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

Melvin M Ladd
[The Lima News Apr 1, 1982]
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: April 3, 1897, in Cloverdale, the son of John and Phoebe Schumaker Ladd
Married: I.oa E. Matson
Occupation: retired employee of Grand Trailers in Delphos
Died: Mar 31, 1982 at Paradise Oaks Nursing Home, Cloverdale
Survived by: 4 sons; 3 daughters; 29 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters; 3 brothers
Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery

Donald C. Lanwehr
[The Lima News Mar 5, 1999]
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: March 9, 1932, in Lima to Victor "Pete" and Marie (Williams) Lanwehr
Married: Virginia Kuhlman for 47 years
Occupation: retired from Ohio Department of Transportation and had been a co-owner of Lanwehr Lumber, Ottawa
Died: March 4, 1999 at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland
Survived by: wife; 2 sons; 1 daughter; 3 sisters; 8 grandchildren
Burial: SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Cemetery

Daniel Leffler
Daniel Leffler, 74, Leipsic, died of paralysis, Thursday. He is survived by a wife, two sons and three daughters. The funeral will be held from his late residence Sunday afternoon. Interment in sugar Lake cemetery, He was a well known and much respected pioneer of the county. [Lima Daily News, Jan 6, 1912]

Minnie Light
COLUMBUS GROVE, Feb. 5 - Mrs. Minnie Light, 76, of 203 N. High-st, died at 3 p. m. Tuesday at her home after an illness of several months. She was a member of the Ideal Embroidery and New Century clubs and the local Methodist church. Surviving are her husband, Henry P., to whom she was married on May 5, 1881; a daughter, Mrs. W. Stanley Bell, of Columbus Grove and a sister, Mrs. Delia McLaughlin, Denver , Colo. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p. m. Thursday at the residence with Rev. J. W. Wilch, of Findlay, a former pastor, assisted by Mrs. N. H. Bradley, pastor, officiating:. Burial will be in the Truro cemetery. The body has been removed from the Humphreys funeral home to the residence.
[Lima News, Feb 5, 1941]

Newton (Newt) Litten
Services for Newton (Newt) Litten, who lived a mile south of here will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove. The Rev. Raymond Daniels will officiate and burial will be in Vaughnsville Cemetery.
[Oct 13, 1955, Lima News]

Mrs. C. S. Little
Kalida - Mrs. C. S. Little, 52, died early Tuesday in Lima Memorial hospital after an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, two sons and four daughters.The body is at the Hartman Sons funeral home, Columbus Grove, pending completion of funeral arrangements.The Lima News - June 4, 1940

Levi Luke
Funeral services for Levi Luke, 76, 320 N. Jackson-st, and his son, Bert Luke, 53, of Toledo, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the First Baptist church, with Rev. E. w. Bloomquist, pastor, officiating. Bert Luke died of pneumonia Sunday in Toledo, Levi Luke died Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ida Jennings, N. Jackson-st. The son is survived by a widow, of Toledo, and the mother, a sister, Mrs. Bessie Wooley, and two brothers, Biry E. and Harvey J. all of Lima. Burial will be in Truro cemetery, Columbus Grove.
[The Lima News, Jan 15, 1929]


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