Frank V. Evilsizer Jr. of Ada died at 3:31 a.m. July 1, 2012 at Bluffton Hospital. He was born October 9, 1987 in Lima to Frank and Sandy Dunifon Evilsizer Sr. and they survive near Ada. He was married to Kaitlin Gossard and she survives. Frank was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish and hunt. He was a member of the Bluffton and Hog Creek Sportsmen’s Clubs. He was also a Michigan football fan.
Joyce N. Doty, 55 of Baltimore, Maryland and formerly of Bluffton died May 28, 2012 at her residence. She was born in Lima on November 19, 1956 and was adopted and raised by David and Magdalene (Geiger) Doty who preceded her in death. Joyce was a 1975 graduate of Bluffton High School. Following her graduation, she served active duty in the U.S. Army from 1976 to 1988 and was put on the Army reserves until 2000. During her active duty she served as the Army’s first female Warrant Officer with a specialty in arms repair and maintenance. In 1981 there were over 1200 warranties in the field and she was the only female on active duty that held a warrant officer’s appointment. Joyce served several years of service in Europe.
Cleora E. Schaller, 94, of rural Bluffton passed away at 7:15 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born on November 3, 1917, to the late Monroe “Roy” and Lona (Winkler)Hoffer in Bluffton. She married Henry W. Schaller on March 22, 1941, and he preceded her in death on November 15, 1981. She is survived by daughter, Joyce Schaller of Bluffton. Cleora was also preceded in death by brothers: J. Frederick and Roy Hoffer and sister, Rachel Huser.
Carol Barbara Diller, 97, passed away at 3:50 p.m. June 13 at the Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora, Ohio surrounded by family. Carol was born on December 24, 1914 in Riley Township to Christian and Arvilla Yoder Diller, who preceded her in death. She was a 1932 graduate of Pandora High School, a 1941 graduate of Bluffton College, a 1944 graduate of Cleveland St. Luke School of Nursing and a 1951 recipient of a Masters in Nursing from Mennonite School of Nursing, Normal, Illinois. Miss Diller served in Puerto Rico under the auspices of Mennonite Central Committee from 1944-1945.