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Viola Ruth Buzard PDF Print
Friday, March 07, 2014 9:00 PM

Oct. 17, 1932-March 7, 2014


Viola Ruth BuzardViola Ruth Buzard, 81, of Delphos died at 12:31 a.m. Friday at Vancrest Healthcare Center.

She was born Oct. 17, 1932, in Circleville to Francis E. and Virginia A. (Eccard) Snider, who preceded her in death.

Robert Andrew Seffernick PDF Print
Friday, March 07, 2014 9:00 PM

Oct. 24, 1996-March 5, 2014


Robert Andrew SeffernickRobert Andrew Seffernick, 17, of Melrose, died on Wednesday from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

He was born on Oct. 24, 1996, in Paulding to Jeanne Seffernick and Mark Seffernick. His mother, Jeanne (Shawn Gribble) survives in Melorose and his father, Mark (Tina), survives in Lima.

Lauretta M. Kroeger Schaffer PDF Print
Thursday, March 06, 2014 9:12 PM

Dec. 4, 1936-March 5, 2014


Lauretta M. Kroeger Schaffer, 77, of Landeck died Wednesday at her residence.

She was born Dec. 4, 1936, in Ottoville to John and Philomena (Warnecke) Brickner, who preceded her in death.

She married Richard Schaffer on Dec. 4, 1990, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 1991.

Survivors include eight sons, Larry (Nancy) Kroeger of Landeck, Rick Kroeger of Landeck, Jim (Patty) Kroeger of Leipsic, Ron Kroeger of Landeck, Leonard Kroeger of Lima, Jerry Jr. Kroeger of Rockford, Richard (Missy) Kroeger of Findlay and Dave (Shelly) Kroeger of Delphos; three daughters, Kay (John) Siefer of Kalida, Sue (Paul) Radabaugh of Landeck and Marianne (Larry) Wiech of Columbus; 25 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rose (Otto) Wenzlick of Ottoville and Carolyn (Jerry) Schimmoeller of Ottoville; four brothers, Walt (Rose Ann) Brickner of Ottoville, Ralph (Sharon) Brickner of Ottoville, Steve (Sandy) Brickner of Columbus Grove and John (Joan) Brickner of Warsaw, Ind.; two sisters-in-law, AnnaJean Bockey and Mary Brickner; Bill and Millie Kroeger; and her first husband, Gerald Kroeger of Delphos.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Doris Ricker and Sister Catherine Brickner; her brother, Cliff Brickner; and a brother-in-law, Walt Bockey.

She was a housewife and also worked as a healthcare worker.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and CL of C #84.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Landeck, with Father Dave Reinhart officiating. Burial will follow in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Landeck.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home in Delphos with a CL of C service at 7 p.m. and a Parish Wake at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Landeck Church Maintenance Fund or American Diabetes Association.

To leave online condolences for the family, please visit www.harterandschier.com.

Cheryl Sue Keller PDF Print
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 9:19 PM

June 11, 1946-March 3, 2014


Cheryl Sue KellerCheryl Sue Keller, 67, of Lima died at 2:12 p.m. Monday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

She was born on June 11, 1946, to Everitt and Annabelle (Miller) Rose, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Eric (Laura) Duncan of Fostoria; a daughter, Amanda (Neal) Mayer of Grove City; a brother, David (Rhonda) Rose of Spencerville; four grandchildren, Jordan and Kathryn Duncan of Fostoria and Abigail and Hannah Mayer of Grove City; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald and Gary Rose.

Sue liked to write poetry and she had a collection of music boxes. She was an avid family photographer and enjoyed stitching and embroidery. Her main hobby was her family, especially her grandchildren. Most important was her devotion to the Lord and spreading his love and word. She was the master of holiday decoration and card giving. She truly enjoyed life. In her earlier years, she loved camping with her family, where she taught Sunday School.

Sue grew up attending Delphos First Assembly of God and later was a member of Lima Baptist Temple. She was a 1964 graduate of Jefferson where she was active in band and choir. Sue was co-organizer for her class reunions. She attended Southwestern Bible College and graduated from Lima School of Nursing. She was also a member of the Red Hat Ladies Club.

She was a LPN at St. Rita’s Medical Center and then at Lima Memorial Hospital and also worked at multiple nursing homes. Sue spent her life as a caregiver for over 35 years. She also worked at the YWCA water aquatics for arthritis, which led to much of her volunteer work. She was a coordinator for the Arthritis Foundation in the Lima branch office. Sue volunteered at the Red Cross and was a big supporter of the United Way. She also worked as a school nurse at Lima Temple Christian School.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home in Delphos, with Pastor Dan Eaton officiating. Burial will be at a later date.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today and 1 p.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Red Cross or United Way.

To leave condolences online for the family, visit www.harterandschier.com.

Cheryl Sue 'Rose' Keller PDF Print
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 9:26 PM

Cheryl Sue "Rose" Keller of Lima passed away at 2:14 p.m. Monday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

Arrangements are incomplete at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.

Last Updated on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 9:27 PM

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