Obituaries

Paul Reichenbach

    Paul was born January 26, 1928 in Pandora to the late Hiram and Edna (Zimmerman) Reichenbach.  On July 25, 1948 he married M. Jean (Burkholder) Reichenbach, who survives in Bluffton.

Larry Devier

    Larry “Dean” Devier, 54, died at  2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.
Dean was born on December 7, 1959, in Bluffton, Ohio, to the late Herbert M. Devier  and Mary LaDonna  (Johnson) Devier.
   Dean graduated from Ada High School Class of 1978.  He retired from DTR Industries, after returning from living many years in California.
   He is survived by: three brothers, Gary (Judy) Devier, David (Patty) Devier, and Robert DeVier; sister-in-law Rebecca Devier and nine nieces & nephews.
   He is preceded in death by: a brother, Steven Devier.
   The family received friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima, Ohio.

Mary Margaret Arthur

    Mary Margaret Arthur, 87, died at 1:45 p.m. June 20, 2014 at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora.  She was born April 10, 1927 in Lima to the late Raymond and LaDonna (Williams) Zimmerman.  On December 21, 1947 she married Melvyn C. Arthur and he died June 12, 2014.

Sharon Rae Bowers

   Sharon Rae Bowers, 67, of Findlay, died peacefully at 8:03 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, with her loving family by her side. Sharon was born in Bluffton, Ohio on August 15, 1946, to the late Wallace and Margaret (Peterson) Wilch. Sharon married Joe W. Bowers and they later divorced. She is survived by her three children, Melissa Bowers, Nicholas Bowers, and Joseph Bowers all of Findlay; five grandchildren, Kari, Mark, Brian, Nichole, and Andrea, and 13 great grandchildren. Sharon is also survived by a brother Wallace “Sonny” (Anne) Wilch, Jr. of Lima, Ohio and a dear cousin Pam Miller. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Michele Bowers.

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