It's where Ada gets its news!
August 13, 2020

You are here


Marilyn Sue Collins was retired as elementary teacher's aide at Hardin Northern

Marilyn Sue Collins, 82, died Monday, February 24, 2014 at 1:25 a.m. at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Arlington, Ohio.

She was born on December 1, 1931 in Lima, Ohio to Ernest and Madge (Kanawal) Schaaf, who preceded her in death. On June 3, 1956, she married Edward L. Collins and he survives in Forest, Ohio.

Marilyn was a homemaker and retired in 1984 from Hardin Northern Schools where she worked as an elementary school teacher's aide. She was a 1949 graduate of Lima Senior High School. She was an avid gardener and loved to crochet. Marilyn was an artist, played the piano and loved reading.

Erma Lee Collins was retired from Lima Memorial Hospital as an RN

Erma Lee Collins, 80, died Monday, February 24, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Lost Creek Care Center, Lima.

She was born June 1, 1933 in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky to William Lee and Lula Mae (Moore) Stone who preceded her in death. On June 9, 1950, she married Elmer Collins and he survives in Lima.

Erma was a registered nurse at Lima Memorial Health System in Lima. After retiring in 1988, she had a traveling music ministry performing services throughout several states. She was a member of the Lima First Assembly of God Church and a member of the women's club of the church.

Paul Edward Adkins was a lifelong country and western singer

Paul Edward Adkins, 76, died on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 11:25 p.m. at his residence in Roundhead, Ohio.

He was born October 9, 1937 in New Carlisle, Ohio, to Wiley and Sarah (Hurt) Adkins, who preceded him in death. On May 24, 1961, he married B. Christine Lowery. They both are long-time residents of Hardin County. Christine continues to reside in Roundhead.

Adkins was a veteran of the United States Air Force, worked for several years in the Kenton Fire Department and then went to Durez Occidental Chemical Corporation. He later retired from Ford Motor Company, Lima. Adkins was a lifetime country and western musician.

Ada resident Larry Kindle was an ONU graduate

Larry D. Kindle, 70, died on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at 5 p.m.at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton.

He was born on Jan. 12, 1944, in Bluffton, Ohio. Parents were Paul and Frieda (Vandemark) Kindle, they preceded him in death. On Nov. 27, 1965 he married Marilyn M. Lowe and she survives in Ada.

Mr. Kindle had served six years in the National Guard. He was a graduate of the Toledo Meatcutting School, was a realtor and a graduate of Ohio Northern University.

Barbara Tighe was a lifelong Ada resident

Barbara E. Tighe, 94, died Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:30 a.m. at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, Ohio.

She was born on June 15, 1919 in Hardin County, Ohio to Elza and Sara (Wingate) Elwood, who preceded her in death. On August 29, 1942 she married Andrew "Andy" Tighe and he died on August 10, 1997.

Barbara was a registered nurse and retired as a private duty nurse and administrator for Avanell Stambaugh. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church of Ada. She graduated from Ada High School and was a 1940 graduate of the Lima Memorial School of Nursing.

Jean Hanson was owner of Green Tree Stable, Ada

N. Jean Hanson, age 84, died on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2:14 p.m. at St. Rita's Medical System, Lima.

Hanson was born on July 27, 1929 in Rimer, Ohio to Charles and Irene (Myers) McBride and they preceded her in death. She first married Robert Rieman on May 28, 1949 and he died on September 30, 1971. She then married Wellington A. Hanson on February 28, 1975 and he died July 12, 1975.

She was the owner and an instructor at Green Tree Stable, Inc. of Ada. She was a former member of the Morgan Horse Association and a part-time resident of Surprise, Ariz.