Donald Benjamin Stark, 82, passed away November 10, 2014, at 11:27 p.m., at his residence. Donald was born January 11, 1932, in Huron, Ohio, to the late Daniel and Alice (Hopkins) Stark. On August 14, 1954, he married Marilyn Malott Stark, and she survives. Donald retired from Lima Ford Engine Plant as a machine repairman after 36 years. He enjoyed golf, bowling, fishing, reading and playing cards. Donald was a member of the UAW Ford Retirees, Bluffton Golf Club and the Columbus Grove American Legion. He was a 1949 graduate of Lafayette-Jackson Township High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Ara Ellen Woolley, 95, of Rawson died November 4, 2014, at 5:35 a.m. at Bluffton Hospital. Ara was born November 17, 1918, in McGuffey to the late Charles and Annie Wilson Patterson. On June 27, 1937, she married Roy L. Woolley, and he preceded her in death on April 5, 2000.
Amy Lynn Dunbar, 52, passed away October 30, 2014. Amy was born January 23, 1962, in Lansing, Michigan. She was schooled in and around Detroit, Michigan, and furthered her education at Ohio State University, Lima. Amy was an avid animal lover and intrepid horsewoman. Amy was proud to be a female cross-country truck driver. She was blessed in having many dear friends. She was a loving daughter, mother and grandmother. Survivors include her father Henry Colin Dunbar of Richland Township, Allen County, Ohio; a daughter Courtney Elizabeth (Andrew) Makin-Caudill of Defiance, Ohio; a granddaughter Autumn Leigh Caudill of Defiance, Ohio, and a grandson Logan Ray Caudill of Defiance, Ohio. Amy was preceded in death by her mother Edith (Tews) Dunbar.
Jacqueline “Jackie” K. Diller, 66, passed away October 30, 2014, at her residence. She was born November 7, 1947, in Toledo to the late Don and Evelyn (Biede) Spilker. She married Daniel “Dan” J. Diller, and he survives. Jackie was a registered nurse in the OB department of Bluffton Hospital. She was also a Licensed Massage Therapist. Jackie was passionate about sharing the word of the Lord. She enjoyed traveling and has traveled to 48 of the 50 states. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, continuing her education in massage therapy and helping other people. Jackie was a graduate of Lima Senior High School and Toledo School of Nursing.