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Obituaries and Death Notices
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Unless noted otherwise, these were submitted by Linda Dietz

Len Dawson

KALIDA, Aug, 1- Len Dawson, 69, laborer, died at his home here last night. Besides the widow he is survived by a brother, William, also of Kallda. Services will he held at 2 p. m. Saturday at the First Baptist church near Kalida. The Rev. A. D. Pitney, Maumee, will officiate. The body will be removed to the home from the Hartman funeral home Thursday afternoon.
[Lima News, Aug 1, 1940]

Mrs. Ollie Deilman
Mrs. Ollie Deilman, 71, of Route 4, died at 7:30 a.m. Thursday in her home. The body will remain in the Lewis Funeral Home where services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Ottawa River cemetery.
[Lima News, Oct 13, 1955]

Mary T. Dickman
Mary T. Dickman, 75, died Tuesday at the home of her son. She was born June 3, 1906, in Glandorf, the daughter of Charles and Amelia (Merschman) Ellerbrock. In 1927 she married Sylvester Dickman, who died in October 1968. Mrs. Dickman was a retired employee of Sylvania Electric. She was a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Survivors include three sons, Ernest of Ottawa, Robert and Thomas both of Lima; a daughter, Mrs. Carl (Valeria) Lewis, of Lima. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Glandorf.
[The Lima News, Dec 30, 1981]

Mrs. J. W. Douglass
Ottawa, O., Aug. 1- Mrs. J. W. Douglass, of Kalida,  in this county, committed suicide last Thursday night, by taking morphine. Domestic trouble is the supposed cause. She left one infant child five months old.
[From The Inner Ocean, Aug. 2, 1875]

Roy Dowler
Funeral arrangements for Roy Dowler, 39, of ContinentaJ, who died at 5:10 p. in. Monday in St. Rita's hospital, are incomplete. Mr. Dowler suffered a cerebral hemorrhage and was admitted to St. Rita's Saturday morning after he was found unconscious on the floor of Die Central State Seed Co., on W. First-st. The body was removed to the Walls funeral home in Continental to remain pending completion of arrangements.
Lima News Jan 3, 1950

Raymond W Downing
Funeral services for Raymond W Downing, 75, Columbus Grove, were at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Paul Diller and Son Chapel, Bluffton. Rev. Willard Thomas officiated and interment was made in Maple Grove cemetery, Bluffton. He died at 12:48 a.m. last Sunday in Marysville Memorial Hospital, Marysville, after suffering heart failure.
[Putnam County Sentinel, Jul 26, 1978]

Katherine Drummelsmith
Miller City -- Katherine Drummelsmith, 84, of Leipsic died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at her home.
Survivors include a son Ed Drummelsmith of Leipsic; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers Edwin Birkmeier of Ottawa and John Birkmeier of Columbus Grove; and four sisters, Margaret Drummelsmith of Leipsic; Mrs. Amos (Theresa) Fuerst of Columbus Grove; Clara Hanneman and Veronica Birkmeier both of Ottawa . Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Nicholas Catholic church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
[The Lima News, April 2, 1979]

Refina Dunaway
[Lima News, Feb. 6, 1983]
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: March 16 1892, the daughter of Harvey and Rosa (Ward) Miller
Married to: Russell Dunaway
Occupation: retired employee of the DWG Cigar Co., in Lima
Died: Feb. 5, 1983 Lima Convalescent Home
Survived by: several nieces and nephews
Burial: Sugar Ridge Cemetery, Leispic


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