Alice Louise (Herr) Rothrauff was born on Oct. 9, 1929, in Dayton, Ohio, she spent her childhood years in Dayton and in Bluffton, Ohio, on her family’s farm. She graduated from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio, and attended a Conservative Biblical Christian school before teaching first and third grade elementary school. In January 1954, she married Conrad Rothrauff, a college classmate, of Cleveland, Ohio. Three children were born to the couple: Linda in 1955 in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Charles in 1957 in Columbus, Ohio, and Nancy in 1959 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. She was a loving mother and devoted wife, residing in Potsdam, New York, for 24 years before retiring to Gainesville, Florida, with her husband in 1988.
Gregg J Luginbuhl, 67, of Bluffton died the morning of Sept. 26, 2016, at St. Rita’s Inpatient Hospice in Lima, Ohio. He was born January 20, 1949, in Bluffton to Darvin and Evelyn (Johnson) Luginbuhl. On Nov. 3, 1977, he married Karen Nelson and she survives. Gregg was professor of art and chair of the art department at Bluffton University for 30 years before his retirement in 2014 when he was named professor emeritus. Prior to coming to Bluffton, Gregg taught at the University of Findlay for eight years.
Albert Ellis Ingalls, 91, passed away Sept. 17, 2016, at 1:38 p.m. at Bluffton Hospital. Al was born Aug. 3, 1925, in Bluffton, Ohio, to the late Morris and Clara (Conrad) Ingalls. On April 7, 1945, he married Mildred (Campbell) Ingalls who preceded him in death on July 14, 2011.