Obituaries

Tim E. Kahle

    Tim E. Kahle, 56, passed away at 8:48 a.m., Jan.11, at his residence, following a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).  Tim was born June 4, 1958, in Lima to Herman and Imogene Kahle.  His mother survives in Kalida.  On May 29, 1982, he married Lois Wischmeyer, who survives in Pandora, along with their three children, Travis, Matt, and Rachel.

John E. Adair

    John E. “Jack” Adair, 76, of Estero, Fla., a former resident of Bluffton, Ohio, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Joanne’s House at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, Fla. Jack was born on Jan. 2, 1939, in Continental, Ohio, son of the late Gayland E. and Pauline (née Kohn) Adair. He became a Florida resident in 1991.
   In 1957, he graduated from Spencerville High School and attended the University of Evansville. After moving to Jackson, Miss., he attended the Belhaven College and the Reformed Seminary. He married his wife Kathy on Nov. 23, 1958, in Beaverdam, Ohio.

Anita L. Topp

   Anita L. (Augsburger) Topp, 66, Delphos, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 4, at the Cleveland Clinic.
She was born July 3, 1948, in Bluffton to Denver and Pauline (Showalter) Augsburger.  Both preceded her in death.  She was united in marriage to John Vogt on Jan. 17, 1970. He preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 1988; she then married Larry Topp on Nov. 26, 1994, and he survives in Delphos.

Evelyn A. Wright

    Evelyn A. Wright, age 92, died on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 11:52 p.m. at her son’s residence in Lima.
   She was born on July 17, 1922 in Elliston, KY to Thomas W. and Mabel (Ferril) Anderson and they preceded her in death.  On October 25, 1946 she married Lonnie Wright and he died on October 6, 2008.
   Evelyn retired from the U.S. Postal Service after working for 19 years at the Ada Post Office.  Evelyn was the first women to work at the Ada Post Office.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ada.  She was a member of the former Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #6 of Ada and Worthy Matron in 1975 and District #26 Deputy Grand Matron in 1982. 

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