Obituaries

Lenola R. Grismore

   Lenola R. Grismore, 101, of Pandora, died June 29, 2013 at her residence. She was born near Columbus Grove January 23, 1912 to Peter and Susan Diller Nusbaum.  On April 4, 1936 she married Maurice M. Grismore and he preceded her in death on September 5, 1977.
   Mrs. Grismore was a homemaker.  She was a member of St. John Mennonite Church, Pandora and its Sunday school and Missionary Society.  She made beautiful quilts, loved to garden and play games.  She loved her family.  She was a graduate of Columbus Grove High School and attended Bluffton College.

Richard C. Brown

   Richard C. “Rick” Brown, 62, of Rawson, passed away at 8:35 a.m., Monday, June 24, 2013, at the Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He was born April 16, 1951 to the late Vaughn and Verla (Artis) Brown in Lima, OH. On August 24, 1996, he married Leah M. Schmitz and she survives.

Harold E. Andrews

   Harold E. Andrews, 90 died at 2:30 am June 21, 2013 at Lima Memorial Health System.  He was born July 15, 1922 in Bluffton to the late Paul and Clara (Fett) Andrews.

Madeline Wilson

   Madeline “Maggie” Wilson, age 93, of Rawson passed away at 5:20am on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at the Birchaven Village Rehab Facility. She was born on Sept. 17, 1919, to Marshall and Velma (Fishel) Beagle. Madeline graduated from Rawson High School in 1937, where she was the class valedictorian. After graduating from Tiffin Business School she was employed as a bookkeeper for Coca-Cola of Findlay.
   During World War II she enlisted in the Army and served in the signal intelligence service from 1943-1945 and was posted to Australia and the Philippine Islands where she worked as a code-breaker.

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