Dolores A. Hurley: February 26, 1924-April 24, 2016

Dolores Hurley pictureDolores A. Hurley, 92, of Delphos, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016, at Sarah Jane Living Center in Delphos. She was born February 26, 1924, in Van Wert County to George and Honora (Hempfling) Baldauf. Both preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Joseph Hurley on April 10, 1948; he preceded her in death on June 14, 1984.

She is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Herman) Seffernick of Spencerville and Bonnie (Glen) Coon of Lima; two sons, Joseph Hurley of Delphos and William “Bill” (Helen) Hurley of Delphos; one brother, James Baldauf of Delphos; four grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by six brothers, Paul, Herman, George, Daniel, Alfred, and John Baldauf; and six sisters, Lillian Robinson, Mary Borgelt, Marciel Borgelt, Ann Henry, Hazel Friend, and Joan Suever; and a great-granddaughter, Loren Seffernick.

Funeral services will begin on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.  Father Dennis Walsh will officiate. Burial will follow in Spencerville Cemetery. Friends may call one prior to the service .Memorial contributions may be made to Sarah Jane Living Center Activities.

Eugene Klaus: October 13, 1925 – April 23, 2016

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Eugene P. Klaus, of Venedocia, passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Roselawn Manor. He was born on October 13, 1925, to Albert G. and Marie (Dimond) Klaus. Both preceded him in death. He is preceded in death by three sisters, Margaret Klaus, RoseMary Klaus and Elizabeth “Lib” Meyer and four brothers, Frank “Alf”, Phillip, Joseph, and Francis Klaus. Eugene was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. He was a lifelong farmer and truly enjoyed gardening. Mass of Christian burial will be on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Father Daniel Johnson will officiate. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.  Friends may call Wednesday, April 27, from 2-8 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, with a parish wake at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

Matt Ulrich: February 4, 1978 – April 23, 2016

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Matt Ulrich, age 38, passed away from complications of endocarditis Saturday, April 23, 2016 at OSU Medical Center surrounded by his family.

Matt was born February 4, 1978 in Lima, OH to Ed and Kathy (Thompson) Ulrich. Both survive in Delphos, OH. He was a 1996 graduate of Delphos Jefferson High School where he played football, basketball, and ran track. In 2000, he graduated from Capital University where he played football and went on to graduate in 2003 from Capital University Law School. He had worked as an attorney for Franklin County Children’s Services and CASA (court-appointed special advocates). He was a member of Morris Chapel United Methodist Church and Trinity United Methodist Church.

Matt is survived by his parents; two brothers, Andy Ulrich of Lima and Scott (Diana) Ulrich of Columbus; aunts and uncles, Margaret Tuttle, Nelldene Babcock, Paul & Ginny Nuechterlein, John & Mary Wilson; many cousins and godparents, John & Sherry Cox. He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Friel & Miriam Ulrich; maternal grandparents, Roscoe & Nell Thompson; and uncle, Norm Tuttle. Matt will be missed by his many friends.

Funeral services will be held at Harter & Schier Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. with calling one hour prior to services. Friends and family may call on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Harter & Schier Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Delphos Jefferson Alumni Scholarship Fund.

Fern P. Winget: November 4, 1928-April 21, 2016

Fern Winget pictureFern P. Winget, age 87, passed away peacefully in Kalida, OH on April 21, 2016. Fern was born November 4, 1928 in Delphos, OH to the late Perry and Wandis (Spitnale) Stocklin. In 1953, Fern married John K Winget who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter Diane (Tom) Schmersal of Kalida, OH; two grandchildren, Amy (Sean) Cosier of Brooklyn, NY and John (AnnMarie) Schmersal of South Vienna, OH; and four great-grandchildren, Ethan Thomas Schmersal, Owen William Schmersal, Emma Paige Schmersal and Clover Fern Cosier. She is also survived by her sister, Betty Copeland of Delphos and preceded in death by a brother, Carl Stocklin, and a sister Helen Young.

Fern was a homemaker and her greatest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to dance and would be seen at Springbrook and Lincoln Park doing what she loved.

Services will begin at 12:00pm on Monday, April 25 at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 2:00pm to 8:00pm on Sunday, April 24 and one hour prior to services on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.

 

Lucille K. Carder: November 8, 1926-April 18, 2016

Lucy Carder pictureLucille K. Carder, of Delphos, passed away on April 18, 2016, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. She was born on November 8, 1926, in Fort Jennings, to George and Margaret (Dickman) Hofstetter.  Both preceded her in death. On November 9, 1946, she was united in marriage to Donald Carder.  He preceded her in death on April 23, 2003.

Lucy is survived by three daughters, Diane Carder of Delphos, Sue (Dave) McNeal of Delphos and Mary (Robert) Jackson of Oak Creek, WI;  four sons, Robert (Toni) Carder of Boca Raton, FL, Paul Carder of Delphos, Dale “Bunny” (Denice) Carder of Delphos and Larry (Mary) Carder of Delphos; 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by two sisters, Rita Hofstetter and Alberta Pack and one brother Norbert Hofstetter.

Lucy was a homemaker and retired from New Delphos Manufacturing in 1976.  She is a 1944 graduate of Fort Jennings High School.  She enjoyed camping and dancing in her younger years.  She liked puzzles, bingo, cards, and crocheting.  She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, member of VFW Auxiliary 3035 and member and past president of Delphos Eagles Auxiliary 471.

A mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, April 25, 2016, at 11:00 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.  Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Saturday April 23, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. and Sunday, from 2-8 p.m. with a parish wake at 7:30 on Sunday.  Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetic Foundation.

Dick Moorman: March 5, 1926- April 13, 2016

Dick Moorman, 92, of Delphos, died at 4:30 a.m. at home in Indio, California. He was born March 6, 1924 in Delphos, to Josephine and Harry Harrison Moorman. He married Angela Kill on July 28, 1945 and she passed away March 21, 2007.  On July 7, 2012 he married Shirley Turner who survives. Other survivors include sons Jeff (Alison) Moorman of Delphos, and Rod (Jeanne) Moorman of St. Henry; daughters Mary Ann (Mark) Smith of Cridersville, Judy (Don) Burgei of Hilliard, and Jane (Randy) Hemker of Delphos; and sisters Alice Heidenescher and Nita Falke of Delphos.  A brother Melvin, and sister Mildred, preceded him in death. Grandchildren are Gina Reynolds, Jessica Gilchriest, Katie Moorman (Uhlenhake) and Kris Moorman, Hannah Perry, Leah Huckins, Isaac Smith, Wes, Matt and Nate Burgei, Adam and Nick Johnson.  A granddaughter Danielle Bertling Smith preceded him in death.  Great-grandchildren include Boston Reynolds, Kaylee and Carson Gilchriest, Piper and Beau Uhlenhake, Charlie, Amelia and Ruby Moorman, Ezeriah Smith, Ben and Lily Burgei, Easton and Rawlin Johnson.

Dick retired as Sales Manager from The Powell Company in Lima, Ohio and lived life to its fullest, happily announcing that his retirement years nearly exceeded his working years. Dick was a veteran of The United States Navy and served in the South Pacific during WWII.  He was a founding member of the Delphos Country Club.  He also belonged to The Knights of Columbus, FOE 471, VFW 3035, and The Delphos Club. He enjoyed spending time with his family, and especially the grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He played a lot of golf in his life and was a pretty good card player.  In fact, he received an award from his three card playing buddies for being the “second best card player on the second best team.”  He loved to read, and his passion for telling stories and jokes and making people laugh is what most people will always remember about Dick.  He knew everybody.  In later years he enjoyed travel and spending time with Shirley in California.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Father Charles Obinwa will officiate.  Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2016 at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a parish wake will begin at 7:30 p.m. Preferred memorials may be made to the Delphos St. John’s Parish Foundation.

 

William A. Horn: February 16, 1942 – April 12, 2016

pic    William A. Horn, of Findlay, formerly of Delphos, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Blanchard Valley Bridge Hospice Unit.

He Was Born on February 16, 1942, to Charles Sr. and Ersel (Pugsley) Horn.  Both preceded him in death.  On April 27, 1968, he was united in marriage to Barbara Fought.  SHe preceded him in death on June 12, 1993.

He is survived by two daughters, Kathy (Tom Jr.)  Watkins of Findlay and Kim (Tim) Cross of Fort Jennings; sister in law, Joan Horn of Cridersville; one granddaughter Barbie Cross of Fort Jennings and many nieces and nephews.

William is preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Christopher Horn and sister-in-law Babe Horn.

William retired as a correction officer from Lima Correctional Facility after thirty years of service.  During retirement he worked in the Findlay area in security.  He was a member of St. Peter Lutheran church for many years.  In his later years he volunteered as a SAM minister for ELCA Lutheran Church.  He was a member of Mason Lodge NO. 02015,  NRA and a former Eastern Star.  He enjoyed woodcarving and leather work

His service will begin on Friday, April 15, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Friday one hour prior to the service at Harter and Schier Memorial Chapel.  Memorial contributions can be made to Blanchard Valley Bridge Hospice Unit.

Myrtle “Fae” Haehn: January 27, 1928-April 10, 2016

angel 001Myrtle “Fae” Haehn, 88, of Delphos, went to join her sweet Arthur on Sunday, April 10, 2016, at Sarah Jane Living Center in Delphos. She was born January 27, 1928, in Moorehead, MN, to John and Esther (Wakefield) McIntosh. Both preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Arthur Haehn on November 27, 1947; he preceded her in death on September 14, 2002.

She is survived by two sons; Arthur (Sue) Haehn Jr. of Delphos and Robert Haehn of Spencerville; four daughters, Susan (Joe) Jackson of Delphos, Mary (Chris) Martin of Spencerville, Dorothy (Art) Rico of Colorado Springs, CO, and Yvonne (James) Wenzlick of Ottoville; one sister-in-law, Marian McIntosh of Herman, MN; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, John, and Ronald McIntosh and two sisters, Erma Onorato and Dorothy Lambert.

Myrtle was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. She worked as a home maker and she enjoyed baking and camping. She was also a Native Chippewa Indian of White Earth Indian Reservation.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Father George Mahas will officiate. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a parish wake will be held at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John‘s Parish Foundation or Alzheimer’s Association.

Lawrence E. Hart: January 18, 1940-April 9, 2016

Lawrence Hart PictureLawrence E. Hart, 76, of Middle Point, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at the Community Health Professionals Hospice Center in Van Wert. He was born January 18, 1940, in Convoy to Carl and Mildred Hart. Both preceded him in death. He was united in marriage to Marion Moore on September 24, she survives in Middle Point. They had been married for 55 years.

He is survived by two daughters, Bobbie (Butch) Kemp of Rockford, OH and Jennifer (Randall) Hattery of Lima; two sons, Ted (Lisa) Hart of Schreve, OH and Scott Hart of Middle Point; a sister, Lorene Agler of Van Wert; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five brothers; one sister; a son, Todd Hart; and one grandson, Tyler Hart

Lawrence had retired from the Tank Plant after many years of service. He loved to garden and was an avid tinkerer in the garage. He was also an avid sports fan, especially the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Lincolnview Lancers. All services will be held privately by Harter and Schier Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Community Health Professionals Hospice Center in Van Wert.

Marlene Hoak: March 27, 1938-April 3, 2016

Marlene Hoak pictureMarlene Hoak, 78, of Delphos, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. She was born March 27, 1938, in Delphos to Alva and Lucille (Best) Wollet. Both preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Tom Hoak, he preceded her in death on November 2, 2007.

She is survived by two daughters, Rhonda (Robert) Vondran of Van Wert and Susan Parsons of Delphos; a son, Mark (Julia) Mericle of Fort Jennings; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Hubert Truman of Delphos; and sister-in-law, Mary Ann Wollet of PA.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ashley Harter; Son-in-law, Dan Parsons; two brothers; and five sisters. Marlene was a home maker and she enjoyed crocheting, baking cookies, and gardening.

Funeral services will be on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. Pastor Steve Haskins will officiate. Burial will be at Ridge Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call on Friday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.