Clarence Martin Kooker, 87, passed away May 11, 2016, at 5:55 p.m. at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. Clarence was born November 14, 1928, in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, to Clarence S. and Florence (Bleam) Kooker. After the death of his birth mother, his father remarried and Clarence was raised by Helen (Ahlum) Kooker. On June 30, 1951, Clarence married Mary Ann Nunemaker Kooker who survives.
L. Eloise Schick, 94, passed away peacefully May 10, 2016, at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born January 2, 1922, in Allen County, Ohio, to the late Chancey J. and Lulu (Doty) Spallinger. Eloise graduated from LaFayette-Jackson High School in 1939. On June 17, 1941, she married Harold P. Schick. They celebrated over 64 years of marriage before his death on May 6, 2006. Eloise was a hard working housewife who lived the farm life until moving into Bluffton in the early 1990s.
Mark Lynn Moyer, 57, of McDonald, Pennsylvania, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at his home. He was born September 30, 1958, in Bluffton, Ohio, a son of the late Donald Moyer and Louise Reichenbauch Schwieterman of Maria Stein, Ohio. Mr. Moyer was a principal in contracts management for Atos, whose home office is in France, for the past 21 years.
Claralice Hanna Wolf died peacefully on March 30, 2016. Claralice was born in Lampang, Thailand, on March 4, 1921, to Loren Stanley Hanna and Hazel Brunner Hanna, both of California. Both parents served as life-long missionaries in Thailand. Claralice was educated at Kodaikanal International School in Tamil Nadu, India, and at Wheaton Academy and Wheaton College in Illinois, graduating in 1943. While a first-year student at Wheaton College, she met Carl Wolf and abandoned her plan to become a medical missionary in favor of life as a minister’s wife. She and Carl were married in August 1943.