April 17, 2014

Subscriber Login

Marcia L. Grone PDF Print
Sunday, January 19, 2014 12:02 PM

May 13, 1967-Jan. 18, 2014

Marcia L. GroneMarcia L. Grone, 46, of Delphos, died at 5 a.m. Saturday at her residence surrounded by her loving family after battling cancer for the last five months.

She was born May 13, 1967, in St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, to Irvin and Mary (Baldauf) Grone, who survive in Delphos.

Other survivors include her son, Zach Grone, at home in Delphos; his father, Nate Price of Fort Jennings; three sisters, Linda (Steve) Coil, Cindy (Kevin) Michel and Laurie (Ron) Culp of Delphos; a brother, Roger (Sara) Grone of Delphos; special friend, Clint Mox of Delphos; and eight nieces and nephews, Philip, Matt and Shannon Coil, Jeff, Jason and Rachel Michel and Aaron and Josh Culp.

Marcia started working at Mary’s A&W at the age of 11 and was currently manager. She also took part-time work for several years with the Old Barn Out Back. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, a 1985 graduate of St. John’s High School and graduated from Lima Tech with a two-year degree. She enjoyed gardening and taking care of the flowers at A&W. She loved animals but most of all, she loved spending time with her son, Zach, and going to his sporting and school events.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Dave Reinhart officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today and 2-8 p.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a Parish Wake will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Preferred memorials are to the American Cancer Society, Delphos Hospice or Zach’s Education Fund.

Leave condolences at harterandschier.com.

Last Updated on Sunday, January 19, 2014 8:14 PM
Norma A Meyer PDF Print
Sunday, January 19, 2014 12:01 PM

Nov. 16, 1932-Jan. 18, 2014

Norma A. MeyerNorma A. Meyer, 81, of Ottawa, died 9:40 a.m. Saturday at her residence.

She was born Nov. 16, 1932, in Lima to Sylvester and Hilda (Schumaker) Schroeder, who preceded her in death.

On Sept. 13, 1952, she married Daniel Meyer, who survives in Ottawa.

Norma is also survived by two sons, Dean (Charlotte) Meyer and Mike (Pat) Meyer both of Ottawa; a daughter, Jill (Tom) Bullinger of Fort Jennings; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchildren and one on the way; two stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren; a brother, Howard (Jeannie) Schroeder of Columbus Grove; and a sister, Virginia (Don) Holtkamp of Kalida.

She is also preceded in death by a brother, Mark Schroeder.

Norma was a homemaker. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa, and its Altar Rosary Society; Catholic Ladies of Columbia; Minister of Praise; Eucharistic Minister and a Mass server. She was a servant of God and servant of others. Norma was also president of Best Grandchildren’s Club. Also a member of CRHP class three.

A Mass of Christian Burial will begin 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa, with Fr. Matt Jozefiak officiating. Burial will follow at church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m.today at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa, where there will be a Scripture service at 8 p.m. today.

Memorials may be given to Putnam County Hospice or American Heart Association.

Condolences may be expressed to: www.lovefuneralhome.com.

Last Updated on Sunday, January 19, 2014 8:16 PM
Dorothy Ann Shalter PDF Print
Friday, January 17, 2014 9:21 PM

June 14, 1925-Jan. 16, 2014


Dorothy Ann Shalter, 88, of Continental died 1:50 p.m. Thursday at The Meadows of Kalida.

She was born June 14, 1925, in Columbus Grove, to Gerald P. and Josephine (Sehlhorst) Best, who preceded her in death.

On Feb. 16, 1952, she married Richard R. Shalter, who survives in Continental.

Eloise R. Hullinger PDF Print
Thursday, January 16, 2014 9:00 PM

Eloise R. HullingerJuly 10, 1919-Jan. 15, 2014


Eloise R. Hullinger, 94, of Allentown died at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday at Vancrest of Delphos.

She was born July 10, 1919, in Allen County to William and Zelma (DeLong) Purdy, who preceded her in death.

On Jan. 10, 1942, she married Ralph O. Hullinger and he died April 3, 1982.

Survivors include two nephews, Ray (Barbara) Geary and Tim (Lori) Purdy; four nieces, Jean Palmer, Patty (Bill) Lewis, Deborah (Steve) Pitson and Sandra (Steve) Johnson; many great-nieces and great-nephews; and a sister-in-law, Stella Limbert.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Virgil Purdy; two sisters, Avanelle (Purdy) Palmer and Ann (Purdy) Geary; and a great-nephew, Steven W. Lewis.

Eloise was a “Rosie the Riveter,” who worked at Westinghouse Electric during World War II, retiring from there after 44 years of service. She was a 47-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Spencerville Chapter #130. Eloise volunteered at the Allentown Ball Park and loved watching ball games, both little league and high school. She was an avid shopper and a devoted aunt.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, Pastor Dottie Kiser officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Elida.

The family will receive friends 2-8 p.m. today at the funeral home, where an Eastern Star memorial service will be 7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Delphos Little League Association.

Last Updated on Thursday, January 16, 2014 9:19 PM
Elmer Arnold Gerdeman PDF Print
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 9:29 PM


May 23, 1922

Jan. 10, 2014




Elmer Arnold GerdemanElmer Arnold Gerdeman, 91, of Columbus and formerly of Delphos, passed away Friday evening at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born May 23, 1922, in Van Wert County, west of Delphos, to Alfred Joseph and Clara Leona (Reindl) Gerdemann.


Page 17 of 290