the late Leon and Paula Pitzer. Lucas is survived by [ Read More ]

Hazel Morton, 89

Hazel Morton, 89, of Bethel, died May 28. She is survived by husband Beryl Morton, children Donna Wilson, Jackie Hively, Rhonda Davidson and Debbie (Tim) Reardon and numerous siblings, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. She is preceded in death by first husband Osburn Wilson, daughter Sandra Wilson, parents Rhonda and Carter Barger and [ Read More ]

Barbara Ritchie, 65

Barbara Ann Ritchie, 65, of Loveland, died May 29. She was survived by husband Earl “Randy” Ritchie, children Stephen (Tammy) and Keith (Ashley), grandchildren Sadie, Sierra and Sol and siblings Cathy Vearil and James Hertzler Sr. Visitation was 6-8 p.m. June 1 at Evans Funeral Home in Goshen. Services were 11 a.m. June 2 at [ Read More ]

Anthony Roma, 90

Anthony “Tony” Roma, 90, of Union Township, died May 29. He is survived by wife Jackie Roma, children Mike (Debbie) Roma, Linda (Tom) Fucito, Cheryl Klug and Angie (Keith) Stevlingson, sister Patricia Roma and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son Dennis (Joanie) Roma and brother Bernard Roma. Visitation and Mass [ Read More ]

Lois Smith, 86

Lois Smith, 86, of Batavia, died May 27. She is survived by children Dale (Debbie) Smith and Mike Ray, grandchildren Dee Dee Hauptmann, Lisa (Mark) Hildebrandt, Heather (Robert) Barnes, Tiffany (Scott) French, Stephen Smith, Teresa (Alex) Crowthers and Matt Smith, siblings Stanley Kuntz Jr. and Beryl Hillard, soulmate Joe Ray and numerous great-grandchildren. She was [ Read More ]

Daniel Walters, 67

Daniel “Joe” Walters, 67, formally of Newtonsville, died May 22. He is survived by wife JoAnn Kinsman, children Joey Walters, Jim Walters, John Walters, Justin Walters, Shannon Walters and Melody Walters, step-children Tina Huebner, Chad Huebner and Ronald Huebner, siblings Gary Walters, Ray Walters, Ronald Walters, DA Walters, Ken Walters, Jerry Walters and Brenda Walters [ Read More ]

Walter Valentine, 87

Walter Valentine, 87, of Bethel, died May 23. He is survived by wife Freda Valentine, children James (Verneice) Valentine, Walt (Bonnie) Valentine, Audrey (Dale) Enders, Johnnie (Sharon) Valentine, Ernie (Kathy) Valentine, Lydia (Jeff) Fultz and Randy (Bonnie) Valentine, step-children Jack (Ann) Lee, Ollie (Bob) Schafer, Robert (Beth) Lee, Gary Lee and Pete Lee, sister Sophia [ Read More ]

Jeremy Adkins, 40

Jeremy Adkins, 40, of Union Township, died May 20. He is survived by wife Rachel Adkins, children Cain Adkins an Vicki Adkins, father Jeff Adkins, grandmother Barbara Saunders, siblings Jeffrey Adkins and Carey Adkins, nieces and nephews Cody Adkins and Owen Adkins and many friends and family. He was preceded in death by mother Vicki [ Read More ]

James Anthony, 67

James Anthony, 67, of Bethel, died May 21. He is survived by wife Patricia Anthony, children James Anthony Jr. and Tammy (Jeff) Durm, grandchildren Jacque Anthony, Riley Anthony, Jackson Durm, Sam Durm, siblings Claude Anthony, Mark Anthony, Jeanette Whitehead and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation was May 24. Interment at Forest Funeral Home and Memorial [ Read More ]


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