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August 16th

Earl Vorhees, 78

August 16, 2013

Earl Vorhees led a full and varied life. Always curious and with a keen intellect, he loved the journey of exploring new things. His friends half-jokingly called him “the most interesting man in the world.” Husband, father, thespian, teacher, writer, factory manager, labor organizer, timber-framer, yacht and barn restorationist, skier and sailor — he was passionate about them all.

August 15th

Robert Moyler, 60

August 15, 2013

Robert I. Moyler, 60, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

Margaret Kantner, 87

August 15, 2013

Margaret L. Kantner, 87, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 at, St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Funeral services are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, in Wapakoneta.

James Deal, 52

August 15, 2013

James A. “Big Dog” Deal, 52, of Wapakoneta, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 17, 1961, to the late Marjorie Faye (Worrell) and Rex Eugene Deal. On Sept. 14, 2002, he married Melissa Beth Tangeman, who survives.
Mr. Deal had been a chemical operator at the Potash Corporation and enjoyed camping, fishing, the Cleveland Browns and The OSU Buckeyes.

Larry Shaffer, 71

August 15, 2013

Larry Lee Shaffer, 71, of Wapakoneta, died the morning of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at his home.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1941, in Auglaize County, the son of the late Myrle (Weber) and Farren Shaffer. On Jan. 30, 1965, in Westminster, he married Joyce Cummings, who passed on Nov. 8, 2010.
Larry is survived by a son, Shannon Shaffer, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, April (Ron) Barnt, of Wapakoneta, and Amber (Denny) Moran, of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

August 14th

Larry Shaffer, 71

August 14, 2013

Larry Lee Shaffer, 71, of Wapakoneta, died the morning of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at his home.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1941, in Auglaize County, the son of the late Myrle (Weber) and Farren Shaffer. On Jan. 30, 1965, in Westminster, he married Joyce Cummings, who passed on Nov. 8, 2010.
Larry is survived by a son, Shannon Shaffer, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, April (Ron) Barnt, of Wapakoneta, and Amber (Denny) Moran, of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

August 13th

Margaret Kantner, 87

August 13, 2013

Margaret L. Kantner, 87, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Wapakoneta.

Freda Randall, 88

August 13, 2013

Freda Pauline Randall, 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:40 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.
She was born June 8, 1925, in Lima to Carl and Ida Shroyer Walti, who preceded her in death. She married Carlton Wilson Randall Sept. 5, 1947 and he preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1995.
Mrs. Randall had been a homemaker and attended Voice of Victory Methodist Church.

Larry Shaffer, 71

August 13, 2013

Larry Lee Shaffer, 71, of Wapakoneta, died the morning of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at his home.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1941, in Auglaize County, the son of the late Myrle (Weber) and Farren Shaffer. On Jan. 30, 1965, in Westminster, he married Joyce Cummings, who passed on Nov. 8, 2010.
Larry is survived by a son, Shannon Shaffer, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, April (Ron) Barnt, of Wapakoneta, and Amber (Denny) Moran, of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

August 12th

Wilbur Feltz, 84

August 12, 2013

Wilbur J. Feltz, 84, of St. Henry, died on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born April 8, 1929, in Cassella, to the late Anna (Heinrichs) and Oscar Feltz. On April 18, 1953, he married Alice J. (Schmitt), and she died May 8, 2006.

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