Obituaries

George R. Huser

   George R. Huser, 82 died at 12:40 p.m. December 19, 2012 at Bluffton Hospital.  He was born December 24, 1929 in Pandora to Philemon and Elizabeth (Basinger) Huser.  He married Ann Dearth who survives in Charleston, SC and they were divorced.  In June 1983 he married Rachel Hoffer and she died in August 2010.
   He had been a self-employed painter and had worked for Rusco Industries, Meadville, PA.  He had retired from McIntosh, Bluffton.  He had attended Riley Creek United Methodist Church and Pandora United Methodist Church.  He was a member of the American Legion, Pandora, past member of the Pandora Fire Dept.  He was an avid fisherman.  He was a devoted husband, spending time with his wife Rachel especially during her five-year illness.  He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict.  He graduated from Pandora High School.

David A. Gibbs

   David A. Gibbs, 69 of Rawson died at 2:54 a.m. December 15, 2012 at Lima Memorial Health System.  He was born June 11, 1943 in Bluffton to Albert and Helen (Habegger) Gibbs.  On March 19, 1961 he married Carol Foltz and she survives.
   He retired from Roppe Rubber Corp., Fostoria as a truck and shuttle driver and was also a farmer.  He was a member of Moose Lodge #698, Findlay, the Liars Club and the Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association.  He loved fishing, woodworking, spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, antique tractors and attended the Florida Flywheelers last year.  He was the owner of Gibbs RV Park, Indian Lake.

Roger E. Mayberry

   Roger E. Mayberry, 85 of rural Columbus Grove, died at 10:29pm. Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Lima Memorial Hospital.
The son of Glen L. and Luella (Bowers) Mayberry, was born in Lima on July 15, 1927
   On March 15, 1947 he married his neighbor and childhood sweetheart, Helen L. Kidd, and she died on January 27, 1996.
Roger is survived by two daughters Beverly K. Barber, Fostoria and Janet L. (Robert) Maag, Columbus Grove.  The light of his life were his grandchildren Jason (Katie) Maag of Rocky Mount, Va., and Joni (fiancée Ryan Chepla) Maag of Shaker Heights, OH.  He is also survived by a sister Rose Leigh Baier of Bellefontaine, OH.

Constance Kay Rettig

   Constance “Connie” Kay Rettig, 67, of Rawson passed away at 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, after a short illness at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Connie was born on October 9, 1945, to the late Ralph and Irene (Myers) Bond in Findlay. Connie married Philip C. Rettig on November 23, 1963, and he survives.

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