Obituaries

Robert J. VanDerVeer

Robert J. VanDerVeer, 88, of Jenera died 9:00 pm, May 8, 2011 at Bluffton Hospital.  He was born April 26, 1933 in Paynesville to Jay and Lydia VanDerVeer.  On April 18, 1948 he married Dorothy Grismore and she preceded him in death on December 10, 2001.

Jeannette Sutter Basinger

Jeannette Sutter Basinger, 101, died May 1, 2011 in Orange, California.  She was born July 14, 1909 in Pandora, Ohio to Abraham L. and Elizabeth (Diller) Sutter.

Jeannette and her husband, Ralph, owned the Basinger Florist Shops in Pandora and Bluffton for many years before moving to California in 1953.

Janet K. Shulaw-Hampp

Daryl E. Hartman

Daryl E. Hartman, 82 of Bluffton died April 19, 2011 at his residence.  He was born August 28, 1928 in Bluffton to Wilbur and Alberta (Basinger) Hartman.  On October 28, 1949 he married Mary Jane Marquart and she survives.
He was a journeyman electrician at Warren Electric, Lima and was a farmer.  He was a life long member of Bethel Church of Christ, Ada.  He and his wife were snowbirds always traveling to Florida.  He enjoyed restoring tractors and showing them at antique tractor shows.  He enjoyed fishing and his grandchildren.  He was a dedicated caregiver to his wife Mary.  He graduated from Mt. Cory High School.

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