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Margaret E. Brown, 1920-2013

Margaret E. Brown, age 93, died Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 3:55 a.m. at Lima Memorial Health Systems, Lima.

She was born on April 3, 1920 in Delphos, Ohio to William and Mabel (Mulnhour) Shoemaker and they preceded her in death. She married Charles Claude Brown and he died in August 2006.

Margaret was a homemaker. She attended the Maysville United Methodist Church, Maysville.

Surviving are a son, C. Daniel Brown of Harrod; three grandchildren: Nicole Rainsburg of Lima, Matthew Rainsburg of Lima and Jared Gudakunst of Harrod; six great grandchildren: Ben Bailey, Shelby Bailey, Sean Bailey, Jordan Bailey, Gavin Rainsburg and Spencer Gibson.

Helen L. Hadley, 1920-2013

Helen L. Hadley, 93, died at 4 a.m. Sept. 14, 2013, at The Arbors Nursing Home in Delaware, Ohio.

She was born on Feb. 4, 1920, in Tuscarawas County, Ohio to Jesse and Ruby Maurer Dietz, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 29, 1938, she married David B. Hadley, who died Oct. 12, 1991.

Mrs. Hadley graduated from Sugarcreek Shanesville High School in 1937. She retired from Irene's Bridal Shop, Lima, where she worked as a seamstress. She was a member of Alger Assembly of God Church and a former member of Harrod United Methodist Church and the UMW. She volunteered as an adviser for Harrod Cheerful Workers 4-H Club for 25 years.

Funeral service Tuesday for Loyd Agin

Loyd W. Agin, age 83, died on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 6:40 pm at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

He was born on August 11, 1930 in Ada, Ohio to Elmer Loyd and Mary Susan (Wherry) Agin and they preceded him in death. On August 4, 1961 he married Mary Beatrice "Bea" Griffith and she survives in Ada.

Loyd previously worked for Buckeye Pipeline. He worked at McCurdy Steel Product where he designed and built grain elevators. He retired from Ford Motor Company Lima Engine Plant where he worked as a welder in skilled trades.

He was a member of the UAW Local #1219. Ada First Presbyterian Church was his church home. 

Rolland "Oars" Anspach was born in Ada

Rolland C. "Oars" Anspach, age 73, died on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 6:43 p.m. at the Celina Manor Nursing Home, Celina.

He was born on March 11, 1940 in Ada, Ohio to Charles N. and Goldie M. (Kissling) Anspach and they preceded him in death.

Rolland retired after working as an autobody repairman. He attended Beaver Chapel Congregational Christian Church, Celina. He was a US Army Veteran who served during the Korean War.

Emogene Fletcher was a former member of Ada Eastern Star

Emogene Fletcher, age 83, died Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 12:57 a.m. at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton.

She was born on October 8, 1929 in Prestonsburg, KY to Birl and Clora (Hall) Wright and they preceded her in death. On March 21, 1951 she married Paul E. Fletcher who preceded her in death on May 14, 2001.

Emogene was a member of the LaFayette Missionary Baptist Church and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #6 of Ada.

Joanne Engelhardt was a teacher at USV for 23 years

H. Joanne Engelhardt, age 86, died Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Hardin Hills Health Center, Kenton.

She was born on July 18, 1927 in Alger, Ohio to Fred Lewis and Lottie (McCluer) Ankerman, Sr. and they preceded her in death. On June 4, 1949 she married Karl B. Engelhardt and he died on December 13, 1977.