Maurice “Dock” Grant Criblez, 96, of Bluffton died at 11:07 February 25, 2011 at Lima Memorial Health System Emergency Center. He was born February 25, 1915 in Bluffton to Alfred and Adel (Grant) Criblez. On February 15, 1942 he married Mildred Parker Criblez and she survives. He was a dairy farmer. He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Bluffton and was a charter member of the Ohio Brown Swiss Dairy Association. He was the 2008 Outstanding Allen County Fair Supporter. He was a regular for coffee at Ingalls Restaurant, Smith’s Restaurant and McDonald’s. He was a Bluffton High School graduate.
Carol Louise Jordan Edwards, 67 died at 2:40 AM Sunday February 27, 2011 at her home in Bluffton following a month’s illness. She was born to James T. Sr. and Lenore L. Willauer Jordan on July 3, 1943 in Toledo, Ohio. The youngest of triplets, the Rev. Dr. Henderson L.V. Shinn at Grace Evangelical & Reformed Church, Toledo, baptized her with her brothers into the Christian faith. On May 29, 1966 she wed the Rev. Craig Edwards, who died on June 14, 2009.
Shawn Combs, 43 of rural Bluffton died at 9:41 PM February 14, 2011 at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay.He was born October 22, 1967 in Lima, Ohio to Bill Combs and Nedra Reed.On December 8, 1990 he married Stacy Brewster and she survives.