Norma J. Bassitt, 77, of Bluffton died at 2:40 pm, October 22, 2011 at Richland Manor, Bluffton. She was born September 26, 1934 in Lima to Kenneth James and Lillian Dysert Harbert. She was married to Loren Bassitt who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Bassitt retired from Richland Manor, Bluffton where she was a nurse’s aid. Survivors include two sons, Frederick A. Butcher of Bellefontaine, Steven O. (Debra) Butcher of Lima, two daughters, Brenda L. Stroz of Pittsburgh, PA, Bambi (Dean) Redd of Jenera, 13 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and a brother, Larry Harbert of Tucson, AZ. She was preceded in death by a son, Arthur James Carroll, a sister, Wilma Jean Cowden and a brother, Joseph Raymond Harbert.
Doris L. Rockhill, 91 died at 8:40 PM October 15, 2011 at Richland Manor, Bluffton. She was born May 4, 1920 in Toledo to Dr. John A. and Quartense Thomas Evans. On December 1, 1942 she married Donald W. Rockhill and he died July 16, 2000.
Betty L. Bash, 88 died at 5:00 PM October 14, 2011 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born February 4, 1923 in West Mansfield, Ohio to William “Jack” and Marjorie (Salter) Frost. On July 21, 1940 she married Dallas J. Bash and he died November 28, 2007.
Pauline M. Geiger, 83, of Pandora died at 8:22 am October 10, 2011 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born December 25, 1927 in Detroit. MI to Robert and Hazel Sams Thomas. On July 27, 1956 she married Grover Geiger and he survives. Mrs. Geiger was Secretary/Treasurer of Geiger Transportation, Archbold and Country Acres, Pandora. She was a member of Grace Mennonite Church, Pandora and a former member of the Shawnee Country Club. Pauline grew up in Lima and graduated from Lima South High School. She attended Anderson (Indiana) College.