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Obituaries and Death Notices


Martha E. Rader
Martha E. Rader, 48, of Ada, died Monday, May 6, 2002, at her residence. She was born January 13, 1954 in Bluffton to J. Robert and Edith (Henry) Daft, who survive in Ada. On April 6, 1974, she married Kenneth D. Rader, who survives in Ada.
Also surviving is a son, two daughters: one brother, and one sister, and one grandson. She was employed at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Arlington as a nurse's aide and farmed with her husband Ken on the family farm. She was a member of Bethel Church of Christ of Ada and was the choir director at Bethel Church of Christ for 25 years. She was a graduate of Ada High School in 1972 and a past 4-H advisor for the Liberty Belles 4-H Club of Ada. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 10 at the Bethel Church of Christ, Ada, with Pastor David Underwood officiating. Burial will be in McElroy Cemetery, Ada. Visitation will be from 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 and 2 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
[Lima News, May 7, 2002]

Mary A. Ream
Mrs. Mary A. Ream, 66, died Sunday at her home two miles northwest of Ada, following an illness of six months. She was born August 16, 1869 in Crawford Co, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph and Caroline Keller Van Houten.
She is survived by her husband Eugene, three sons, Laurel, of Lima, Roy of Bluffton, and Harold of Ada; two daughters, Welcome Yoakum, of Ada, and Audrey Burman, of Ada, and two brothers, Wilbur Vanhouten, of Ada, and Joseph Vanhouten, of Dunkirk. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ada Methodist church with Rev. George W. Wilson, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery with Lantz funeral home in charge.
[Lima News, Jun , 15, 1936]

Charles W. Rinehart
KENTON, Jan. 9- Final rites for Charles W. Rinehart, 83, Dunkirk, who died Sunday, will be held at Keiper funeral home, Dunkirk at 2 p m. Wednesday, the Rev. C. H. Lilly will officiate and burial will be in Dunkirk cemetery. Born Jan. 8, 1868, in Jenera, Mr Rinehart moved to Dunkirk in 1895. He married Mary Catherine Siler in Leipsic Aug. 7, 1887, and she died Jan. 24, 1949. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Roy Gilmore of Ada; a step-daughter Mrs. J. Long of Las Vegas, N. M.; one grandson and two great- grandchildren.
[Lima News, Jan 9, 1951]

David Rothrock
Ada -- David Rothrock, brother of George Rothrock, local banker, died recently in Seattle, Wash. He had been ill only a short time.
[Lima News, Jan 3, 1920]

William P. Routh
KENTON, Jan. 2 - William P. Routh, 62, superintendent of equipment at the Kenton Telephone Co., died at San Antonio hospital where he had been ill one day with pneumonia. He resided here 30 years. He was a native of Cobourg, Ontario where he was born, Dec.2, 1885. Routh was a member of, the First Methodist church and, belonged to the Modern Woodman lodge. A Scottish Rite Mason, he belonged to all Masonic bodies here. A past master of Latham lodge, he also had been past high priest of the Scioto chapter and past worthy patron of the Order of Eastern Star. A pioneer in telephone service, he recently had received a 40-year medal for service with that company. Surviving are his widow, Lelia; a son, Kenneth of Cuyahoga Falls, two sisters and a brother. Dr. Ross Wilhide was to conduct services at 2:30 p. m. Friday from the Hull funeral home with burial in Grove cemetery.
[Lima News, Jan 2, 1948]

Joshua Rumbaugh
Alger - Joshua Rumbaugh, 61, died at 12:45 a.m. Saturday at his home south of Alger, after a year's illness with heart disease. He was postmaster at Alger at the time of death, and was a former teacher in Alger and Hardin-co. He is survived by his widow, a daughter, Mrs. D. A. Reidy, of Alger; a brother, J. Rumbaugh, of Alger, and five sisters, Mrs. Ella Gudakunst and Mrs. J. O. Dempster, of Lima; Mrs. William Hayes of Marysville; Mrs. Charles McClure of Oakwood, and Miss Vernie Rumbaugh, of Alger. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at Alger, the place and time yet to be determined.
[Lima News, Jan. 5, 1930]




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