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Erma "Jane" Ellinwood Wheeler Ratterman
Erma "Jane" Ellinwood Wheeler Ratterman 86 of Marion, died peacefully Saturday afternoon June 27, 2015 at the Arbors at Delaware. She was born March 15, 1929 in Marion to the late Truman George and Helen (Douglass) Reed Ellinwood, she was also predeceased by two husbands: Dennie H. Wheeler and Andrew Ratterman, siblings: David Reed, Marie Reed Kingsley, Frank Reed, Charlotte Reed Wilson and Ronald Ellinwood Surviving are her children: Ernest (L more...
Dennis Blue
Dennis Eugene Blue, 75, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on June 24, 2015 at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He was born to the late John W. and Bonnie (Ryan) Blue on February 2, 1940 in LaRue, Ohio. He was a 1959 graduate of Marion Catholic High School. Dennis married the love of his life, his high school sweetheart, Nell Strebar, on January 30, 1961 in Sparta, NC. Dennis was a life-long member of St. Mary Churc more...
Sharon F. Schmelzer
Sharon F. Schmelzer 71 of Richwood, received her ultimate healing on Wednesday morning, June 24, 2015 at Heartland of Marion where she has lived for the past few years. She had courageously endured the effects of MS for over 27 years. Sharon was born July 2, 1943 in Marion to the late Fay & Mabel (Miller) Riley. She was a 1961 graduate of Harding High School. Sharon worked as a sales clerk for the former Spain's Five and Dime, Speyer’s dime st more...
Carol Seremi
Carol Sue Seremi 64 of Magnetic Springs, died unexpectedly late Friday evening June 19, 2015 from a vehicular accident in Magnetic Springs. She was born August 28, 1950 in Columbus to the late Ivan and Marie (Hammaker) Rader; she was also predeceased by her husband Andrew Seremi, two brothers and two sisters. Carol was a good hearted soul who worked helping people take care of their homes; there was no job too big or too small.  She was also ac more...
Murray "Bud" Edward Verity
Murray "Bud" Edward Verity, 77, of Green Camp, passed away early Sunday morning, June 21, 2015 at Marion General Hospital with family by his side.  He was born in Nelsonville on September 11, 1937 to the late Harvey Edward and Vera Vivian (Young) Verity.  He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Eva Dean Verity and Elizabeth Ann Verity. Bud, as everyone knew him, graduated from Prospect High School.  He was a man of several occupations in more...
Dan Howden Mitchell
Dan Howden Mitchell, 80 of Prospect, died unexpectedly Wednesday June 17, 2015 at his home. He was born January 26, 1935 in Mt. Gilead to the late Donald and Dorothy (McKee) Mitchell. On August 26, 1956 he married his high school sweetheart, the former Mildred Fern Downs and she died April 12, 2014.  He was also preceded in death by a brother, Dean Mitchell. He was a very accomplished basketball player at Johnsville High School, where he gradu more...
Sylvia Smith
Sylvia Smith 86 of Richwood, died peacefully in her home Friday afternoon June 19, 2015. She was born May 4, 1927 in Morgan County, Kentucky to the late Manford and Mamie (Holbrook) Smith, she was also predeceased by brother: Dorsey Smith, sister: Lula May Smith, brothers in law: Rufus Smith and Donald Smith, sisters in law: Cloma Smith and Chloe Smith, step granddaughter: Ashley Campbell On February 18, 1947 in West Liberty, Kentucky she marri more...
Steven Michael Juzwiak
Steven Michael Juzwiak, 32 of Marion, formerly of Richwood, died early Friday morning, June 19, 2015 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital. He was born June 6, 1983 in Marysville to James and Suzanne (Vallery) Juzwiak and they survive in Richwood.  Also surviving are his children, Evan, Connor and Chloe Juzwiak; and the love of his life, Tonya Hensel, Marion; a brother, Brian (Taylor) Juzwiak, Marysville; sister, Jaime (Robbie) Cowgill, Richwood; more...
Michael Landon Murray
Michael Landon Murray, 55 of Richwood, died Tuesday June 16, 2015 at the Memorial Hospital of Union County. He was born March 7, 1960 in Oakland, California to the late John and Betty Jean (Cooper) Murray. He was a retired pilot with Southwest Airlines.  He enjoyed finish carpentry and working the yard.  He was an avid follower North Union youth sports, enjoying spending time at the ballpark and high school. Surviving is his friend of many yea more...
Dale Eugene Rush
Dale Eugene Rush, 80 died Saturday, June 6, 2015 at his home in Huntington Beach, California.  Born in West Jackson, Ohio to Forest and Dorothy(Monson) Rush. Lived in Huntington Beach, California since 1978 and worked in the Aerospace Industry as an Engineer. Dale is survived by his wife, Kathryn, his loving children and grandchildren. Memorial gifts may be made to Crosspoint Church, 7661 Warner Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Graveside service more...
Peggy M. (Whims) Moats
Peggy M. (Whims) Moats, 82 of Richwood, formerly of Pickerington, died Tuesday morning, June 16, 2015 at Brookdale of Marysville.  She was born August 29, 1932 in Pickerington to the late Carl R. and Helen E. (Huntwork) Whims.  She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donald L. Whims and Darl E. Whims; a step-son, Stephen Moats and a step-daughter, Susan Moats. On December 30, 1970 she married Harold Moats in Las Vegas, NV and he survives more...
Isabella Ehret Monson
Isabella Ehret Monson, 98 of Richwood died Friday, June 12, 2015 at Sterling House in Marion.  She was born July 17, 1916 in Richwood to the late Edward and Cecil (Kile) Ehret. On August 13, 1952 she married Granville Monson and he died January 19, 1971. She spent most of her life living in West Jackson.  Isabella graduated from Byhalia High School as valedictorian of her 1934 class.  She always appreciated her Byhalia roots.  A long-time and a more...
Kara L. Lust
Kara L. Lust, 39 of Prospect died Monday, June 8, 2015 at The James following a 3-year battle with esophageal cancer.  She was born December 9, 1975 in Marion. On July 20, 2002 she married her best friend, Brad Lust at the LaRue United Methodist Church. She was a faithful lifetime member of the LaRue United Methodist Church.  Kara was an assistant office manager at Musgrave Orthodontics in Delaware and Waldo.  She had a good rapport with patien more...
James Vernon Smith
James Vernon Smith 56 of Marion, died Friday May 29, 2015 at his home. The Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Hindman, Kentucky (www.nelsonfrazierfuneralhome.com) is assisting the family, with local help from the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in LaRue. Born in Knott County, Kentucky on Jun. 7, 1958. Departed on May 29, 2015 and resided in Marion, OH.       Name: James Vernon Smith Age: 56 of: Marion, Ohio formally of Mousie, KY Date of Bir more...
Gary Mangus
Gary W. "Woody" Mangus, 56 of Marion died unexpectedly Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Marion Pointe Nursing Home. He was born January 29, 1959 in Moses Lake, Washington to the late David William Mangus and Jaynet (Blake) Burgoon Woody has had many physical issues since being diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of 17, when he was able he loved to go fishing with family and friends at Lake Choctaw near London. Surviving are his sisters: Donna (Ri more...
Philip L. Fields
Philip Lee Fields, 72 of Upper Sandusky died Sunday, May 24, 2015 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.  He was born January 23, 1943 in Marion to the late Lawrence Glenn and Ruth Eleanor (Cleveland) Fields. He was a 1961 graduate of LaRue High School.  A veteran of the U. S. Air Force, he enjoyed spending time with his fellow veterans during his later years.  Philip was a fan of the Cleveland Browns.  He enjoyed doing word search puzzles and pl more...
Judd Robert Hecker
Judd Robert Hecker, 71 of Green Camp, died Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the Marion General Hospital.  He was born July 26, 1943 in Marion to the late Edward and Marcella (Page) Hecker. On June 17, 1966 he married the former Shirley Ellis in Prospect, and she died December 24, 2000.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Heidi Hecker and two infant brothers. Judd graduated from Prospect High School in 1961. He moved to Green Camp after the b more...
Betty Irene Drodofsky
Betty Irene Drodofsky 89 of Redford, Michigan former long time resident of Richwood, died Saturday May 23, 2015 at her home in Michigan. Betty was born May 29, 1925 to the late Arthur and Delta (McCarrey) Hawkins. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. A former long time member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Prospect and current member of St. Paul’s Lutheran in Waldo and Celebration Lutheran in Livonia, MI. She was an avi more...
Steve R. Baker
Steve R. Baker 66 of Prospect, died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon May 16, 2015 at his home. He was born February 6, 1949 in Champaign County to the late Roger and Adella (Randall) Baker; he was also predeceased by one brother: Gary Baker On January 19, 2006 he married Debbie (Brush) and she survives in Prospect, also surviving are children: Brandie (Matt) Stonerock and Brian (Tracie) Baker both of Bellefontaine, two step daughters: Erica (C.J more...
Della Jean Hall
Della Jean Hall, 95, formerly of the Essex area, died peacefully Tuesday morning, May 12, 2015 at the Gables at Green Pastures in Marysville.  She was born July 20, 1919 in Mt. Victory to the late Jay and Ethel (Head) Cochran. On August 3, 1947 in the Union Baptist Church at West Jackson she married Marvin Hall and he died January 23, 1996.   She was also preceded in death by a son, Delmar Hall and a sister, Betty Flesher. She graduated from La more...
Conrad Michael Mangus
Conrad Michael Mangus 18, of Richwood died tragically Friday afternoon at the Richwood Lake. He was born February 13, 1997 in Columbus to Gregory Brett and Connie (Mangus) Caudill of Richwood Conrad was a senior student at the Tri-Rivers Career Center through North Union High School, he was about to proudly graduate at the end of this month. At Tri-Rivers he studied in the Digital Media & Entertainment program, which he very much enjoyed. He wa more...
Richard Ivan Biggs, Jr.
Richard Ivan Biggs, Jr., 68 of Richwood, died unexpectedly Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at his home.  He was born May 19, 1946 in Columbus to the late Richard Ivan Sr. and Betty (Campbell) Biggs. On September 26, 1964 he married his high school sweetheart, Linda Lou Welsh in Grove City.  He has missed her terribly since her death on March 26, 2013. He was a retired truck driver for Signal Delivery and Matlack and had been a farmer.  Richard loved worki more...
Robert Shumway Spencer
Robert Shumway Spencer, 82 of Richwood died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Union County.  He was born October 15, 1932, in Paxton, Illinois, to the late William Colwell and Pearl Lauretta (Lower) Spencer. On May 3, 2003, he married the former Sue Ann Gibson in Fort Worth, Texas, and she survives. Bob was proud of his military career, serving in Korea, Viet Nam, and being named Recruiter of the Year before he retired in 1965. H more...

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