Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Marcella Badenhop, 89, Delta, died Monday, May 11, 2020. Survivors include her husband, Marvin, and eight children. Rodenberger-Gray Funeral Home, Napoleon.

Keith Lee Oyer

Keith Lee Oyer, age 63, of rural Defiance, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Mercy Defiance Hospital. He was a self-employed insurance agent for over 30 years. Keith was born in Columbus on June 27, 1956, the son of Herb and Betty (Rupp) Oyer. On July 2, 1977, he married Peggy Durham, and she survives. He was […]

Jeanette Eileen (Balzer) Rupp

Jeanette Eileen (Balzer) Rupp, age 97, of Archbold, passed away on April 30, 2020, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Jeanette was born in Detroit, Mich., on July 27, 1922, the daughter of Bernhard and Lydia Balzer. A graduate of Eastern High School in Detroit, Jeanette enrolled in the Detroit Business Institute and was employed as a secretary […]

Vernon W. Plassman

Vernon W. Plassman, age 88 years, of Wauseon, passed away Monday morning, May 4, 2020, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice. He was born May 21, 1931, atArchbold, the son of Erwin and Augusta ( Rosebrock) Plassman. He married Carol Lather on May 10, 1953, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 26, 1994. He then married Launita (Germann) […]

Jeanette Eileen (Balzer) Rupp

Jeanette Eileen (Balzer) Rupp, age 97, of Archbold, passed away on April 30, 2020, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  Jeanette was born in Detroit, Mich., on July 27, 1922, the daughter of Bernhard and Lydia Balzer. A graduate of Eastern High School in Detroit, Jeanette enrolled in the Detroit Business Institute and was employed as a secretary […]

Carl Reinhold Miller

Carl Reinhold Miller, 75, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly Thursday evening, April 23, 2020, in his home. He was born April 9, 1945, in Archbold, the son of Dale and Laura (Nagel) Miller. A 1963 graduate of Archbold High School, he married his high school sweetheart, Judi Gearig, on Feb. 27, 1965. He worked at Miller Brothers Construction for 43 […]

DEATH NOTICES

Mary Anna Beckwith, 92, Archbold, died April 27, 2020. Survivors include two siblings. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Diane Marie Stewart

Diane Marie Stewart, 77, of Ridgeville Corners, passed away into the arms of her loving Lord Jesus on Saturday, April 18, 2020. She was born on Feb. 26, 1943, to Raymond H. Nagel and Deloris Marie ( Schnitkey) Nagel. Diane graduated from Ridgeville High School in 1961, where she was a varsity cheerleader. Following graduation, Diane attended Warner College of […]

Wilma “Willie” Ziegler

Wilma “Willie” Ziegler, 84, Archbold, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 19, 2020, in the CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance after a very courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Willie, the youngest of nine children, was born in DeKalb County, Ind., on Jan. 14, 1936, to the late Gerald and Crystal (Moore) Thomas. The family moved to Bryan in the […]


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