Steven Charles Stewart, 41, of New Richmond, died on Dec. 11, 2005. He was preceded in death by his mother Iris (Nee Irwin) Stewart, three brothers, Desmond, Avery and Adrian.
Helen Louise Flatt, 78, of Stonelick Township died Dec. 19, 2005. She was born on Oct. 5, 1927, the daughter of the late Elsie Pearl Brown and Brown.
Julia M. Clepper, 82, of Union Township, died Dec. 18, 2005. She was preceded in death by husband Raymond, sister Theresa.
Russell R. Poole, 63, of Milford, died on Dec. 16, 2005. He was born on Jan. 19, 1942, the son of the late John and Ann Poole.
Mildred Ellen Peck, 93, of Loveland, died on Dec. 15, 2005. She was born on Nov. 30, 1912, the daughter of the late Sarah Elta Free and Cloyd Earl Free. She was preceded in death by her husband Chapman Peck.
Ronald Walker, 67, of Goshen died on Dec. 17, 2005. He was born on Feb. 17, 1938, the son of Blanche Garner Walker and the late Perry Walker. He served in the Army from 1957-1959. He was an iron worker.
Hugh Hannaford, 82, of Goshen, died on Dec. 12. He was born Aug. 27, 1923, the son of the late Howard and Ruth Hannaford. He was a First Lieutenant in the Army from 1944-1946 during World War II. He was a switch breaker on the railroad.
James A. Siefert, 64, of Batavia, died Dec. 10, 2005. He was Batavia Chief of Police for 16 years. Services were held Dec. 14 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Interment was held at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the FOP lodge 74 on Reading Road.
Michael Wade Cassidy, 52, of Milford, died Dec. 7, 2005. He was born Dec. 7, 1953, the son of Muriel Cassidy and the late George Robert Cassidy.
Gracie E. Hankins, 87, of Milford died on Dec. 6, 2005. She was born Dec. 26, 1917, daughter of the late Stella Cox Tichenor and Herbert Tichenor.