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Darwin Hauenstein, 100, had local connections

Darwin Wilmot Hauenstein, 100, formerly of Allen County died March 25, 2013, at his daughter's home in Descanso, Calif.

He was born in Allen County, Jackson Township, on Dec. 20, 1912, to Lewis C. and Jennie Mae (Stober) Hauenstein.

Steven P. Essinger, 1953 - 2013

Steven P. Essinger, age 61, died Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11:53 p.m. at his residence in Alger.

He was born on March 15, 1952 in Kenton to Paul G. and Wilma A. (Williams) Essinger, his father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Arlington. He married Saundra A. Biederman on August 25, 1979 in Kenton and she survives in Alger.

Steven was an Associate at the Honda Manufacturing, East Liberty Plant. He attended Victory Chapel of Praise, Alger. He was a 1970 graduate of Hardin Northern High School.

Marilyn Creps, 1932 - 2013

Marilyn A. Creps, age 80, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 10:17 am at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima.

She was born on June 16, 1932 in Findlay, Ohio to Carl D. and Evelyn (Clapper) Gallant, they preceded her in death. On September 4, 1954 she married Gene E. Creps and he preceded her in death on August 14, 2002.

Marilyn retired after working for approximately 50 years at the Bluffton Hospital as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She later worked for the Allen County Sheriff's Jail. She was a member of the Riley Creek Baptist Church, Bluffton.

William H. "Bill" Huff, 1941 - 2013

William H. "Bill" Huff, age 71, died Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 6:00 AM at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.

He was born on October 7, 1941 in Sycamore, Ohio to Harvey and Edith Jane (Cozad) Huff and they preceded him in death. He married Dorothy S. Burris on November 21, 1992 and she survives in Alger.

Bill retired after 34 years from the Lima Correctional Institute, Lima where he worked as a captain.

Also surviving are three sons: Charles (Viola) Huff of Ada, Billy Huff of Ottawa and Randy Burris of Alger; three daughters: Jackie (Tim) Deters of Ottawa, Marlo (Brad) Heffner of Westminster and Nikki Parker of Alger; twelve grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Lynette Darlington DePaoli was a 1969 Ada High School graduate

Lynette Darlington DePaoli, 62, formerly of Ada, died at 9:15 p.m., May 2, 2013, in Verona, Italy.

She was born Nov. 12, 1950, in Plattsburg, N.Y., the daughter of Dr. Oscar G. and Miriam W. Darlington. They preceded her in death.

She was a 1969 Ada High School graduate and had been an art major at Ohio Northern University where he father was Dean of Liberal Arts. She married Paolo DePaoli on Aug. 25, 1974. The couple made their home in Verona, Italty.

Corsie Bailey, 1923 - 2013

Corsie Bailey, age 89, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 7:40 am at at her sons residence in Ridgeway, Ohio.

She was born on May 28, 1923 in Salyersville, Kentucky to George and Susan (Bailey) Prater who preceded her in death. She first married John Bailey on December 7, 1942 and he died on October 6, 1979. She later married Donald F. Gossard and they divorced after 22 years.

Corsie was a homemaker. She was a member of the Quickstep Pentecostal Church of God, Alger.