Obituaries

Judyth A. Lohse

Judyth A. (Briggs) Lohse, 80, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and lifelong instigator of fun, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019. A longtime resident of Ridgeville Township in Henry County, she lived the past nine years at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Born March 7, 1939, Judy was a native of Battle Creek, Mich., and was born with a yearn to entertain. Joining friends […]

Delilah King

Delilah King, age 95 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday afternoon, April 5, 2019, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. She was born Oct. 29, 1923, on the farm where she lived her entire lifetime, a daughter of Henry and Ida (Weber) King. She retired from the former Lauber Manufacturing Company in Archbold. She enjoyed gardening, woodworking, crocheting, and canning fruits […]

Lydia Wlasiuk

Lydia Wlasiuk, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 2, 2019, at The Toledo Hospital. She was born Feb. 5, 1928, in the Ukraine, the daughter of Basil and Maria Litwinko. She married Mikolaj Wlasiuk Sr. on May 31, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 2005. She came to the United States in […]

Judyth A. Lohse

Judyth A. (Briggs) Lohse, 80, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and lifelong instigator of fun, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019. A longtime resident of Ridgeville Township in Henry County, she lived the past nine years at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Born March 7, 1939, Judy was a native of Battle Creek, Mich., and was born with a yearn to entertain. Joining friends […]

Jeremy Lynn Neuenschwander

Jeremy Lynn Neuenschwander was born on March 30, 1990, and entered Heaven on March 27, 2019. He spent the first three hours of his life announcing his arrival to the world by screaming the entire time. Jeremy loved reading, sports, music, radio, all useless trivia, smoking meat, barbequing and making people laugh. Jeremy is survived by his parents, Chris and […]

Lester L. Gericke



Lester L. Gericke, age 79, of Archbold, passed away Sunday afternoon, March 24, 2019, at Community Health Professionals- Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Prior to his retirement, Les had been a barber for many years and then was an insurance agent with the Lauber Group in Archbold, also for many years. Les was born in Henry County, Ohio, on April 20, […]

Martha E. King



Martha E. King, age 93 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 21, 2019, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. She was born Dec. 9, 1925, on the farm where she lived her entire lifetime, a daughter of Henry and Ida (Weber) King. She retired from the former Lauber Manufacturing Company in Archbold after 37 years. She enjoyed gardening on […]

Martin (Marty) Britsch



Marty Britsch, 66, of Toledo, died on Feb. 25, 2019. He was a graduate of Oberlin College with a major in music. His entire life revolved around music, which included vocal singing, piano and organ performing. His most recent employer was the First St. John’s Lutheran Church in Toledo. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Barbara […]

Dale D. Weldy



Dale D. Weldy, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away on March 13, 2019, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice. He was born June 11, 1929, on the family dairy farm in Wakarusa, Ind. Dale was the son of Samuel R. and Alva E. (Loucks) Weldy. He worked on the farm and travelled the country showing registered Guernsey cattle. Dale […]

Dorothy L. Grieser



A memorial service for Dorothy L. Grieser, 90, of Archbold, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, at the Fairlawn Chapel. She passed away Dec. 10, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven.


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