Janet L. Matter, 89 of Bluffton died at 2:40 p.m. March 18, 2012 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born May 11, 1922 in Bluffton to Charles and Dorothy (Alstaetter) Young. On May 7, 1947 she married R. Wayne Matter and he survives. They have shared 64 years of marriage together.
M. Nadine Stark, 83 died at her residence at 7:35 p.m. March 16, 2012. She was born January 3, 1929 in Toledo, Ohio to George and Mildred (Fisher) Condon. On February 8, 1944 she married Harold Stark and he died January 30, 2009. She was a homemaker and had worked at Richland Manor for 12 years. She was a member of the Lafayette United Methodist Church. She enjoyed traveling, camping and fishing. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes and Oklahoma Sooners fan. She graduated from Lafayette High School.
Richard J. Hauenstein, 85 of Bluffton died at 10:15 a.m. on March 15, 2012 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. He was born February 3, 1927 in Bluffton to Clyde and Mary (Sutter) Hauenstein. On March 19, 1948 he married Joyce (Young) Hauenstein and she survives. Richard owned and operated Hauenstein Plumbing and Heating, Bluffton for over 50 years. He was a former member of the American Legion Post #382, Bluffton. He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Army and was a Bluffton High School graduate.
Madlyn V. Marquart Kimmel, 89, of Bluffton died at 7:04 a.m. March 10, 2012, at Richland Manor, Bluffton. She was born in Lima January 21, 1923, the daughter of Faye and Ilo Isham. On November 1, 1942 she married Francis Marquart and he preceded her in death on June 15, 1988. On June 15, 1991 she married Joel Kimmel and he survives in Bluffton. Mrs. Kimmel was retied from Triplett Corp., Bluffton. She was a 50-year member of the Bluffton Order of the Eastern Star # 380, the Bluffton Senior Citizens and the Bluffton Presbyterian Church. She was a 1942 graduate of Bluffton High School. She enjoyed traveling.