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Marilyn "Jeanne" Sumney, 1926 - 2017

Marilyn "Jeanne" Sumney passed from this life on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 3:04 p.m. 

These who knew her in this world will not forget her; now she has moved on to the next world to make her mark. 

Jeanne was born to Madge Shrider on July 26, 1926 in Lima, Ohio. 

She married Dallas Cheney in 1944. 

To this marriage their only child, Linda, was born. 

Following divorce, she married W. Fred Sumney in 1983 and he died in 2004. 

Jeanne was a member of the LaFayette Jackson class of 1944, having spent nearly all her life in the LaFayette area, most of the time on the family farm. 

Patricia Ann (Shea) Grubbs, 1942 - 2017

Patricia Ann (Shea) Grubbs, age 75, died on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 1:05 p.m. at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. 

She was born on January 10, 1942 in Albion, Michigan to Harrison and Waneta (Collinsworth) Shea who preceded her in death. 

On January 29, 1961 Patricia married Thomas E. Grubbs and he survives in Dola. 

Patricia was a homemaker. 

She is also survived by her daughter, Tina (Larry) Anderson of Xenia, Ohio and her sister, Gloria Inmon of Dunkirk. 

She was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Fogle. 

Karen E Kindle, 1942 - 2017

Karen E. Kindle, age 75, died on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 12:15 a.m. at her daughter's residence in Lima. 

She was born on October 12, 1942 in Alger, Ohio to Charles and Cleah "Billie" (Koontz) Burris who preceded her in death. 

On December 3, 1960 Karen married James Richard Kindle and he preceded her in death on September 5, 2007. 

Karen was a homemaker. 

She was an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes and requests to have visitors wear their scarlet and gray. 

She dearly loved her dog, Ginger. 

Joel W Hauenstein, 1981 - 2017

Joel W. Hauenstein, age 36, died on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 4:00 a.m. at Lima Memorial Health System. 

He was born on October 6, 1981 in Coldwater, Michigan to Wynn L. and Colene S. (Wiseley) Hauenstein who survive in Ada. 

Linda L. Vermillion, 1944 - 2017

Linda L. Vermillion, age 73, died on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 12:15 p.m. at her residence in Ada. 

She was born on April 6, 1944 in Hardin County, Ohio to Otas W. and Annabelle M.(Smith) Reese, who preceded her in death. 

On June 1, 1963, she married Thomas J. Vermillion and he survives in Ada. 

Linda retired as a cook from Ada Schools. 

She formerly worked as a dispatcher for the Ada Police Department and as a cook at the Ada Kentucky Fried Chicken. 

She was a 1962 graduate of McGuffey High School and then received her beautician's license from Fredrick's Beauty College in Lima. 

Dorothy T Kirby, 1928 - 2017

Dorothy T. Kirby, age 89, died on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 8:40 a.m. at Springview Manor, Lima. 

She was born on February 4, 1928 in Middlesboro, KY to Fred and Bessie (Gray) Kirby who preceded her in death. 

Dorothy retired as an office cleaner at Bank One Cook Tower. 

She attended the Baptist Church. 

Dorothy was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Green. 

Private family services will be held at Preston Cemetery, Alger, OH.

Ronald Houston Leonard, 1930 - 2017

Ronald Houston Leonard, age 87, died on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima. 

He was born on March 14, 1930 in Galion, Ohio to the late William and Gertrude (Armentrout) Leonard. 

Ronald enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1949 and he retired after serving for 20 years. 

Besides bases in the U.S., he was also stationed in Japan, Germany, Korea and Iceland. 

Ronald was stationed in Kobe, Japan where he met his wife Nancy K. Ikoma and they married on June 1, 1951, she survives in Ada. 

Bureta Collins, 1924 - 2017

Bureta Collins, age 93, died on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 6:21 p.m. at the Wyngate in Lima, Ohio. 

She was born on May 1, 1924 in Carver, Kentucky to Warren and Cordelia (Caudill) Bailey who preceded her in death. 

On February 16, 1946 Bureta married Curnie Collins who preceded her in death on May 30, 1993. 

Bureta retired from North Electric Company of Kenton in 1976 after working for ten years as a wire assembly line worker. 

She was a member of the Ada Full Gospel Church and attended the Quickstep Pentecostal Church of God. 

Marilyn Green was a former Ada business owner and active in many organizations

Was legal secretary for Charles VanDyne Law Office for over 50 years

Marilyn Green, 83, died on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at 1:34 p.m. at Community Hospital South Emergency Room in Indianapolis, Indiana.

She was born on Sept. 7, 1934, in Logan County, Ohio to Howard G. and Doris M. (Cronkleton) Elliott who preceded her in death.

She was formerly married to Max Green and he survives in Bellefontaine.

Marilyn worked as a legal secretary for Charles VanDyne Law Office in Ada for over 50 years.

She formerly was a co-owner and ran the Ada Dairy Queen that later became Green Dairy in Ada from 1957-1977.

In 1972 she became a co-owner of the Ada Dairy.

Penny E. (Amstutz) Mumma, 1948 - 2017

Penny E. (Amstutz) Mumma, age 69 years young of Ada, Ohio went to be with Lord ending her pain on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Lima Memorial Health System, with her family at her side after a lengthy illness. 

Penny was born on March 12, 1948 in Bluffton, Ohio, the daughter of Carl L. and LaVaun B. (Weaver) Amstutz, both of whom preceded her in death. 

Penny married Ray F. Mumma on March 16, 1968 and he survives in Ada. 

She attended Beaverdam Elementary-High School Beaverdam, OH and graduated from Bluffton High School, Bluffton, OH in 1966.