Dean Alan Miller, 55, Dawsonville, Ga., passed away May 14 at 1:35 p.m. following an extended illness. He was born December 28, 1959, in Pandora, Ohio, to Ellen-Mae Miller and the late Paul E. Miller. He was married to his wife of 24 years, Susan Nelson Miller, on March 30, 1985, who also preceded him in death. Mr. Miller graduated in 1978 from Pandora High School, Pandora, Ohio, and attended the University of Florida, Gainesville. A member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Alpharetta, Ga., he worked during school years in the summer for William (Bill) Hohenbrink, Rockport, Ohio, owner of Vinyl Porch Enclosures and Greenhouses, Dunedin, Fla., and for the past 15 years as a manager for Home Depot in Dawsonville, Ga.
Rodney W. Fruchey, 58, passed away May 13 in Bluffton after a courageous battle with cancer which he fought to the end. He was born January 26, 1957, in Bluffton to the late Robert (step mother - Mary) Fruchey and Clara (step father - Pete) Parthemore Kearns. On April 25, 2009, he married Sandra Foster, and she survives in Bluffton. Rodney was an independent over-the-road truck driver logging nearly two million miles. He enjoyed reading, fishing and his dogs Roxi and Daisy. He attended Kenton High School.
Orletta M. Templin, 92, Bluffton, died May 13 at 10:50 a.m. at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Orletta was born December 16, 1922, in Hillsboro, Kan., to the late Edward and Frieda Kessler Warkentin. On June 4, 1947, she married Lawrence Templin, and he survives.
Bart H. Steiner, age 54, Sentinel Rd., Lake Placid, N. Y., passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, May 12. Mr. Steiner was born February 17,1961, in Buffton, Ohio. He was the son of Walter and Betsy (Zuercher) Steiner. Steiner was a graduate of Pandora-Gilboa High School, Class of 1979. He was employed by Socar Corporation and was also employed by Bigelow Glass Inc. in Findlay, Ohio. After moving to Lake Placid, Bart had worked at Lake Placid Rental and Supply.