William Carl Merkle, 93, of Williamsburg, died April 4. He was a Navy WWII veteran.
Local civic leader, community volunteer, and devoted family man, Elmer Brunk has died at the age of 78. He lived his life in Pierce Township and accomplished many things. He was a Mason with the Linwood Lodge, a member of the Eastern Star, and a veteran of the Army and the Coast Guard. He started his career as a pipe-fitter and for 10 years he installed fire and water systems. For 30 years after that, he made partitions and corrugated products at the Williamsburg Box Company.
Kerry A. Arcaro Small, 32, of Bethel, died March 20, 2006. She was born Nov. 24, 1973, in Hamilton. She was a U.S. Navy veteran.
Mildred Arita Nadaud, 85, of Milford, died on March 30. She was a homemaker.
James Earl Lafaette, 24, of Milford, died on March 29. He was a server.
Jerry H. Pemberton, 52, of Batavia, died on March 31. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul; and wife, Deborah.
Marie Brooks, 100, of Milford, died March 28, 2006. She was preceded in death by parents Ferguson and Janie; husband, George; sisters Joanna, Grace, and Louise.
Rosalind O. Hutson, 85, of Gahanna, Ohio, died March 21, 2006. She was born on Feb. 10, 1921. She was a retired bookkeeper for First National Bank of Miamisburg.
John A. Kibbin, 87, of Madeira, died March 19, 2006. He was born on May 17, 1918 in Maine. He was a welder. He was preceded in death by Wife Chloe Marie.
Pauline Bolton, 77, of Goshen, died on March 19, 2006. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by father, Estill; mother, Ollie; and brother, Raymond.