Allene Luginbuhl, 93 died at 9:47 a.m. August 21, 2012 at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born November 15, 1918 in Miller City to Claude and Nora (Mullett) Stuber. On July 17, 1941 she married Robert E. Luginbuhl and he died December 18, 1990. Mrs. Luginbuhl retired from Triplett Corp. Bluffton. She was a member of Central Church of Christ, Findlay, attended Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton, was a founding member of the Progressive Mothers Club and was active with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. She was a graduate of Miller City High School and attended Ohio State University. She enjoyed working outside with her flowers.
Mrs. Marie “Mickey” Ream, age 99, passed away August 20, 2012. She was born in Allen County (Jackson Twp.) OH on July 11, 1913 to Dow and Ettie (Hinkle) Scoles. She has resided in the Grand Haven, MI area the past 11 years. Mickey was a homemaker most of her life. She also worked many years as a book keeper and data entry person at a lumber company. On July 27, 1934 she married Stanley F. Ream who preceded her six years ago. Mickey was a member of Cavalry Bible Church. She enjoyed her grandkids, sewing and baking. Mickey also was a faithful prayer warrior, giver and card sender.
Janice Mae’ Hilty Bulkley was born on May 16, 1941, to Herbert Herman and Mabel Ruth Hilty, at Bluffton Hospital in Bluffton, Ohio. She spent her young life growing up on the family farm in Pandora, Ohio. She had two sisters, Sarah Helen and Karen, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins Jan’s loving family survives her: Robert Lee Bulkley, husband of almost 48 years (on August 8th). Her adoring children include Robert Allen Bulkley, son, with his wife, Carrie Bulkley, of Castle Rock, Colorado and Kim Yvonne Bjerga (Bee-year-ga), daughter, with husband, Harald Bjerga and three grandchildren: Sarah Dawn, Hagan Erling and Elizabeth Anne, of Chewsville, Maryland.
Josephine Miriam “Jo” Burkholder passed away at 2:40 a.m. August 19, 2012 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born October 15, 1932 in Bluffton to Walter and Leona (Burkholder) Augsburger. On November 1, 1952 she married Howard Burkholder and he died September 7, 2007. She was a homemaker. She attended St. John Mennonite Church, Pandora and was a member of Pandora Missionary Church. She enjoyed attending the chapel services at the Mennonite Memorial Home. She prayed for her children and family daily. She enjoyed working with flowers, canning and baking. She was a graduate of Bluffton High School.