Obituaries

Orletta M. Templin

   Orletta M. Templin, 92, Bluffton, died May 13 at 10:50 a.m. at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.  Orletta was born December 16, 1922, in Hillsboro, Kan., to the late Edward and Frieda Kessler Warkentin.  On June 4, 1947, she married Lawrence Templin, and he survives. 

Bart H. Steiner

    Bart H. Steiner, age 54, Sentinel Rd., Lake Placid, N. Y., passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, May 12.  Mr. Steiner was born February 17,1961, in Buffton, Ohio. He was the son of Walter and Betsy (Zuercher) Steiner.   
   Steiner was a graduate of Pandora-Gilboa High School, Class of 1979.  He was employed by Socar Corporation and was also employed by Bigelow Glass Inc. in Findlay, Ohio.  After moving to Lake Placid, Bart had worked at Lake Placid Rental and Supply. 

Robert J. Cheney

    Robert “Bob” J. Cheney, 58, passed away May 11at his residence as a result of a farming accident. Bob was born May 23, 1956, in Bluffton to Willis and Carol  (Montgomery) Cheney.
   Bob was a graduate of Cory-Rawson High School and was a lifetime farmer.  He also co-owned and operated Cheney Brothers, Inc., Bluffton with his brothers.  He had also worked at Ex-Cello/Purepak for many years.  Bob enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, playing cards in the “Friday Night Card Club” and Sunday breakfast with his best friend Walter Montgomery. 

Joseph Anthony Jansen

   Joseph Anthony Jansen, age 81, Bluffton, died at 4:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 5, at the Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton. He was born on March 8, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Peter and Julia (Peculis) Yanusha. On Nov. 7, 1969, he married Loretta Gehron, and she survives along with two daughters: Dawn (Mike) Bouchard of Beavercreek, Ohio and Darlene (Jerry) Johnson of Macedonia, Ohio. He has 6 grandchildren: John (Amy) Bouchard, Christen Bouchard, Valorie Bouchard, Benjamin Bouchard, Deanna Taylor and Joshua  Johnson as well as 3 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, John.

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