Obituaries

Marvin L. Reigle

    Marvin L. Reigle, 85, passed away Jan. 25, 2017, at Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton.
   Marvin was born May 10, 1931, in Beaverdam, Ohio, to the late Marvin and Edna (Hermon) Reigle.  On Feb. 4, 1955, he married Marilyn Auchmuty Reigle who survives.
   Marvin was a carpenter and had worked for Steiner & Reichenbach Lumber in Bluffton.  He was an active member of Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton.  Marvin was an avid woodworker, enjoyed camping, fishing, attending tractor shows and spending time with his family.  He was a graduate of Beaverdam High School.

Adán Ortiz

   Adán Ortiz died early Sunday, Jan. 22, at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay after a courageous battle with cancer. 
   He was born José Adán Ortiz on Dec. 11, probably in 1947, although his documents show 1946.  He lived with his mother in the village of Bracitos, Suchitepéquez Department, Guatemala.  She died when he was young.  After receiving schooling through the third grade, he went to work.  Later he served in the Guatemalan military and married Elisabeth Valdés. 

Helen May Winkler

   Helen May Winkler, 90, passed away Jan. 22, 2017, at Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton. 
Helen was born May 18, 1926, in New Stark to the late Elmer and Mary (Richards) Agin.  On June 21, 1947, she married Kenneth Winkler who preceded her in death on April 20, 1988.
   Helen was a homemaker and had worked as a secretary at Superior Coach in Lima.  She was a member of First Mennonite Church, Bluffton.  Helen was a member of GAB and Century Circle.  She enjoyed crafting, floral arranging, reading and talking and spending time with family and friends.  Helen graduated from Ada High School.

Morris Joseph Groman

    Morris Joseph Groman, 87, passed away Jan. 20, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at Bluffton Hospital surrounded by his family and friends after a brief illness with acute myeloid leukemia. 
   Morris was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Tiffin to the late Oliver J. and Esther M. (Gromann) Groman.  On July 3, 1955, he married Carol Sammet Groman who survives.

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