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Gladys A. Bookmyer
04/03/1932 - 08/28/2015

Gladys A. Bookmyer, 83, formerly of Clyde, died Friday, August 28, 2015 at Valleyview Nursing Home.

She was born April 3, 1932 in Clyde to the late Erbin and Estella (Snavely) Davis.

Mrs. Bookmyer was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Clyde. She graduated from Clyde High School in 1950. She had worked at the Bellevue Lamp Plant, Clyde Products, and Crescent Manufacturing. She retired from Crescent in 1997. She was a member of the Clyde Eagles.

On May 12, 1951 she married George P. Bookmyer. He preceded her in death on October 28, 2011.

Survivors include their daughters: Marsha (Gary) Thompson of Clyde and Cynthia (Dennie) Perkins of Green Springs; daughter-in-law, Cynthia Bookmyer Wiezorek of Clyde; sisters: Dolly Absher of Green Bay, Wisconsin and Marion Broz of Norwalk. Eight grandchildren: Shelley Martin; Denice Fleure, Kandi Hall, Dustin Perkins, Tim Wilson, Brandy Smith, Wendy Bookmyer, and Michael Bookmyer; ten great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild also survive.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Michael Bookmyer in 1998.

Visitation will be 5:00-7:00pm Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main Street, Clyde. Her funeral service will be 10:30am Wednesday, September 2 at the funeral home with Father Ed Schleter officiating. Burial will follow in McPherson Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given towards her great-grandson's extensive medical surgeries and care.

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Visitation Date: 09/01/2015

Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main Street, Clyde

Funeral Date: 09/02/2015

Funeral Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main Street, Clyde

 

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Roger Logsdon on September 2nd, 2015 - 12:00 am said:
Cindy, My sincerest condolences.

Sue Miller on September 1st, 2015 - 5:02 pm said:
Marsha, my deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your mom. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Sue

Lisa Mathna on September 1st, 2015 - 12:57 pm said:
Always a smile on her face. She loved the sun and had the best tan I've ever seen! May you all remember her with smiles on your faces.

Rey Nevarez on September 1st, 2015 - 5:40 am said:
Dear Marsha and Bookmyer Family, On behalf of Trilogy Health Services we would like to extend our most deepest sympathies at the loss of your mother recently. Gladys was no doubt loved by many including her family, fellow residents, and staff at Valleyview. We pray the God will provide you strength and surround you all in his loving arms during this difficult time. We will miss Gladys as we are sure all of you will too. God Bless! Trilogy Health Services

Arleta Sears Myers on August 31st, 2015 - 11:27 pm said:
It was a pleasure working with Gladys at Crescent. She was a beautiful person, very kind and always a joy to talk with.

Cathie wampler on August 31st, 2015 - 8:42 pm said:
Gladys will always be remembered for her smile and laughter and the joy of being able to be friends with everyone she met. You will greatly be missed and deeply was loved by many. It was an honor and privilege to have known you.

Sandy Mutchler on August 31st, 2015 - 6:43 pm said:
Marsha and family, there are no words to express my sympathy to you and your family. May God wrap his arms around you and give you his peace. (Vera Knott's Family)

Gina Skolmowsko on August 31st, 2015 - 4:29 pm said:
Dear Kandi and family, praying that fond memories will give you comfort during this very difficult time. With heartfelt condolences, Gina Skolmowski


 

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Edna Jane Nafe
01/17/1945 - 08/06/2015

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Edna Jane Nafe, 70, of Bellevue, died unexpectedly at the Bellevue Hospital on Thursday, August 6, 2015.

Jane was born on January 17, 1945 in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee, to the now deceased Lewis and Mary (Crews) Adams. She attended Bellevue Schools through the sixth grade, then graduated from high school in 1963 in Tennessee.

She was a member of Church of Christ in Bellevue. She enjoyed reading.

On July 6, 1963, she married Danny L. Nafe. He survives, along with their children, Thomas Elliot (Trina) Nafe and Dana (Joshua) Kile, all of Bellevue. Four grandchildren, Walker and Danny Nafe and RJ Herman and Gavin Kile.

Mrs. Nafe was preceded in death by her siblings; Elois Foster; Judy Konig; Peggy Benefield; Wayne Adams; James Adams; Martha Semson and Jewell Battelline.

Visitation will be on Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 4-7:00 pm at the Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, Ohio. The funeral will be at 7:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Ben Driver officiating.

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Visitation Date: 08/08/2015

Visitation Location: Auxter Funeral Home - 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, Ohio

Service Date: 08/08/2015

Service Location: Auxter Funeral Home - 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue

 

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Mark RIvera on August 14th, 2015 - 8:42 am said:
You were a family friend for m@by years and your children grew up with my sisters @nd i. You were always such a sweet caring God fearing woman . I know the Lord has special place next to him for you, God bless you and your family at this sad time.

Jennifer Moore-McCracken on August 10th, 2015 - 3:59 am said:
Jane was a beautiful woman, inside and out. It was a privilege to have her--such a strong Christian.

Sandy Clayton Goad on August 8th, 2015 - 6:25 pm said:
I when to school with Jane at Summertown. I remember her cheering as the girls and boys played Basketball. I"m sorry for your loss but God has a new Cheerleader with him now.

Cary & Jeff Durham on August 8th, 2015 - 4:40 am said:
Danny, So sorry for your loss. She was a very fine Christian lady. You are in our prayers.

Gary Hall on August 7th, 2015 - 5:31 pm said:
Tom, I am so sorry to hear about your Mother, please know you and your family are in our prayers. May God lift you up and carry you during this time.


 

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Shirley Ann Ferkel
06/25/1929 - 08/04/2015

Shirley Ann Ferkel, 86, of Clyde,went home to be with her loving Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in whom she had placed her faith and trust for salvation, died at her home on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.

Mrs. Ferkel was born in Coshocton, Ohio on June 25, 1929 to the now deceased Russell B. and Norma Gerilda (Richcreek) Dencer.

Shirley was a member of The Old Fashion Bible Church. She was the Valedictorian of the 1947 graduation class of Clyde High School.

She had been a homemaker as well as helped her husband in the Ferkel Nursey family business.

Survivors include a son, Gary (Joy) Ferkel, rural Clyde; a daughter, Jeanette (Paul) Schlimgen, Greenville, South Carolina. Two grandchildren, Faith Esther Ferkel and Paul David Schlimgen; two brothers, William (Sharon) Dencer, Galena and David “Russ” (Margaret) Dencer, Clyde also survive.

Mrs. Ferkel was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Ferkel, whom she married on December 25, 1948. He died on November 23, 2008. Also preceeding her was a son, Larry Ferkel and an infant brother, Tommy Lee Dencer.

Visitation will be on Friday, August 7, 2015 from 3-6:00 pm at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main Street, Clyde. The funeral will be on Saturday, August 8, 2015 10:30 AM at the funeral home with Mr. Gary Ferkel officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to People's Gospel Hour, radio program from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Visitation Date: 08/07/2015

Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio

Service Date: 08/08/2015

Service Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio

 

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Stephanie Caraway on August 11th, 2015 - 1:32 am said:
So sorry for the loss of your Mother

Stephanie Caraway on August 11th, 2015 - 1:31 am said:
Sorry for the loss of your Mother

Chuck Floyd on August 5th, 2015 - 10:39 pm said:
Sorry for your loss but rejoicing in her gain. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.


 

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Charles W. Bucklew
07/31/1945 - 07/28/2015

Charles W. Bucklew,69, of Tiffin, Ohio died on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Elmwood at the Springs, Green Springs.

Charles was born on July 31, 1945 in Millersburg, Ohio to Harold Houghton and Ethel (Lowe) Bucklew.

He liked music and had been a bass player. He was a repairman of CB radios and TV's. He had worked at Heinz in Fremont.

Survivors include a daughter, Charlotte Bucklew, Tiffin; two sons, Matthew Bucklew, Green Springs and Erik Bucklew Tiffin along with six grandchildren. His girlfriend, Shirley Simkin of Tiffin, and siblings, Virginia (Mark) Gullett and Larry (Trudy) Bucklew all of Clyde also survive.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Crystal Kay Bucklew and a brother, Ron Bucklew.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, August 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde.... Read more

Service Date: 08/07/2015

Service Location: Greenlawn Memory Gardens - W. McPherson Highway, Clyde

 

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Jody Bucklew on August 4th, 2015 - 4:57 pm said:
Fly to the Angels Uncle Buck Love Ya

ROBERT VOUGHT on August 4th, 2015 - 7:20 am said:
TO THE FAMILY BUCK, YOU ARE ALL IN OUR PRAYERS. MAY THE DEAR LORD BLESS YOU, COMFORT YOU AND GRANT YOU PEACE THROUGH THIS VERY DIFFICULT TIME. SINCERELY, ROBERT & DONNA VOUGHT.


 

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Alan "Dale" Carroll
07/01/1952 - 08/01/2015

Alan Dale Carroll, 63, of Clyde, died at University of Toledo Medical Center, on Saturday, August 1, 2015.

Dale was born in Pikeville, Kentucky on July 1, 1952 to the now deceased Orville and Mildred (Blaylock) Carroll.

He moved to Clyde when he was nine months old, making it his “hometown”.

In 1971, he graduated from Clyde High School. Dale went to work at Whirlpool, then retired in 2003. He had also been the head of the Sandusky County Softball Commission.

His passion was wrestling. He was the Clyde Wrestling Coach for many years, receiving the Coach of the Year in 2006.

Dale was a Blue and Gold and Scarlet and Gray fan and supporter.

On July 1, 1972, he married Suzanne Tea. She survives along with three daughters, Christy (Brad) Schramm, Stony Ridge; Angie (Damon) Runion and Brandy (Jeremiah) Glass, all of Clyde. Seven grandchildren, Cameron and Connor Schramm; Gracie and Luke Runion; Savannah Long; Miley and Lucy Glass, as well as siblings; Lisa Carroll, Clyde; Greg (Shirley) Akers, Tiffin and Karen Jo (Chuck) McClenathen, Clyde also survive.

Dale was preceded by his brother, Arvel Akers, who was killed in Viet Nam.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 11:00 Am until the service at 1:00 PM at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio. Pastor Candace Seaman will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Clyde Wrestling Program.

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Visitation Date: 08/04/2015

Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio

Service Date: 08/04/2015

Service Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde

 

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Cindy Cox on August 3rd, 2015 - 7:28 pm said:
Sue, My sympathy goes out to you and your family. Dale was a great person. Cindy Cox

nicole wilson-fennell on August 3rd, 2015 - 3:14 am said:
Coach Carroll was an awesome coach.. i'll always remember the many wrestling matches and tournaments. my dad coached at Sandusky for years and Clyde's teams were always tough, yet they were respectful to their opponents. I'll always admire how he supported all area programs and always had a smile on his face. thoughts and prayers to the family.


 

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Dorothy M. Dick
07/07/1915 - 07/26/2015

Dorothy M. Dick, 100, of Bellevue, died Sunday, July 26, 2015 at the Willows.

She was born July 7, 1915 in Fremont to the late Chester A. and Irene (Giebel) Culbert.

Mrs. Dick was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bellevue. She had been a member of the Altar Guild there and also a member of the Garden Club.

She graduated from Fremont Ross High School and was a homemaker. In June 1940, she married Thomas Hillhouse. He preceded her in death in 1968. She later married John F. Dick. He preceded her in death in 1987.

Survivors include her children: Thomas (Sue) Hillhouse of Ridgeway, Colorado; and Diane Hillhouse-Lambert of Winter Garden, Florida; grandchildren: Timothy (Clare) Hillhouse of Chapel Hill, NC; John (Andrea) Hillhouse of Newbury Port, MA; Michael Lambert of Miami, FL; and Kara Lambert of Vero Beach, FL; great-grandchildren: Robert, Avery, Jane, Frank, Henry, Austin, & Morgan; sister, Paula (James) Jennings of Niceville, FL; and many special nieces and nephews and their families.

Her funeral service will be 10:00am Thursday, July 30, 2015 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 209 Southwest Street, Bellevue. Rev. Juli Lejman-Guy will officiate and burial will follow in Bellevue City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to St. John’s Lutheran Church or Stein Hospice.
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Funeral Date: 07/30/2015

Funeral Location: St. John's Lutheran Church - 209 Southwest Street, Bellevue

 

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Larry Gene Sumner II
01/11/1985 - 07/25/2015

Larry Gene Sumner, II, 30 of Clyde, died on Saturday, July 25, 2015.

Larry was born in Fremont on January 11, 1985 to Larry and Dawn (Dalzell) Sumner. He was a 2003 graduate of Clyde High School and was working at Fremont Plastics.

Larry enjoyed playing baseball.
He was a Dallas Cowboy and Michigan Wolverine fan. He was a wonderful cook and liked to cook for his family and friends.

Survivors include his parents, a sister, Rachel Davis (Jason Howey) Bellevue; a brother, Dustin Sumner, Clyde; four nieces and nephews, Cameron Davis; Caden Davis; Emma Davis and Maggie Howey. Many aunts,uncles and cousins also survive.

Larry was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Peer and Phyllis Dalzell and Gloria Sumner Goon and Leon Sumner.

Visitation will be on Friday, July 31, 2015 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Forest St., Clyde from 11:00 AM until the services at noon. Rev. Alan Knoke will officiate. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Donor's Choice.

Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at www.auxterfuneralhomes.com
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Visitation Date: 07/31/2015

Visitation Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church - Forest Street, Clyde

Service Date: 07/31/2015

Service Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church - Forest St, Clyde

 

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Jim and Sharon Duskin on July 30th, 2015 - 7:04 pm said:
Our sincere condolences to Dawn and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Martin and Tara Erevia on July 29th, 2015 - 2:48 pm said:
Larry was like a son to me. I have so many memories of him and Josh growing up. My condolences to you and your family.

Paula Renfro on July 28th, 2015 - 11:03 pm said:
Dawn, I am so sorry for your loss. He is at peace and in good hands. I will keep you in my prayers. Paula Renfro


 

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Elizabeth "Betty" L. Downing
09/06/1937 - 07/23/2015

Elizabeth “Betty” L. Downing, 77, Vickery, died at her home on Thursday, July 23, 2015.

Betty was born in Elyria on September 6, 1937 to the now deceased Conrad and Florence (Stockmaster) Limber. She was a 1954 graduate of Bellevue High School.

She had been a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Vickery. She enjoyed reading and all crafts,

On October 1, 1955, she married Robert E. Downing. He survives, along with their children, Daniel (Peggy) Downing, Fremont; Diane Flowers, Virginia; Jill (Brad) Ruhlman, Bellevue and Joy (Dennis) Smith, Bellevue. Six grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive. Her sister, Florence Ebersole survives in Fremont.

Mrs. Downing was preceded in death by a brother, William Limber and a sister, Barbara Limber.

Visitation will be on Monday, July 27, 2015 from 9:00 AM until the service at 11:00 AM at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio. Burial will be in Parkhurst Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice.

Online condolences may be shared at www.auxterfuneralhomes.com

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Visitation Date: 07/27/2015

Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio

Service Date: 07/27/2015

Service Location: Mitcfhell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde

 

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Claude P. Schneider
03/171922 - 07222015

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Claude P. Schneider, 93, of Bellevue, died at The Willows on Wednesday, July 22, 2015.

Mr. Schneider was born in Franks, Ohio on March 17, 1922 to the now deceased Charles and Mary Magadelena “Lena” (Wurm) Schneider. He attended Franks School.
He was a dairy and grain farmer all of this working life.

Claude was a member of Immaculate Conception Church.

On November 5, 1949, he marred Margaret A. Burrer. She survives along with their six children; Carol (Jeff) Shearer, Clayton, North Carolina; Diane (Dave) Didion, Bellevue; Kenneth (Leslie) Schneider, Dublin, Ohio; Roger (Nancy) Schneider, Republic; Barbara (Frank) Von Maluski, Centerville and Ron (Dawn) Schneider, Bellevue. Twelve grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren also survive.

Claude was preceded in death by his sister, Leona Bertsch and two brothers, Donald Schneider and Edwin Schneider.

Visitation will be on Monday, July 28, 2015 from 4-8:00 pm at the Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, Ohio with Rosary at 3:30 pm. The funeral Mass will be on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 10:30 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Bellevue with Rev. Jonathan Wight officiating. Burial will be St. Mary’s Cemetery , Bellevue.

Memorials may be made to The Willows Activity Department.

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Visitation Date: 07/27/2015

Visitation Location: Auxter Funeral Home - 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, ohio

Service Date: 07/28/2015

Service Location: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church - Center Street, Bellevue

 

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Dan and Ollie Mason on July 28th, 2015 - 11:02 pm said:
Roger, Nancy and family---our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless

Lynne & John McKerlie on July 27th, 2015 - 5:26 pm said:
Dear Carol, Jeff & family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts are with you at this difficult time.


 

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June Carol Russell
06/16/1917 - 07/19/2015

June Carol (Grams) Russell, formerly of County Road 308, was welcomed into the loving arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ at the home of her son and daughter-in-law on July 19, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was 98 years old.

June was born June 16, 1917, the fourth of five children of John Ralph Swartz and Leta Bell (Lutz) Swartz in Bellevue, Ohio. June attended the former Pike School, and graduated in 1934 from Fostoria High School. She enjoyed reading and taking care of her garden.

June married Ethern Penn (EP) Russell on August 16, 1936 and moved around several different places with her husband for his job until finally settling in rural Bellevue. There, she started a career as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Bellevue Hospital, mostly in the Maternity Ward, for 35 years until her retirement in 1982. Ethern preceded her in death on December 13, 1984.

Grams was a charter member of Faith Bible Church of Bellevue and attended faithfully up until the time she could no longer physically make it there. She had been a long time prayer warrior for her family, church family, missionaries and her country. She enjoyed camping and taking her grandchildren to see many wonderful sights and destinations that left an appreciation for the beauty and history of our country in each one. Her great-grandchildren were all taken to “the Duck Pond” to feed the ducks on a regular basis.

Grams was preceded in death by her parents, her step-father, Mason Payne, who raised her, her husband, her siblings; Dorothy (Earl) Stubblefield, Kenwood (Geraldine) Swartz, Edwin (Eleanor) Swartz and Bernice (Renato) Pacchini. June is survived by her son, Roger (Janet) Russell, and grandchildren; Keith (Rochelle) Russell, Gregory (Dawn) Russell, Eric Russell and Lori (Dan) Riedy. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren and eleven step-great-great grandchildren. Grams is also survived by several nieces and nephews. All tolled, Grams leaves behind a great legacy of a woman that loved her family with all her heart, and she will be deeply missed by all.

Visitors will be received at the Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia Street in Bellevue on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Funeral Services will be from Faith Bible Church of Bellevue, 400 Southwest Street, with Pastor Ralph Flynn officiating her “Going Home” service at 11 AM on Thursday, July 23, with viewing at the church previously at 10 AM. Burial will follow in the York Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her name to Faith Bible Church of Bellevue.




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Service Date: 07/22/2015

Service Location: Auxter Funeral Home - 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue

Funeral Date: 07/23/2015

Funeral Location: Faith Bible Church - SW Street, Bellevue, Ohio

 

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Nelson Orwig on July 21st, 2015 - 4:05 am said:
Roger and Janet, We are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of your family, Nelson & Glenna Orwig

Jferkel family on July 21st, 2015 - 3:51 am said:
Gram June made us feel special with her bright smile and lilting voice.


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Gladys A. Bookmyer

04/03/1932 - 08/28/2015

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Edna Jane Nafe

01/17/1945 - 08/06/2015

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Shirley Ann Ferkel

06/25/1929 - 08/04/2015

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