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Verda Helser service on Tuesday

Verda J. Helser

Visitation:
Monday, September 3, 2012
4:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home
311 East Lima Avenue
Ada

Service:
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
11:00 AM
St Paul United Church of Christ
4443 Township Road 25
Ada

 

Winifred Staley was a member of County Line Church of the Brethren

 

Winifred C. Staley, 91, of Bluffton, died at 11:22 a.m. Aug. 26, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born May 3, 1921 in Bath Township, Allen County to Charles L. and Mollie Johnson Mason. 

On July 3, 1941 she married Russell D. Staley and he survives. Mrs. Staley was a homemaker. Winifred and Russell celebrated their 71st anniversary with their annual family picnic and softball game. She attended County Line Church of the Brethren, Harrod, was a member of the Lafayette Eastern Star and served on the Republican Central Committee more than 50 years. She was a 1939 graduate of Lafayette-Jackson High School.  

Faith Fell services on Thursday

Faith Elizabeth Heck Fell, 84, died Aug. 24, 2012, at Roselawn Manor, Spencerville.

She was born Jan. 16, 1928, in Zanesville, the youngest of two daughters, to William and Edna Campbell Heck, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 9, 1950, she married her high school sweetheart, Gerald W. Fell, who preceded her in death.

She was a member of St. Mark Methodist Church, Lima. She graduated form Lash High School in Zanesville, and attended Bowling Green State University.

Marie "Mickey" Ream funeral service at Riley Creek Baptist

Marie “Mickey” Ream, 99, died Aug. 20, 2012.  She was born in Allen County (Jackson Twp.) Ohioon July 11, 1913, to Dow and Ettie (Hinkle) Scoles. She has resided in the Grand Haven,Mich., area the past 11 years.  She was a homemaker most of her life.  She also worked many years as a bookkeeper and data entry person at a lumber company. 

On July 27, 1934, she married Stanley F. Ream who preceded her six years ago. Mrs. Ream was a member of Cavalry Bible Church.

She is survived by her children, Gene (Pauline) Ream of Waterloo, Iowa, Pat (David) De Buhr of Blain, Minn., Gary (Susan) Ream of Spring Lake, Mich.; 8 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren.  

Melissa Manns 1979-2012

Melissa S. Manns

Visitation:
Monday, August 20, 2012
1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
5:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Alger Assembly of God Church
7050 State Route 235
Alger

Service:
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
11:00 AM
Alger Assembly of God Church
7050 State Route 235
Alger

Melissa S. Manns, 33, of Belle Center, died at 7:35 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, in her home.

She was born Jan. 27, 1979, in Kenton to Larry and Penny (Caudill) Rowe of Alger.

Service for Ruth Prater on Wednesday

Ruth M. Prater

Visitation:
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home
701 North Front Street
Alger

Service:
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
11:00 AM
Auglaize United Baptist Church
11809 State Route 309
Maysville

Ruth M. Prater, 82, died Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 12:10 a.m. at Van Wert Manor, Van Wert, Ohio.

She was born Jan. 7, 1930 in Van Wert County, Ohio to Elvin and Clema (Ashbaugh) Thatcher. They preceded her in death.

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