Richard “Rick” L. Swisher Jr., 55 of Beaverdam died at 12:03 p.m. February 10, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 25, 1957 in Findlay to Richard and Sharon (Osborn) Swisher Sr.
Arthur Clase Immele, 98, of Tiffin, OH, passed away Friday morning, February 1 2013 at St. Francis Home. He was born on January 19, 1915 in Tiffin, OH to Joseph A. and Mary P. (Ross) Immele. On September 4, 1937, he married Marian B. Kamp. Survivors include one son, Robert “Bob” Immele of Glendale, AZ; two daughters, Margaret “Peg” (Ed) Murphy of Blufton, OH and Martha (Ernie) Boyer of Lima, OH; son-in-law, Kandy Matthew Cameron of Tiffin, OH; 9 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Betty Jean Sommers, 87 died at 4:54 p.m. February 2, 2013 at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. She was born August 4, 1925 in Union Township, Hancock County to the late Scott and Emma May (Burkholder) Edinger. On September 4, 1948 she married Wesley Sommers and he died May 21, 2009. Betty was an LPN retiring from Bluffton Hospital. She was a member of the First Mennonite Church, Bluffton. She always enjoyed visiting her family and friends. She adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren, enjoyed the spring season and living on the farm with her husband.
John T. Warren, 81 of Bluffton died January 30, 2013 at his residence. He was born June 25, 1931 in Bluffton to the late Clyde and Eulalia (McCormick) Warren. He married Roberta Klingler and she preceded him in death January 3, 1975. John was a John Deere Implement Dealer for 25 years in Bluffton and later Kenton. He was an auctioneer with his father Clyde Warren and Sons Auctions. He was involved in agriculture his entire life. He was a member the United Methodist Church in Kenton. He was a graduate of Mt. Cory High School.