Obituaries Archive

Walter L. Haglage, 53

Walter L. Haglage, 53, of Batavia, died July 30, 2007. Funeral services were held August 3 at the Holy Trinity Church in Batavia. Interment followed at the Batavia Union Cemetery.

Douglas McElfresh, 46

Douglas McElfresh, 46, of Amelia, died July 29, 2007. He was preceded in death by his mother Mary M. McElfresh. Burial was held at the Watkins Hill Cemetery.

Mary H. Beckwith, 92

Mary H. Beckwith, 92, of Milford, died July 23, 2007. She was an executive secretary at Northwestern Mutual. Funeral services were held July 27 at the St. Vincent Church.

Edward Middleton, 81

Edward K. Middleton, 81, died July 26, 2007. He was preceded in death by her his wife Jean Middleton. Funeral services were held Aug. 2 at the E.C. Nurre Funeral Home.

Robert W. Leonard, 48

Robert William Leonard, 48, of Jackson Township, died July 25, 2007. He was retired from the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by parents George Henry Leonard and Martha Vendel.

Charles “Bob” Lykins, 79

Charles Robert “Bob” Lykins, 79, of Union Township, died July 21, 2007. He worked for Beechmont Ford and was a Korean War Army veteran. Funeral services were held July 24 at the Evans Funeral Home in Milford.

Joseph C. Knabe, 49

Joseph C. Knabe, of Williamsburg, died July 19, 2007. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter L. and Mary Louise Knabe. Memorial services were held July 23 at the Megie Funeral Home in Mt. Orab.

James R. Orsini, 59

James Richard Orsini, 59, of Miami Township, died July 17, 2007. He was an inventory manager in a retail store. Funeral services were held July 20 at the Christ Presbyterian Church.

Larry S. Wagers, 58

Larry S. Wagers, 58, of Goshen, died July 20, 2007. He was a truck driver for the Gibson Greeting Card Company. Funeral services were held July 24 at the Evans Funeral Home.

John R. Collier, 55

John Raymond Collier, 55, of Milford, died July 20, 2007. He was a safety specialist at OSHA and a Vietnam War Navy veteran. Graveside funeral services and burial were held July 25 at the St. Andrew Church and Cemetery in Milford.


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