Margaret “Peg” J. Dukes, 79, of Pandora, went to be with her savior surrounded by her loving family in her home April 23, 2013. It is with great sadness we say goodbye, but our hearts are also filled with joy in the knowledge that she is safe, healthy and whole in the arms of her Lord Jesus Christ. She was born June 25, 1933 in Findlay, Ohio to the late Daniel and Edna (Boalo) Fox. She married the love of her life, beloved husband of 59 years Richard D. Dukes on November 21, 1954, who survives in Pandora.
Rosamond Kathleen Marshall was born January 4, 1920, in Lima, Ohio, to Arthur B. and Genevieve Pugh. She married Ralph Marshall, a former classmate at Beaverdam High School, on December 28, 1941. She passed away April 24, 2013 in Toledo, Ohio.
Joan L. Bemiller, age 72, died at her home in Bluffton, Ohio on Monday, April 22, 2013. She had lived in Mansfield for over 47 years and recently moved to Bluffton. Joan was born in Urbana on Mother’s Day, May 12, 1940 to the late Paul and Mildred Pence. Joan was a 1958 graduate of Urbana High School and graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in 1961. She married James Bemiller that same year and they moved to Mansfield in 1963. She worked at Winchester Nursing Home and Mansfield Memorial Homes as a charge nurse and as Assistant Director of Nursing. She later coordinated the Home Health Program at Memorial Homes.
Glenn M. Blosser, 87, of Bluffton died at 1:30 am, April 22, 2013 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. He was born October 26, 1925 in New Stark to Paul and Grace Hostetler Blosser. On March 19, 1955 he married Mary Rich and she survives. Mr. Blosser was a retired farmer and a Van Buren Township trustee for 28 years. He was a member of First Mennonite Church, Bluffton where he sang in the choir. He served on the Hancock County Regional Planning Commission. Glenn was a WWII Army veteran and helped organize an Honor Flight for area veterans to visit the WWII Memorial in Washington, DC. He was a 1943 graduate of Rawson High School.