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Daily Herald, The, (Delphos, Ohio), October 13, 1897
SAMUEL BACON

Death of an Aged Resident of the Fourth Ward
Paralysis caused the death of Samuel Bacon, of west Eighth street, at 6 o’clock, this morning. The deceased was 79 years of age, a veteran of the Mexican and Civil wars, was for many years a sailor, and had been all over the world. He was married six times, and leaves a wife and family of three children.  Mr. Bacon was stricken with paralysis several weeks ago, from which he could not recover.
Mr. Bacon buried five of his wives. Quite a number of children, grown to man’s estate, beside the three smaller ones now with his widow, survive him. The funeral will be held from the house at 2 o/clock, Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. J. W. Herring. Burial in the West Side cemetery.
Submitted by Nadene Snyder Jan 20, 2010

Daily Herald, The, (Delphos, Ohio), October 14, 1897
Two Funerals
The remains of Mrs. William Rave were buried, this morning, in the West Side Cemetery. The funeral was held from the German Reformed church at 10 o’clock, conducted by Rev. W. A. Settlage.
Rev. J. W. Herring, the Christian Union minister, preached the funeral of Samuel Bacon at his late home at 2 o’clock this afternoon. Interment occurred in he West Side cemetery.
Submitted by Nadene Snyder Jan 20, 2010

Decedent: GLANCY
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Sunday, November 12, 1972 Mrs. Cory B. Glancy, 82, of the Lima Convalescent Home. died at 2 p.m. Saturday follow­ing an extended illness.  Born June 4, 1890, in Columbus Grove, she was the daughter of Adam and Jennie (Foley) Keifer. Her husband Glen died in 1960.  She was a member of the South Side Church of Christ, the Christian Women's Fellowship of the church and Good Samari­tan Sunday School Class. She served in the church's childrens's department for 40 years.  Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Dale (Inez) Stewart of, Rt. 3, Ottawa; Mrs.. Miller (Lilace) Gossard of 3700 St. Johns Rd., and Mrs. Don (Edith) Mason of 1770 W. Wayne; seven grandchildren ,and nine great-grandchildren.  Services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Chiles and Sons­-Laman Chapel of Memories, Rev. Nathan Smith and Rev. E. J. Penhorwood officiating. Burial will be in Truro Ceme­tery, Columbus Grove.  Friends may call after 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Decedent: WHITE
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Friday, September 24, 1976
Edith A. White, 72, died , at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Rita's Hospital, Lima. Born Aug. 15, 1904, in Cascade, she was a daughter of Wesley and Elizabeth (Coit) Dray. Her husband, George White, died May 2, 1971. Survivors include a son, Ray E. of here; three daughters, Mrs. Paul (Dorothy Jean) Rutter of Deshler, Mrs. Jim (Edith Louise) Brooks of here and Mrs. Larry (Shirley) King of Albuquerque, N. M.; 20 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a brother, Leonard Dray of Marion, Ind.  She was a retired employe of Allied Egery and was a member of the Leipsic United Methodist Church, the Pythian Sisters and the Leipsic Senior Citizens.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the church, Rev.  Richard Brison officiating. Burial will be in Sugar Ridge Cemetery.  Friends may call after 7 tonight at Bliss Peoples Funeral Home.


Decedent: WHITE
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Monday, February 6, 1978
Ethel L. White, 75, died at 11 p.m. Saturday in Paradise Oaks Nursing Home, Cloverdale.  Born July 6, 1902, in Deshler, she was a daughter of Matt and Emma (Hill) Schneider.  She married Earl White on May 5, 1924, and he survives. Othrer survivors include a son, Earl W. of Oakwood; three grandchilden; a brother, Pete Schneider of Bowling Green; and a half_brother, Alvin Tussing of Deshler.  She was a member of Leipsic United Methodist Church, the Women's Benefit Association, Pythian Sisters and the Daughters Qf Union Veterans.  Seryices will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday  in Bliss-Peoples Funeral Home, Rev. Earl Dunn officiating. Burial will be in Sugar Ridge Cemetary.  Friends may call after 7 tonight at the funeral home.


Decedent: GREULICH
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Monday, March 20, 1978
Carl J. Greulich, 68, of Ottovi1le, died at 5:31 a.m. Saturday in St. Rita's , Medical Center, Lima.  He was born Dec. 20, 1909, in Ottoville, a son of Wil1iam and Catherine (Sellet) Greulich.  Survivors include his widow, the former Bertha Schmitt of Ottoville, whom he married Apri110, 1928; a daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Trenkamp of Lima; a brother, Roman Greulich of Ottoville, and six grandchildren.  Mr. Greulich was preceded in death by a son and daughter in infancy; five brothers, and three sisters.  He served as town marshall of Ottoville for 10 years.  He was a member of the Senior Citizens and the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, both of Ottovil1e.  Mr. Greulich was a retired employee of the Lima Armature Works, and was a bus driver for the Ottoville school for 19 years.  Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m.  Tuesday in the church with the Rev. Roger Bonifas, celebrant.  Burial will be in St. Marys Cemetery, Ottoville.  Friends may can in the Kolkmeyer- Helmkamp Funeral Home, Ottoville, where the Parish Wake Service will be at 8 p.m. today.


Decedent: NIENBERG
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Saturday, September 1, 1979 Mrs. Odelia A. Nienberg, 87, died at 1:50 a.m. Friday in St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.She was born June 28, 1892, in Glandorf, the daughter of Fred and Mary (Smith) Rampe.She married Harry H. Nienberg in 1912 and he died in July 1964.She was a member of St. Johns Catholic Church, the Rosary Altar .Society and the Catholic Ladies of Columbia.Survivors include a son, Thomas of here; a daughter, Sister Rita Niehberg, CPPS, of Lafayette, Ind.; a sister, Mrs Phyllis Schroeder of here; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Johns Catholic Church, Rev. Raymond Seifert officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at McCrate Funeral Home, Ottawa.The CLOC rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.


Decedent: GOECKE
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Saturday, March 29, 1980
GLANDORF - Albert Goecke, 80, of Ottawa died at 6: 15 a.m. Friday in Calvary Manor Nursing Home, Otta­wa. He was born Jan. 31, 1900, in Glandorf, the son of Bernard and Gertrude (Gross) Goecke.  He married Lenore Deters Oct. 2, 1930, and she survives.  Mr. Goecke was a retired farmer and was a member of the St. Johns Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society of the church and the St. Johns Aid Society. Survivors also include a daughter, Mrs. Eileen Barton of Findlay; four sons, Kenneth Goecke of Spencer­ville, Roger and Eric Goecke, both of Ottawa, and William Goecke of Glan­dorf; three sisters, Mrs. Agnes Zink of Ottawa, Mrs. Cecelia Blankemey­er of Columbus Grove and Mrs. Mary Wellman of Fort Recovery; 27 grandchildren; and five great-grand­children.  Mass of Christian. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday in St. Johns Church, Rev. Mark Dorenkemper officiating.  Burial will be. in the church ceme­tery.  Friends may call after 7 tonight at McCrate Funeral Home, Ottawa.


Decedent: GREULICH
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Thursday, December 12, 1985
Bertha E. Greulich, 76, of here, died at 1:15 a.m. today at Hilty Memorial Nursing Home, Pandora.  She was born Dec. 11, 1909, in Ottoville, the daughter of Peter and Louise(Perrin) Schmitt.  On April 10, 1928, She married Carl J. Greulich, who died March 18, 1978.  Mrs. Greulich was a retired employee of the D.W.G. Cigar Co. of Delphos.  She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society and Catholic Ladies of Columbia.  Survivors include a daughter, Laverne Marjorie Hermiller of Pandora; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five stepgrabdchildren; and 11 step­-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Regina Fortner and Ethel Honigford, both of Ottoville.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Rev. Sylvan Obergefell officiating.  Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ottovile.  Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Kolkmeyer-­Helmkamp-Siferd Funeral Home, Ottoville, where CL of C services will be at 7: 30 p.m. Sunday and combined parish wake and Altar Rosary services at 8 p.m.


Decedent: WHITE
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Thursday, January 2, 1986
Earl C. White, 84, formerly. of Sugar Street, died at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Paradise Oaks Nursing Home, Cloverdale, following an extended illness.  He was born July 31, 1901, in Paulding County, the son of Lon and Catherine (Steinbrener) White.  On May 5,1924, he married Ethel Schneider, who died Feb. 4, 1978.  Mr. White retired from the Norfolk and Western Railroad and the Buckeye Sugar Co. of Ottawa.  Survivors include a stepfather, Charles Williams of Leipsic; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and a stepbrother, Robert.White of Oregon.  Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bliss-Peoples Funeral Home, Leipsic, Rev. Marvin Dowson officiating.  Burial will be in Sugar Ridge Cemetery.  Friends may call anytime today at the funeral home.


Decedent: OTTO
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Monday, June 13, 1994
ELBERT M. OTTO, 78, of Cass City, Mich., and formerly of here, died at 7:15 p.m. June 13, 1994, at Hills and Dales Hospital in Cass City, Mich.  He was born Jan. 2, 1916, in Leipsic, to Richard M. and Maud (Fisher ) Otto.  In November 1934, he married Helen Turner, who died in October 1982. On June 11, 1983, he married Beryl Osborn, who survIves.  Mr. Otto was a retired farmer.  He was a member of the Vaughnsville United Methodist Church and a former member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge.  Survivors also include two sons, Clarence R. "Dick" Otto and Dale A. Otto, both of Vaughnsville; four step-­daughters, Gwen McLachlan of Ubly, Mich., Marilyn Peters and Norma Wallace, both of Cass City, Mich., and Jeannie Osborn of Marysville, Mo.; two brothers, Tom Otto of Ruskin, Fla., and Delbert Otto of Santee, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Domer (Cora) Smith of Ruskin, Fla.; and four grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren, three grea-t­grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Wiley Otto, and a sister, Helen Montgomery.  Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.  Burial will be in Vaughnsville Cemetery Friends may call from 7 to 9:30 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at Roger Little Funeral Home in Cass City, Mich., and from 1 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until time of the services Friday at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.  Memorial contributions may be made to Vaughnsville United Methodist Church or Vaughnsville Community Center.


Decedent: NIESE
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Tuesday, May 14, 1996
HAROLD F. NIESE, 73, died at 9:58 a.m. May 14, 1996 in St. Rita's Medical Center.  He was born April 29, 1923, in Putnam County to Louis and Florence (Siefer) Niese.  On June 12, 1951, he married Colettao Schroeder, who survives.  Mr. Niese retired in 1984 from Allied Agry, Leipsic, and was a farmer.  He was a member of St Mary's Catholic Church, Leipsic, and its Holy Name Society and Leipsic Veterans of: Foreign Wars.  He was a veteran.  Survivors also include a son Marvin (Diana) Niese of Leipsic; two daughters, Janet, (Mark) Meyer of Leipsic and Colleen (Jim) Phillips of Defiance; a brother, Virgil Niese of Leipsic; two sisters, Mildred Bidlack and Dolores Lammers, both of Leipsic; and 10 grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Arthur Niese.Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Leipsic.  The Rev. John Joseph will officiate.  Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Leipsic with military rites.  Friends may call from 7 to 9 tonight and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic, where a Holy Name Society rosary will begin at 8:30 tonight and a Scripture service at 8:45 p.m. Thursday.Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church.


Decedent: NIESE
Obituary posted by Linda Dietz
Published Friday, November 15, 1996
MARY A. NIESE, 80, died at 12:20 p.m. Nov. 15, 1996, at Putnam Acres Care Center, Ottawa.  She was born Oct. 24, 1916, in Putnam County to Albert and Agatha (Stechschulte) Karhoff.  On Aug. 28, 1940, she married Hugo J. Niese, who died July 13, 1979.   Mrs. Niese was a homemaker.  She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa, and its Altar Rosary Society.  Survivors include two sons, Donald E. (Jane) Niese and Richard (Linda) Niese, both of Ottawa; two daughters, Marie (Ralph) Heitmeyer of Ottawa and Rosemary (Gerald) Sager of Rocky Mount, N.C.; a brother, Alphonse Karhoff of Leesburg, Fla.; two sisters, Lucille Morman and Deloris German, both of Boca Raton, Fla.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Emmel; and a grandson.  Services, will begin at 10 a.m.Monday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa.  The Rev.' Ralph Schneider will officiate.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at McCrate-Love Funeral Home, Ottawa, where a Scripture service will begin at 8:45 p.m. Sunday.






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