• Antwerp,  Payne

    Thomas Ruffing

    Thomas Ruffing Thomas Gene Ruffing, 64 of Antwerp passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Home.  Tom was born in Bellevue, Ohio on November 6, 1953 a son of the late Warner & Pauline (Wybensinger) Ruffing. Tom worked at Spartech in Paulding and previously worked as a conductor on the railroad.  Tom will be sadly missed by his sons, Justin (Jamie) and Brandon (Cassy); siblings, Ruth Hopper, James & David and grandchildren, Liam, Blade,… Thomas Gen…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Deanie Donat

    Deanie Donat Wilma Deane Donat, 89, of Antwerp Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.  Deanie was born in Cecil on October 2, 1928 a daughter of the late Paul & Fannie (Grimes) Gilts. She had 28 years of service as a lab technician at Paulding County Hospital, was a devoted member of the First Presbyterian Church & Antwerp American Legion & VFW Auxiliaries and a loving wife, mother & grandmother. She will be sadly missed by her… Wilma Deane Donat, 89…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Susann Rosebrock

    Susann Rosebrock Susann Rae Rosebrock, 71 of Antwerp passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home.  Susann was born in Paulding, Ohio on September 21, 1946, a daughter of the late Norma (Smith) and Richard  Rhoad. She was a manger for Deluxe Taxi and worked at Dietrich Industries.  Susann will be sadly missed by her husband, Dan; children, Robert (Lana), Jeremy (Dana) & Charles (Cheryl) Addis & Michelle (Christopher) Maggart; sister,… Susann Rae …

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Kathleen Franklin

    Kathleen Franklin Kathleen R. Franklin, 80, of Antwerp, passed away at home Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Kathleen was born in Antwerp on June 15, 1937, a daughter of the late Helen (Perl) and Joseph  Derck. She retired from General Electric after 30 years of dedicated service, was a Buckeye & Reds fan. She enjoyed collecting pedal tractors with her husband but her true devotion was to God,  her family & church. Kathleen will be sadly missed by her husband, Vaughn… Kathleen R…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Andy Panico

    Andy Panico Norbert Andrew Panico, 95 of Antwerp passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Coventry Meadows, Fort Wayne. Andy was born in Hicksville on Dec. 12, 1922 a son of the late James, Sr. & Elizabeth (Everet) He was a 1941 graduate of Hicksville High School & proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy in seven invasions during World War II. He was the owner of Panico’s Clothing Store in Antwerp and was always active in the Antwerp community being a member of the… Norbert Andrew…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Carl Lee

    Carl Lee Carl “Doc”  Lee, 75, of Antwerp, passed away at home Tuesday, March 13, 2018.  Carl was born in Pathfork, KY  on November 25, 1942 a son of the late Robert & Eliza (Wilson). He was a foreman at BF Goodrich. Carl will be sadly missed by his children, Montgomery (Bethany) Lee of Huntertown, IN, Terri Gilpin (Tim) Burris & Brian (Tracy) both of Defiance; siblings, Sue of Payne & Walter of NC & grandchildren, Brandon, Duston… Carl “Doc”  Lee, 75, of …

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Penny Snyder

    Penny Snyder Penelope Ann Snyder 66 of Payne, passed away March 12, 2018 at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Home. Penny was born and raised in Van Wert on Aug. 21, 1951 a daughter of the late Byron & Mildred (Bell) Hayes.  Penny worked in customer service at Taylor Made Glass, Payne.  She married Dennis Snyder on Sept. 21, 1969 at First Friends Church, Van Wert.  She will be sadly missed by her husband, Denny; children, Jennifer (Jim) Hobeck &Benjamin… Penelope Ann Snyder …

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Leta Bryant

    Leta Bryant Leta Kae Bryant, 68, of Huntertown, IN passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 at Parkview Hospital.  Leta was born in Hicksville on December 12, 1949. She was an Antwerp High School graduate and received an associates degree from Brown Mackie College. Leta worked as a bank teller, a home health care worker and at Harlan Metals but her heart was in being a devoted wife and mother. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Larry whom she married Oct. 28, 1985;… Leta Kae Bryant, 68,…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Carl Beregszazi

    Carl Beregszazi Carl William Beregszazi, 66 of Antwerp passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Home.  Carl was born in Hicksville on Nov. 23, 1951 a son of the late Julius & Liz (Szabo) Beregszazi. In his early days Carl was a dance instructor at Arthur Murray Dance Studio, Fort Wayne. He will be sadly missed by his siblings, Diane Kemerer Sliger of Fort Wayne, Jeanette (Randy) Brooks, Louis (Lisa), Julius, Jr. & Joe (Lisa) Beregszazi all of… Carl Wil…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Ronald “Harpo” Miller

    Ronald “Harpo” Miller Ronald “Harpo” Miller, 66, of Antwerp, Ohio, passed away at home Saturday, March 3, 2018. Harpo was born in Paulding on August 13, 1951 a son of the late Wilbur & Lila (Riggenbach) Miller. He owned Miller’s Body Shop and was an excellent auto body repairman. Harpo will be sadly missed by his children, Carly (Doug) Billman of Antwerp & Clinton (Jen) Miller of Fort Wayne; siblings, Brad (Julie) Miller of Cincinnati, Nanette (Tom) Buzzard of… Ronald “Harpo” Miller…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Robert “Bob” McLaren

    Robert “Bob” McLaren Robert A. McLaren, 73, of Antwerp,  passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Laurels of Defiance. Bob was born in Carleton, MI on April 23, 1944 a son of the late William & Maryanne (Kingham) McLaren. Bob attended the Rock Church in Oakwood & worked at General Motors in Defiance but was a family man, motor cycle enthusiast and fisherman at heart. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Laura (LaPan) whom he married Aug 8, 1964; children, Pamela (Charles)… Rober…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Lorrie Baker

    Lorrie Baker Lorrie Lee Baker, 59 of Antwerp, Ohio passed away Monday, February 26, 2018 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Lorrie was born in Hicksville, Ohio on January 30, 1959, a daughter of James Eugene Donnell and the late Teresa Cleo (Reynolds) Donnell. She was a 1977 graduate of Antwerp High School. Lorrie was quick to share a smile and to share her interest of the outdoors and roller coasters.  She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Kelli… Lorrie Lee Bake…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Lana Peters

    Lana Peters Lana K. Peters, 65, of Antwerp passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Lana was born in Fort Wayne on September 9, 1952, a daughter of the late Janet (Friend) and Zeb DeLong. She worked at Antwerp local Schools and was a member of Antwerp VFW Post 5087 Auxiliary. Lana thoroughly enjoyed and loved her family. Her best days were spent with them watching Buckeye football and spending time on the beach in… Lana K. Peters, 65, of Antwerp…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    William Moore

    William Moore William Alan Moore, 49, of Payne, passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 20, 2018  Bill was born in Van Wert on December 30, 1968. Bill was a talented journeyman carpenter who loved the outdoors but God & his family always came before his needs.    He will be sadly missed by his wife, Shandonn (Cole) Moore, whom he married September 21, 1991; children, Zachary, Riley, Ellie, Eli & Samuel Moore; parents, Gary & Carolyn (Webb)… William Alan Moo…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    William “Bill” Moore

    William “Bill” Moore A viewing and service schedule will be announced on Saturday. Please check back after that. A viewing and service schedule will be announced on Saturday. Please check back after that. View

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    Shirley Gordon

    Shirley Gordon Shirley Gordon, 71, of Edgerton, IN passed away at home Monday, January 22, 2018. Shirley was born in Paulding, OH on January 21, 1947, a daughter of the late Edwin & Thelma (Griswold) Gordon. Shirley taught at Antwerp Local School, Ohio City 7 St. John’s Catholic School, Payne, OH. She was a member of DAR, Daughters of the Nile, Eastern Star; Waynedale & Trinity Chapters. She will be sadly missed by her siblings, James of New Haven, William… Shirley Gordon, 71, of Ed…

  • Antwerp,  Payne

    John “Cork” Woodcox

    John “Cork” Woodcox John C. “Cork” Woodcox, 69, of Long Beach Lake, Fremont, Indiana, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Allen County.  Cork was born in Fort Wayne on August 26, 1948, a son of Elmer Woodcox, of Antwerp and the late Iona (Carr) Woodcox. He was a graduate of Antwerp High School & Indiana Tech. He was a mechanical engineer at Freudenberg but was most comfortable golfing, hunting, fishing or cheering for the… John C. “…