Carol Barbara Diller, 97, passed away at 3:50 p.m. June 13 at the Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora, Ohio surrounded by family. Carol was born on December 24, 1914 in Riley Township to Christian and Arvilla Yoder Diller, who preceded her in death. She was a 1932 graduate of Pandora High School, a 1941 graduate of Bluffton College, a 1944 graduate of Cleveland St. Luke School of Nursing and a 1951 recipient of a Masters in Nursing from Mennonite School of Nursing, Normal, Illinois. Miss Diller served in Puerto Rico under the auspices of Mennonite Central Committee from 1944-1945.
Arthur Arnold, 94, of Monroe Township, died at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton, at 11: 10 p.m. June 12, 2012. He was born Oct. 28, 1917 to Roy & Lilly Yant Arnold in Richland Township, Allen County. On Nov. 23, 1936 he married Erma Miller, who died Dec.3, 2009, they were married 73 years. Art was a member of Pleasant View Church of the Brethren where he served as trustee, and on various other committees in the church and he was a deacon. He belonged to Men’s Fellowship, and R.F.T.M Sunday School class.
Megan L. Criblez-Crowe, age 34, died Monday, June 11, 2012 in the late afternoon at her parent’s home in Rural Bluffton, Ohio. She was born on November 4, 1977 in Lima, Ohio to Michael A. and Wanda Y. (Cramer) Criblez who survive in Rural Bluffton. On May 21, 2012 she married Brian S. Crowe and he survives in Forest, Ohio.
Maria Kaitlyn Suarez, 6, of Ada, Ohio, died at 5:44 a.m. June 9, 2012 at Lima Medical Health System. She was born February 16, 2006 in Lima to Nickie Gene and Rebecca Kay (Dyer) Suarez who both survive in Ada. Maria would have been a first grader at Ada Elementary School in the fall. She had a pet beagle named Chuey. Her nickname was “MoMo.” Maria started sewing at age 4 and liked to make quilts with her Nana. Maria loved to ride her bike with “Bubby” and her Daddy. She was her Mommy’s shadow and her twin’s best friend. She always had a smile and a unique giggle.