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Obituary for Ryan Michael House

Ryan Michael House, age 43, of Ada, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2023, at 5:06 AM at Kindred Hospital, Lima. 

He was born November 26, 1979, in Findlay, Ohio to Randall and Robin (Lantz) House and they survive in Harrod. 

Also surviving are his four children: Sage, Logan, Ian and Caityln all of Ada; his sister, Jennifer (Chuck) Taylor of Ada; and several aunts and uncles: Jackie Hall, Susan (John) Hoffman, Steve (Sue) Lantz, John Hoffman, Olen House, Wes (Cyndi) House and Jason House. 

Leonard L. Earl owned Earl’s Plumbing and Heating

Leonard L. Earl, 81, of Nokomis, FL, and formerly from Ada, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, Aug 1, 2023.  He was born Dec 20, 1941 in Elida, Ohio to Byron and Clarabell (Wood) Earl.

Leonard graduated from Ada High School and Ohio Northern University.  He taught school in Botkins before becoming owner of Earl’s Plumbing and Heating in Ada. He married Barbara Sue Montgomery on March 6, 1965, and she preceded him in death.

Stewart Alan Graham was ONU director of printing services

Stewart Alan Graham was born February 10, 1939, in Nashville, Michigan and died on July 20, 2023, with his loving wife by his side. Stewart was president of Nashville W. K. Kellogg High School Class of 1957 and organized annual class reunions for his cherished classmates. After high school, he served in the Air National Guard of Michigan and the Reserve of the United States Air Force, where he first began to learn his lifelong trade as a printing professional.

Alma S. McPheron was a dietary supervisor

Alma S. McPheron, age 80, of Elida, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at her home, surrounded by her family. 

She was born on September 23, 1942 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Karew and Goldie (Howard) Manns, Sr.  Alma is survived by her husband, David L. McPheron who she married on April 27, 1991. She was previously married to Thomas Denman and Harold Winkles.

Sherri Lynn Long Cullivan was an apartment manager

Sherri Lynn Long Cullivan, age 60, of Ada, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at her mother’s home.  

She was born on January 5, 1963 to Larry Long and Doris E. “Dodie” Long.  

Barbara Lois Hoyt worked for Continental Can

Barbara Lois Hoyt, age 80, of Lima, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2023, at her home.  

She was born on September 11, 1942, to the late Merlin and Virginia Poe.