Robert H. Meyer

He had been a floor covering installer and had worked at Napoleon Lynx in Archbold for many years. Robert was born in Wauseon on Oct. 11, 1956, the son of Henry “Pete” and Laura (Cordes) Meyer. He loved fishing, and when he was younger, enjoyed trapping and golfing. Surviving are three sons, Benjamin (Crystal) Meyer, Nate (Tara) Meyer and David […]

R Stanford Short

R Stanford Short, 91 years, of Bryan,passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Stan was born March 22, 1928, in West Unity, the son of the late Harold B. and Anna Marie (Meyers) Short. R He was a 1946 graduate of West Unity High School. He continued his education at Cincinnati University and Michigan State […]

Jeffrey E. Schmitt

Jeffrey E. Schmitt, age 71, of Archbold, began his eternal nap at home Aug. 13, 2019. Jeff was born Oct. 7, 1947, to Agnes (Davis) and Paul Schmitt. Spending time in Ostrander, Ohio, on his grandparents’ farm, he grew a passion for all things agricultural. Jeff graduated from Buckeye Valley High School in 1965 and went on to Kent State […]

Rosetta Arlene Nofziger-Gorsuch

Rosetta Arlene Nofziger- Gorsuch, 84, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born Nov. 9, 1934 in Wauseon, to the late Cletus and Phoebe (Stuckey) Schrock. She was married to Richard Nofziger for 24 years, and he survives. She then married Kenneth Gorsuch […]

Bonita Sauder

Bonita Sauder of Archbold, passed away on Aug. 14, 2019, at home at the age of 96. Born Sept. 8, 1922, in Wauseon, she was the daughter of the late Frank C. Whitmer and Bessie M. (Saul) Whitmer and the wife of the late Edgar Sauder. Bonita graduated from Wauseon High School in 1940 and married Edgar later that year. […]

Florence Mae Richer Aschliman

Florence Mae Richer Aschliman entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Aug. 13, 2019, joining her husband of 66 years, Kenneth E. Aschliman (married Aug. 6, 1940). Kenneth preceded Florence in death December 2006. Florence lived a full blessed life (100 years, seven months), born Jan. 13, 1919, the youngest child of Henry and Mary […]

Loretta Jean (Rupp) Brannan

Loretta Jean (Rupp) Brannan was born Jan. 24, 1938, to Claude and Helen (Wyse) Rupp in Pettisville, and died Aug. 12, 2019, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She married Stephen Brannan June 14, 1974. In 1956, Loretta graduated from Pettisville High School, and in 1960, graduated from Defiance College with a B.S. in education. She started her career […]


I. Romaine Stuckey, 79, Archbold, died Aug. 18, 2019. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Leona B. Lindau-Stopher, 90, Wasueon, died Aug. 13, 2019. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon.

Carolyn S. Walker

Carolyn S. Walker, age 82, of Archbold, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to her retirement,she had worked at the Farmland News for 10 years and then served as school secretary at the Archbold Middle School for over 25 years, retiring in 2006. Carolyn was born in Montpelier, on Jan. […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Mitchell Len Krauss, Archbold, disobeyed traffic control device, E. Holland St. at Vine St., $37, $93. James E. Cheadle, Montpelier, failed to yield right-of-way at stop sign, Stryker St. at N. Defiance St., […]

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