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July 19, 2019

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Thalia Ann Sale taught history and government at Ada HS

She was an Ohio Northern University graduate

Thalia Ann Sale, 81, of Newark, and formerly of Ada, died  at Altercare Newark South on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019.

She was born in Ruston, Louisiana, on Dec, 15, 1937, to the late Damon Harbin and Precious (Hearon) Sale. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Schmidt. She is survived by a nephew, Brian (Hope) Schmidt; a niece, Tami Schmidt; a great-niece; two great-nephews; and several great-great nieces.

Ann received her Bachelor's in Education from Ohio Northern University and went on to teach both history and government at Ada High School. She was a member of the Retired Teacher's Association.

James Masi was a retired from the Hardin County Sheriff's Office

James S. Masi, 61, died on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at 6:03 p.m. OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, Kenton.

He was born on March 30, 1957, in Findlay, Ohio, to the late James A. and Marianne (Cimini) Masi. On Feb. 16, 1980, James married the love of his life and lifelong companion, Terry Masi and she survives in Kenton.

James retired from the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office where he worked as a deputy sheriff from 1980 to 2016.  

Also surviving are his children: Raymond Driesbaugh of Kenton and Shannette Teneyck of Kenton; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren; and a sister, Susan Masi of Kenton.

Sheila Furry 1941 - 2019

Sheila A. Furry, 77, died on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at 3:10 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System. 

She was born on Oct. 23, 1941, in Lima, to Leo E. and Helen L. (Newman) Sibert, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 18, 1973 Sheila married Thomas E. “Tom” Furry and he survives in Lima.

Sheila was a homemaker.

Barbara Boedicker was active member of Grace Gospel Church

Her family was recognized as Scouting Family of the Year in Hardin County

Barbara J. Boedicker, 70, died on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at 2:31 a.m. at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

She was born on March 8, 1948, in Lima, Ohio, to Charles and Betty (Anspach) Shadley. Her father preceded her in death and her mother,  Betty, survives in rural LaFayette. On July 5, 1969, Barbara married Michael A. Boedicker and he survives in Ada.

Rev. James Webb 1946-2019

James Kelly Webb was born on May 19, 1946, in Leander, Kentucky to Charles and Opal (Williams) Webb.  His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Lima, Ohio.  The family moved to Ohio in 1951. 

Jim grew up with four brothers and one sister: Charles “Chuck” (dec.) (Nancy) Webb of Springdale, AR, Steve (Pat) Webb of Lima, Roger (Nita) Webb of Springdale, AR and Gary (dec.) (Barbara) Webb of Ada and Deborah (Butch (dec.) Sanders of Bluffton.

Janet Hubbell was involved in countless Ada organizations

Ada Herald editor and sales rep, school board member, one of Ada's first EMTs

Janet L. Hubbell, 84, died on Saturday, Jan.12, 2019. at 5:55 a.m. at Vancrest of Ada.  

She was born on April 10, 1934, in Lima, Ohio, to John Albert and Louella (Leatherman) Welsh who preceded her in death. On Aug. 8. 1953, Janet married Thomas C. “Tom” Hubbell who died on Aug. 17, 2015.

Janet retired from the Ada Herald after working as a sales person and Editor for over 25 years. She also worked as a professional photographer. She was a member of the County Line Church of the Brethren, Harrod. She was one of the first EMT’s on the Ada Rescue Squad. Janet served for many years as a board member for Ada Schools.