Katherine Jo Wilson, 58, of Findlay died at 10:10 a.m. August 27, 2012 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. She was born March 18, 1954 in Lima to Robert F. and Betty Davenport Walters. Her mother survives in Bluffton. On September 23, 1995 she married John D. Wilson and he survives. Jo worked with her husband at Customer Service Transport, Findlay. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and decorating. She loved all animals. Jo was a 1972 graduate of Cory-Rawson High School.
Merilyn J. Crabill, 94, of Arlington passed away on Monday, August 27, 2012 at Lake West Medical Center, Willoughby, OH after a brief illness. She was born on June 5, 1918 to the late John and Goldie (Burns) Battles in Bluffton, OH. She married William “Ed” Crabill on May 26, 1946, and he preceded her in death on December 25, 2009, after 63 years of marriage. Merilyn is survived by a daughter, Holly (Don Harley) of Willoughby Hills, OH; and son, John (Lisa) Crabill of rural Arlington. She is also preceded in death by a brother, Dull (Natalie) Battles; and sisters: Neva (Garth) Heckman, Mabel Battles, and Marvel Battles.
Lois E. Agin, 95, of Bluffton died at 9:06 a.m. August 27, 2012 at her residence. She was born August 24, 1917 in Bluffton to William P. and Susan Klingler Clark Agin. Miss Agin retired from Triplett Corp., Bluffton in 1983. She was a graduate of Bluffton High School. She loved to crochet, garden, watch birds and play cards. Many nieces and nephews survive her. She was preceded in death by six sisters, Alma Diller, Evea Little, Ella Keller, Clara Jones, Dortha Agin, Lily Dean Agin, three brothers, Jacob Agin, George Agin, Ivan Agin and a half brother, Paul Clark.
Winifred C. Staley, 91, of Bluffton died at 11:22 a.m. August 26, 2012 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born May 3, 1921 in Bath Township, Allen County to Charles L. and Mollie Johnson Mason. On July 3, 1941 she married Russell D. Staley and he survives. Mrs. Staley was a homemaker. Winifred and Russell celebrated their 71st anniversary with their annual family picnic and softball game. She attended County Line Church of the Brethren, Harrod, was a member of the Lafayette Eastern Star and served on the Republican Central Committee more than 50 years. She was a 1939 graduate of Lafayette-Jackson High School. She loved to attend her children and grandchildren’s activities.