MILLERSBURG -- Rosanna (Rose) A. Kauffman, 36, passed into eternity on June 14, 2017 in Tijuana, Mexico, after an 11-week battle with an autoimmune disease that started with strep throat and attacked her skin, kidneys, and finally her heart.
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ORRVILLE -- Bishop Christian Allen Schlabach, 96, of 9089 E. Lincoln Way, Orrville, died Sunday June 18, 2017, at his home following a period of declining health. He was born in Holmes County on Jan, 6, 1921, to Jacob C. and Sadie (ne Tice) Schlabach. He married Emma D. Mast on Feb.
KILLBUCK -- Harold D. Waltman, 68, of Killbuck, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Pomerene Hospital after a brief illness. His family was by his side. Memorial services will be Thursday, June 15, at 7 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg.
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BALTIC -- Eli A. Raber, 79, 2658 Township Road 190, Baltic, died Thursday, June 15, 2017, at his home after an extended illness. He was born Dec. 11, 1937, in Holmes County to the late Albert N. and Lydia E. (Mast) Raber, and married Verna Kurtz on April 25, 1963. She survives.
KILLBUCK -- Virginia M. Croskey, 86, of Killbuck, died Friday, June 9, 2017, at Aultman Hospital in Canton. Graveside services were Sunday, June 18, at 2 p.m. in Killbuck Cemetery with Ron Alexander officiating. There were no calling hours.
KILLBUCK -- Janet R. Akins, 84, of Killbuck, went home to be with the Lord Monday, June 12, 2017, at Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg, after a seven-year period of declining health. Private graveside services were Saturday, June 17, at 1 p.m. in Blissfield Cemetery.
MILLERSBURG -- Ida Marie Miller, 101, of Millersburg, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home, Walnut Creek, following a period of declining health. Memorial service was 11 a.m.
SUGARCREEK -- Susan Ellen Ross, 48, 1868 County Road 140, Sugarcreek, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the Roy Kline residence. She was born to William and Joann Ross on Oct. 21, 1968, at Columbia Station. She leaves behind many beloved friends and family.
WALNUT CREEK -- The Rev. Carl L. Gray, 81, of Walnut Creek, passed away on June 11, 2017. He was born July 1, 1935, in Londonderry Township, Guernsey County, and graduated from Newcomerstown High School in 1953.
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SHREVE -- Victor L. Digiacomo, 18, of Shreve, passed away June 17, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born July 26, 1998 to Nicholas and Leslie (Young) Digiacomo.
WALNUT CREEK -- Olis E. Miller, 92, of Walnut Hills Retirement Community, Walnut Creek, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017. She was born Dec. 31, 1924, in Berlin Township to the late Alvin J. and Sevilla (Miller) Miller.
DALTON -- Ruth I. Miller, 74, of Dalton, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 19, 2017, at her home. She was born in Goshen, Ind., on June 28, 1943, to the late Erwin and Dorothy (Byler) Miller and married Dan A. Miller on Feb. 12, 1966. He survives.
WALNUT CREEK -- The Rev. Marshall H. Peterson, 90, of Walnut Creek went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home. He was born March 8, 1927, in Ludlow, Pa., to the late Ernest and Bernice (Scribner) Peterson, and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII.
SHREVE -- Ruby J. Shriver, 88, of Shreve, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Smithville-Western Care Center after a period of declining health. She was born Dec. 31, 1928, in Rittman to Thomas Eldridge and Lola (Staley) Walker and on Dec. 7, 1946, married Lloyd Carl Shriver.
MILLERSBURG -- Wayne F. Pyers, 66, of Millersburg passed away Friday morning, June 9, 2017, at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster, after an extended illness. Graveside services were Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg, with the Rev. Tom Benter officiating.
STILLWELL -- Patricia Borseth, 72, of Stillwell went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, June 5, 2017, at Aultman Hospital, Canton. Funeral services were Friday, June 9, 2017, at 10 a.m. at 2898 Township Road 7, Brinkhaven, with Bishop Nathan Hill officiating.
MILLERSBURG -- Mary B. (Artrip) Spillman, 83, of Millersburg, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, June 5, 2017. Mary was born on June 14, 1933, in Fort Gay, W.Va., to Paul C. and Lula Mae (Mounts) Artrip, and married the love of her life, Paul Spillman, on July 2, 1955.
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APPLE CREEK -- Gordon E. McFarren, 87, of Apple Creek passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Smithville-Western Care Center. He was born in West Lebanon on Dec. 14, 1929, to the late Warren and Mable (Groff) McFarren and married Mabel M. Addlespurger on June 2, 1962. She survives.
EULESS, Texas -- Larry R. Taggart, 63, of Euless, Texas, formerly of Wooster, passed away May 22, 2017. He was the son of Helen Taggart of Loudonville and the late Harold Taggart, and brother of Dave and Rick Taggart, both of Loudonville.