Richard “Dick” Holmes, 88, of Marion

Richard “Dick” Holmes, 88, passed away on Tuesday morning, February 13, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus while surrounded by his loving children. On February 28, 1929, Dick was born to the late Bruce and Lula R. (Stiles) Holmes. He retired as a grain dealer with Landmark. Dick married his high school sweetheart Jeanne […]

Harold R. Van Meter, 85, of Marion

Harold R. Van Meter, age 85, of Marion, died Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family following a quick decline in his health. On Christmas Day in 1932, Harold was born in Marion County, Ohio, the second of six children of the late Floyd Harold and Mary Edythe (Gustin) Van Meter. […]

Maxlee Ray Ross, 89, of Marion

Maxlee Ray Ross passed on February 12th 2018 at 9:35 am at his home in Waldo. Max was born June 14, 1928 in State College PA to the parents of Fred and Mabel Ross. Max was one of 5 children; proceeded in death by two brothers, Ronald and Larry, and a sister Virginia. His beloved […]

Shirley E. Mount, 74, of Marion

Shirley E. Mount, age 74, of Marion passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 12:08 PM at her residence. She was born on January 29, 1944 in Jackson County, Ohio to the late Harold and Marie (Freeman) Thacker Sr. Shirley was a 1962 graduate of Ridgedale High School and a member of the White […]

Franklin L. “Frank” Reed, 73, of Caledonia

Franklin L. “Frank” Reed, age 73, of Caledonia, was released from his earthly chains on Monday, February 12, 2018, surrounded by his loving family at his daughter’s home in Marengo, following a 40 year battle with rheumatoid arthritis. On January 16, 1945, Frank was born in Galion, Ohio, the youngest of four sons of the […]

Raymond N. James, 100, formerly of LaRue

Raymond N. James, 100, of Wellsville, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018, at his home. He was born October 8, 1917, in LaRue, OH, the son of the late Hughie and Virgie (Roush) James. In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death on August 25, 2011, by his wife, M. Marcella (Fetter) James, […]

Richard L. “Dick” Weston, 74, of Mount Gilead

Richard L. “Dick” Weston, age 74, of Mount Gilead, passed away Sunday morning, February 11, 2018, at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. On December 10, 1943, Dick was born in Marion, OH, son of the late Russell James and Starling Louise (Benner) Weston. He graduated from Marion Harding High School in the Class […]

Mary L. Porter, 92, of Marion

Mary L. Porter, 92, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away peacefully February 11, 2018. She was born on August 14, 1925 in Wauseon, OH to Wilbur and Louise Short. Mary was a graduate of Marion Harding High School, class of 1943. Besides her parents, Mary was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Jo; […]

Danny Lee Donaugh, 72, of Marion

Danny Lee Donaugh, age 72 of Marion, passed away on Saturday February 10, 2018 surrounded by family. Danny entered into this world on November 7, 1945 to the late Margaret E. Donaugh in Marion, Ohio. On June 24, 1972, he married Barbara Yantis and been together for 45 years. Danny retired from H & H […]

Paul Omer Maynard, Sr., 84, of Marion

Paul Omer Maynard, Sr. 84 passed away on February 7, 2018 after suffering for years from Hydrocephalus. He was born a Valentines baby on February 14, 1933 in Providence Rhode Island to the late Omer and Blanche Maynard. On December 27, 1961 in Los Angeles California, he married Barbara Wright from Muskogee Oklahoma. Together they […]