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Tommy "Tink" Hall was past owner of Cast Away Skydivers Club of Ada

Tommy R. "Tink" Hall, 67, died on Friday Jan. 24, 2014, at his residence in Bluffton.
He was born on Nov. 12, 1946, in Prestonsburg, Ky., to Tommy and Alta (Frasure) Hall and they preceded him in death. On Nov. 27, 1976 he married Lee Ann Woolley Arlington and she survives in Bluffton.

Mr. Hall was a U.S. Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War and in the Army National Guard. He was the past owner of Cast Away Skydivers Club of Ada. He retired from Ford Motor Company of Lima. He was a life member of the VFW Post #9381of Ada and was an avid golfer.

Betty Harps 1920-2014

Betty B. Harps, 93, died in the early morning on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at her residence in Denham Springs, La.

She was born on Aug. 11, 1920, in Beaverdam, Ohio, to John and Hazel (Young) Mort and they preceded her in death. On Nov. 22, 1937 she married Earl B. Harps and he survives in Denham Springs, La.

She previously worked as a school bus driver for Shawnee Schools and she worked for R.G. Dunn Cigar Factory in Lima, Ohio. She also retired from McDonalds Restaurant in Denham Springs, La. after working for 28 years. She was a member of the St. Mathews Lutheran Church of Ft. Shawnee, Ohio. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Stars of Lima, Ohio.

James Alt was a member of VFW Post 9381

James G. Alt, 90, of Bluffton died 3:06 a.m. Jan. 27, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. He was born Feb. 15, 1923, in Putnam County to the late Arthur and Elizabeth Nadler Alt. On Feb. 16, 1957 he married Ursula Nussbaum and she survives.

He retired from the Ford Engine Plant, Lima. He was a  member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bluffton, VFW Post 9381, Ada, and Putnam County DAV Chapter 77.  

Tommy "Tink" Hall funeral arrangements incomplete

Funeral arrangements for Tommy R. "Tink" Hall are incomplete at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home. 

Hall was born on Nov. 12, 1946, and died on Friday, January 24, 2014. He was a resident of Bluffton, Ohio.

Sam Tong drove Ada school buses for 14 years

Samuel D. "Sam" Tong, 90, died on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton.

He was born on May 23, 1923, near Carey, Ohio to Joseph B. and Dorotha (Pratt) Tong and they preceded him in death. During his life he was married to Virginia Reese, Rosalind Rhoden, Betty Risner, and Betty Loop.

On January 9, 1989, he married Carole Jett Shaw and they just celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. She survives in Ada.

Judy Lasko, life-long Ada resident, was active in many community organizations

Judith A. "Judy" Lasko, 77, died on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at 11 p.m. at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

She was born on Oct. 2, 1936 in Ada, Ohio, to Ray J. and Helen M. (Doersam) McClure and they preceded her in death. On Aug. 26, 1967, she married Richard Lasko and he survives in Ada.

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