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September 23, 2019

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William Gunther was active in the Hardin Northern community

William Edward Gunther, 77, died on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 7:05 PM at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay, Ohio.

He was born on April 3, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA to William and Wilhelmine (Schmaldienst) Gunther, who preceded him in death.  On September 21, 1963 he married Cora Lea Inmon and she survives in Dunkirk.

Public celebration of life reception for Tom Coe Saturday

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Inn at ONU

A public celebration of life reception will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Inn at Ohio Northern University, Ada, for Thomas E. Coe, 80, who died March 31, 2019.  

He was born on Aug. 11, 1938, in Willard, Ohio, to the late James and Corinne (Greer) Coe. On Oct. 17, 1959 Tom married Ann Lowry and she survives in Bluffton.

Robert W. “Bob” Joyce 1934 - 2019

Robert W. “Bob” Joyce, 84, died on Sunday, April 21, 2019, at 12:20 p.m. at Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

He was born on Aug. 27, 1934, in St. Marys, Ohio, to the late Harry and Mary Ruth (Harding) Joyce. On Feb. 27, 1976 Bob married Ora E. Allen Harpster and she preceded him in death on Aug. 20, 2014. 

Bob retired as a Millwright, he formerly worked at a paper mill in St. Marys, Clark Equipment, Lima and UAP in Forest.  He also was a greeter at Walmart in Kenton.

Barbara Brim 1931 - 2019

Barbara Walker Brim, 87, of Springfield, Ohio, formerly of Ada and Indianapolis, died at her daughter’s home at 8:58 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2019. 

Barbara was born April 16, 1931, in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of George M. and Geraldine (Root) Walker. In 1954 she married Ward J. Brim who died Dec. 18, 2002. 

Jean Ann Stratton 1936 - 2019

Jean Ann Stratton 82, died on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 1:20 a.m. at Lima Memorial Health System. 

She was born on June 20, 1936, in Lima, Ohio, to the late Oliver and Clara (Wilson) Amstutz. On May 22, 1954, Jean married Rolla M. Stratton Sr. and he preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 2015.

Jean was a homemaker.

Dale Fall owned Fall and Son Container Service

Dale G. Fall, 60, died on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 5:40 p.m. at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

He was born on April 11, 1958, in Kenton, Ohio, to Nelson and Winifred (Stewart) Fall.  His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Kenton. On June 24, 2004, Dale married Sharon Hollon and she survives in McGuffey.

Dale was a self-employed truck driver and was owner of Fall & Son Container Service.