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More 1902 Ada businessmen


Here are some additional Ada businessmen from the turn of an earlier century.

Top row from left, J. Guy Deming, clothing; Ralph Parlette, lecturer; William L. Lantz, real estate; Dr. C.W. Brecheisen, dentist; and Dr. Robert Souder.

Center row from left, N.R. Park, cashier, Liberty Bank; Professor W.W. Newcomer, entertainer, Pres. School of Expression; N. W. Tobias, druggist; George Jameson, attorney; and S.D. Yated, druggist.

Bottom row from left, John Stemmple, dealer in hay; W.H. McClelland, grocer; H. Schindewolf, clothier; L.O. Ream, furniture and Walter Elliott, post master.

Roger Tarr was a 1947 graduate of Ada High School

Roger I. Tarr, 84, died at 5:30 a.m. June 21, 2012, at Lost Creek Care Center, Lima.

He was born April 19, 1928, in Ada to Bernard E. and Cora Katherine Eberle Tarr Sr., who preceded him in death. On Nov. 13, 1948, he married Darlene Fitzpatrick, who survives in Ada.

Mr. Tarr worked at Wilson Sporting Goods, Ada, for 22 years. He retired in 1993, from Rockwell International, after 23 years. He was a 1947 graduate of Ada High School. He was an Ohio National Guard veteran during the Korean War.

AHS 2012 grad profile: Cole Simon says he'll miss Friday night football

Note: This is the first of several Icon profiles of Ada High School 2012 graduates. Profiles are by Kenzie Fell.

Growing up, Cole Simon, a 2012 Ada graduate, couldn’t wait to become a Bulldog varsity football player. His senior year he got the chance to play on both offense and defense.

Cleora E. Schaller was member of Trinity Lutheran, Jenera

Cleora E. Schaller, 94, of rural Bluffton died at 7:15 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012 
at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.

She was born on Nov. 3, 1917, to the late Monroe "Roy" and Lona (Winkler)
Hoffer in Bluffton. She married Henry W. Schaller on March 22, 1941, and
he preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 1981.

She is survived by daughter, Joyce Schaller of Bluffton. Cleora was also

preceded in death by brothers: J. Frederick and Roy Hoffer and sister,
Rachel Huser.

She worked for and retired from Triplett Corporation in Bluffton. She
was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jenera. 

Funeral service Monday for Roger Tarr

Roger I Tarr

Sunday, June 24, 2012
2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home
311 East Lima Avenue

Monday, June 25, 2012
11:00 AM
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home
311 East Lima Avenue

Ada and Sugar Grove United Methodist Churches hold July VBS

Ada First United Methodist and Sugar Grove United Methodist congregations are going together for a summer Vacation Bible School in July. Dates are Tuesdays: July 10, 17, 24 and 31 at the Ada park. VBS is from 10 a.m. to12:30 p.m. Free lunches are provided.

Youth age 3 to fifth grade are invited. Preregister at Restore or by calling 419-634-4626 or register at the park the day of the event.

The VBS includes games, art, music and storytelling. There will be drawings weekly for free pool passes and other prizes.