Obituaries

Franklin R. Williamson

     Franklin R. Williamson, 66, of rural Mt. Cory passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. Frank was born on March 16, 1945 to Harold and Elsie (Preston) Williamson. Frank graduated from Liberty-Benton High School, and retired from Ball Metal after 28 years of service. Frank was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, camping, and NASCAR.

Gloria J. Cupples

   Gloria J. Cupples, 83, of Findlay died at 8:45 am February 12, 2012 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.  She was born in Bluffton on February 26, 1928 to Harry D and Mary Martha King Hauenstein. On November 16, 1946 she married Arlo Dean Cupples and he preceded her in death on June 15, 1997.
   Mrs. Cupples was a homemaker.  She and her husband owned and operated Tawa Valley Kennels.  She was a volunteer at the Hancock County Board of Elections.  Gloria was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Findlay and a 1946 graduate of Pandora High School.

Jean T. Muller

   Jean T. Muller, 80, of Bluffton died at 6:40 pm February 9, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness.  He was born August 2, 1931 in Bluffton to Alfred and Marion Armentrout Muller.  On July 25, 1960 he married Diane Ackerman and she survives. 

Beulah E. Neff Griffith

   Beulah E. Neff Griffith, 80, of Bluffton died at 1:40 pm February 9, 2012 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.  She was born May 5, 1931 in Bluffton to Elmer and Edith Shrider Burkholder.  On December 9, 1951 she married Richard Neff and he preceded her in death on October 30, 1994. On April 14, 2002 she married Greene Griffith and he died February 10, 2008.

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