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Louise Berger

Jun 03, 1961 - Aug 29, 2023

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Bryan, OH

Louise J. Berger, 62, of Bryan, Ohio passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at her home surrounded by her family. Louise was born June 3, 1961, in Bono, Ohio, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Cluckey) Lacourse. She worked as a kitchen aide and nursing aide, most recently at Northcrest Rehab and Nursing Center, Napoleon. In her free time, Louise enjoyed reading and watching documentaries. Above all, she loved spending time with her family and close friends. Surviving are four children, Joey (...Read More

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Mary Lou Missler

Apr 10, 1953 - Feb 26, 2024

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Bryan, OH

Mary Lou Missler, age 70 of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024. She was born on April 10, 1953 to the late Sylvester and Marjorie (Allgire) Longsmith in Defiance, Ohio. On May 11, 1991 she married Paul Missler, who survives. Mary Lou was a faithful member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Bryan, and Defiance Eagles #372. She worked for several years at Burger King, Knox Laundry, and Scott Portafold in Archbold. Mary Lou was an avid reader and she enjoyed crocheting, fishing at Nettle Lake, growing flowers, and word search puzzles. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Mary Lou is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Paul Missler of Bryan, her sister, Vicki (Bruce) Stuckey of Harrison, OH, and three nephews, Dennis, Scott and Joe. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, David Lee. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 4, 2024 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 am at the funeral home, with Pastor Steve Rath officiating. Mary Lou will be laid to rest at Riverview Memory Gardens. Memorials are suggested to Wesley United Methodist Church. To to the family or in memory of Mary Lou Missler, please

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Debra A. Klingler

Dec 10, 1953 - Feb 25, 2024

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Bryan, OH

Stryker: Debra A. Klingler, age 70, of Stryker, passed away Sunday evening, February 25, 2024, at Bryan Healthcare. Debra had worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for many years in Hicksville and Butler, Indiana. Debra was born in Findlay, Ohio on December 10, 1953, the daughter of Lynn and Mary (Duff) Helms. On June 2, 1972 she married Burl Klingler, and he survives. She was a member of the Stryker United Brethren Church. She loved to go fishing wither her husband, Burl. Surviving besides her husband, Burl, are children, Troy (Samantha) Klingler of Defiance, Brandy Abner of Winchester, Kentucky and David Rupp of Michigan. She is also survived by nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and six brothers, Doug Helms, Clifford (Vickie) Helms, Richard (Grace) Helms, Daniel (Lisa) Helms, Dave Helms and Gordon (Kim) Helms. Services will be scheduled at a later date. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the benevolence of the family. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com. Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker has been entrusted with arrangements. To to the family or in memory of Debra A. Klingler, please

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Debra A. Klingler

Dec 10, 1953 - Feb 25, 2024

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Bryan, OH

Stryker: Debra A. Klingler, age 70, of Stryker, passed away Sunday evening, February 25, 2024, at Bryan Healthcare. Debra had worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for many years in Hicksville and Butler, Indiana. Debra was born in Findlay, Ohio on December 10, 1953, the daughter of Lynn and Mary (Duff) Helms. On June 2, 1972 she married Burl Klingler, and he survives. She was a member of the Stryker United Brethren Church. She loved to go fishing wither her husband, Burl. Surviving besides her husband, Burl, are children, Troy (Samantha) Klingler of Defiance, Brandy Abner of Winchester, Kentucky and David Rupp of Michigan. She is also survived by nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and six brothers, Doug Helms, Clifford (Vickie) Helms, Richard (Grace) Helms, Daniel (Lisa) Helms, Dave Helms and Gordon (Kim) Helms. Services will be scheduled at a later date. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the benevolence of the family. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com. Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker has been entrusted with arrangements. To to the family or in memory of Debra A. Klingler, please

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Ronald D. Schroeder

Jun 02, 1945 - Feb 23, 2024

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Bryan, OH

Ronald D. Schroeder, 78 years of Bryan, and formerly of Cecil, passed away Friday, February 23, 2024, in his home with his family at his side. Ron was born June 2, 1945, in Saginaw, Michigan, the son of the late Joseph and Hazel (Speiser) Schroeder. Ron was an Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam Era. He married Sandra Wright on March 19, 1966, in Angola, Indiana, and the marriage ended in 1991. He then married Hilda Jean Dohm on June 19, 1993, in Hicksville, Ohio, and she survives. Ron was employed by General Motors Century Foundry in Defiance for 25 years, retiring in 1993 due to a disability. He had previously worked at Johns Manville. Ron was a member of Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church in Junction. An avid Michigan Wolverines fan, Ron enjoyed being outdoors, tending to his lawn and watching NASCAR. Surviving is his wife, Hilda of Bryan; five children, Tim (Gilda) Schroeder of Monroeville, Indiana, Jeff Schroeder of Grover Hill, Ohio, Ronnie Schroeder of Paulding, Ohio, Jeannie (Scott) Fisher of Paulding and Karen (Carl) Cox of Bryan; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Paul (Shirley) Schroeder of Defiance, Phil (Flora) Schroeder of Defiance and Jim Schroeder of Ney. He was preceded in death by his parents; great-grandson, Jayden Mitchell; and brothers, Joe, also known as “Bill” Schroeder and infant Richard Schroeder. Visitation for Ronald D. Schroeder will be held Wednesday, February 28, 2024, from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 206 North Lynn Street, Bryan. Funeral services for Ron will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 29, 2024, in the funeral home with Pastor Neal Wireman officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society: https://www.nationalmssociety.org, or to Elara Caring Hospice. Condolences may be sent to the family or memories may be shared at www.oberlinturnbull.com.

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Freda Jo Beltran

Jan 28, 1954 - Feb 01, 2024

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Bryan, OH

Freda Jo Beltran, 70, of Oregon, Ohio, was called home to be with The Lord on Thursday, February 1st, 2024.She was born in Iager, West Virginia, on January 28th, 1954 to Garnett and Willa Faye (Cooper) Roberts. Freda was a 1972 graduate of Morrison R. Waite High School in Toledo, Ohio. After high school Freda was employed at Crown Cork and Seal until 2001 when the company was no longer in business. She was also a member of the UFCW Local 911 Union. She then pursued and received her Associates Degree in Hospitality Management and started an internship with Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg, Ohio; where she then became employed until 2005. Being the outgoing and people person she was, she then became a successful saleswoman at Matthews Ford in Oregon, Ohio until her retirement. Freda loved to travel and see new places and also made a friend where ever she went. In 2015 Freda moved to Bradenton, Florida until 2019, where she enjoyed retirement and spending time with her daughter, Cindy, and grandkids. She became a member of Harbor Community Church of Bradenton, Florida. Freda then moved back to Bryan, Ohio to be with her son, Clayt, and his family in 2019, where she lived out the rest of her days. Freda loved to dance, listen to music (especially Motown), spend time with her grandkids and cook some of the best fried chicken you've ever had. Being around Freda felt like home and like you have known her forever, she had a huge heart and had made many friends over the years. She had a great group of friends from high school that stayed close until her final days.Surviving her is her brother, Robin (Debbie) Scott Roberts; children, Cindy Beltran Underwood, Clayt (Sandy) Beltran, grandchildren, Dylan, Haley, Alec and Abigal Underwood, Cooper, Colby, Huckly, and Henry Beltran, Brayden and Parker Epling; and niece and nephew Taylor Marie Roberts and Joshua Cooper Roberts. Freda was preceded in death by her parents, Garnett and Willa Faye Roberts.The family will receive friends at Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Funeral Home, Oregon Chapel, 440 S. Coy Road, Saturday, February 10, 2024 from 1:00 pm until the time of memorial service at 4:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in Freda's name may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association. 

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Marcia Kay Schmucker

Apr 25, 1945 - Jan 30, 2024

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Bryan, OH

Marcia Kay Schmucker 78 years of Bryan, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, January 30, 2024, in the Emergency Room at Parkview Hospital, Bryan. Marcia was born April 25, 1945, in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of the late Harold and Carmen (Rollins) Brenner. She was a 1963 graduate of Bryan High School. Marcia married Earles J. Schmucker on June 12, 1965, in Bryan, Ohio, and he survives. Marcia worked for Murray Lash and Friedo Accounting Firm, Murphy’s Five and Dime Store, packaging produce at Schmucker’s Storage and she also worked in the gift shop at Sauder Village. She most recently attended Lick Creek Church of the Brethren, Bryan and was a former lifelong member of Pine Grove Mennonite Church, where she taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School and was active in the Kitchen Committee. Marcia enjoyed spending time at Coldwater Lake, and all that the lake offers. She also enjoyed making ceramics and making afghans. She most treasured spending time with her family and friends. Surviving is her loving husband of 58 years, Earles of Bryan; two sons, Tim (Vicki) Schmucker of Michigan Center, Michigan, and Todd (Stephanie) Schmucker of Archbold, Ohio; three grandchildren, Jordan (Amanda) Schmucker, Jonah (Hannah) Schmucker, and Natalie Schmucker; two great grandchildren, Selah, and Eleanor Schmucker. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Marlene Fox. Visitation for Marcia Kay Schmucker will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. in Lick Creek Church of the Brethren, 1500 Center Street, Bryan, where Funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, with Pastor Bill Holsopple officiating. Graveside committal services will be held at 3:00 p.m. in Lockport Cemetery, Stryker. Arrangements are under the care of Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 206 North Lynn Street, Bryan. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be made to Lick Creek Church of the Brethren, 1500 Center Street, Bryan, Ohio 43506. Condolences may be sent to the family or memories may be shared at www.oberlinturnbull.com

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Donald Lee Heeres

Apr 23, 1937 - Jan 21, 2024

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Bryan, OH

Donald Lee Heeres, 86 of Bryan, OH, a faithful follower of the Lord, entered the gates of heaven on January 21, 2024. He was born April 23, 1937 in Grand Rapids the son of James and Hattie (Visser) Heeres.Funeral services will be held Monday, January 29th at 6 p.m. at the Antrim Church of Christ with the family receiving friends from 5:30 p.m. until the time of service. Spring interment will take place in Fairview Cemetery, Mancelona. Memorial contributions can be given to the Antrim Church of Christ or the Mancelona Food Pantry.A full obituary will appear soon.

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Ramona Jayne Steffel

Feb 20, 1951 - Jan 15, 2024

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Bryan, OH

Ramona Jayne Steffel, age 72, of Bryan, passed away on January 15, 2024 at the Parkview Bryan Hospital. She spent her life as a teacher. Jayne was born on February 20, 1951, in Adrian, Michigan, to Wilford and Doris (Dunbar) Ingall. On August 7, 1976, Jayne married the love of her life, James "Jim" Steffel, and he survives. Jayne obtained her Master's of Early Childhood Education Degree from Sienna Heights University. Jayne touched the lives of many children through her many outreach programs in which she belonged. She was a 4-H Advisor for 50 years, a Sunday School teacher at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Bryan for over 20 years, a Girl Scout advisor for 16 years, and was an advisor for Buckeye Girl State for 20 years. She was an avid postcard collector and loved cardinals. Surviving Jayne is her husband, Jim; daughter, Jody (Billy) Garris of Holgate; daughter, Joanna Steffel of Bryan; grandchildren, Victoria Long and Alexia Long; and great-grandchildren, Charlotte Long, Braedyn Roddy, and Autumn May. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Annette Gleason and Margie Ingall. Visitation for Jayne will take place on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at the Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker from 1pm to 6pm. A funeral mass will take place on Friday, January 19, 2024, at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bryan, at 11am, with Rev. Andrew Wellman officiating. Burial will follow at the Lyons Cemetery in Lyons, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Williams Co. Sharpshooter 4-H Club. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com. The Grisier Funeral Home of Stryker is honored to serve the Steffel family. To to the family or in memory of Ramona Jayne Steffel, please

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Ramona Jayne Steffel

Feb 20, 1951 - Jan 15, 2024

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Bryan, OH

Ramona Jayne Steffel, age 72, of Bryan, passed away on January 15, 2024 at the Parkview Bryan Hospital. She spent her life as a teacher. Jayne was born on February 20, 1951, in Adrian, Michigan, to Wilford and Doris (Dunbar) Ingall. On August 7, 1976, Jayne married the love of her life, James "Jim" Steffel, and he survives. Jayne obtained her Master's of Early Childhood Education Degree from Sienna Heights University. Jayne touched the lives of many children through her many outreach programs in which she belonged. She was a 4-H Advisor for 50 years, a Sunday School teacher at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Bryan for over 20 years, a Girl Scout advisor for 16 years, and was an advisor for Buckeye Girl State for 20 years. She was an avid postcard collector and loved cardinals. Surviving Jayne is her husband, Jim; daughter, Jody (Billy) Garris of Holgate; daughter, Joanna Steffel of Bryan; grandchildren, Victoria Long and Alexia Long; and great-grandchildren, Charlotte Long, Braedyn Roddy, and Autumn May. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Annette Gleason and Margie Ingall. Visitation for Jayne will take place on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at the Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker from 1pm to 6pm. A funeral mass will take place on Friday, January 19, 2024, at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bryan, at 11am, with Rev. Andrew Wellman officiating. Burial will follow at the Lyons Cemetery in Lyons, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Williams Co. Sharpshooter 4-H Club. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com. The Grisier Funeral Home of Stryker is honored to serve the Steffel family. To to the family or in memory of Ramona Jayne Steffel, please

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Mary Lou Michael

May 01, 1932 - Jan 14, 2024

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Bryan, OH

Mary Lou Michael, 91 of Montpelier, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2024 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. She was born on May 1, 1932 in Montpelier to Clarence and Lulu (Woolf) Fisher. Mary graduated from Montpelier High School in 1950. On July 30, 1950 she married Val Dean Michael and he preceded her in passing on December 2, 2021. Mary was the director of See and Do in Montpelier alongside her husband, Val for 17 years. Together they also operated a general store on the corner of South Platt and Jefferson Street in Montpelier. She also worked for a short time at the A&P and the Kroger in Montpelier. Mary was a member of St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Montpelier. Mary is survived by her children, Cindy (Ric) Clark and Ric (Kelly) Michael both of Montpelier; five grandchildren, Ryan (Corrie) Zimmerman, Toby (Elicia) Zimmerman, Erin (Dan) McGee, Sean (Tyler) Michael and Kaitlin (Devin) Harter; and 12 great grandchildren; sister Willadene Moore of Montpelier, Clarence (Helen) Fisher, Jr. of Bryan and Tom (Barb) Fisher of Montpelier. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Val Dean Michael, brother Warren Fisher and sister Margaret Welling. Visitation for Mary will be held on Friday, January 19th from 11:00-1:00 pm at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier. A funeral service will take place immediately following at 1:00 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Kevin Doseck to officiate. Mary will be laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier. Memorials may be made in her memory to the See and Do Club or St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Montpelier. To to the family, please

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