DALTON -- Don Henderson Roach went to be with his heavenly Father and Savior on Friday, March 10, 2017. Don will be remembered for being devoted to his family, his strong work ethic, the skills he passed on to his children and grandchildren, his orneriness, and his love of music.
DUNDEE -- Mary A. Yoder, 87, 9190 Township Road, 657, Dundee, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at her home. She was born in Holmes County on Dec. 26, 1929, to the late Andy S. and Anna J. (Coblentz) Miller and married Menno L. Yoder on Feb. 7, 1952. He survives.
SUGARCREEK -- Janet Marie Miller, 86, of Sugarcreek died Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Aultman Hospital in Canton, after a period of declining health. She was born Jan.
WOOSTER -- Dimple Rose Abernathy, 79, of Wooster, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster. She was born April 14, 1937 in Wooster, the daughter of Ephus and Hazel Leach Daugherty, and married Donald Walter "Don" Abernathy Sr. on Dec. 18, 1964. He survives.
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MILLERSBURG -- Cory Verle "Scotty" Campbell (Avonmore, Ontario) died peacefully on March 2, 2017. Scotty always said "to have a friend, you have to be a friend." He gave his quick smile, friendship, concern and humor generously.
MINOT, N.D. -- Charles "Chuck" Bellman, aka "Sonny" to his Ohio family, 83, of Minot, N.D., passed away on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in a Minot Health & Rehab Center. Charles O. Bellman was born on July 6, 1933 in Holmesville, the son of Virgil and Iota E .(McCune) Bellman.
DUNDEE -- Velma "Jean" Ruegsegger, 81, of Dundee died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Union Hospital. She was born Jan. 11, 1936, in Tuscarawas County to Gilbert and Grace (Hanlon) Duff, and married Duane D. "Hoss" Ruegsegger on Nov. 20, 1954. He died Feb. 11, 2012.
TOLEDO -- Bernice Pauline (ne Snyder) Nirode, 89, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017, at University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, surrounded by her loving family.
MILLERSBURG -- Nora J. Sommers, 77, of Millersburg went home to be with her Lord on March 2, 2017. She was born on Oct. 12, 1939, to John and Fannie Miller of Millersburg. Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Levi B.
SUGARCREEK -- Robert Lee "Bob" Slicker, 69, of Sugarcreek and formerly of Canal Fulton, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Winter Haven, Florida. Bob was born Feb. 9, 1948, in Massillon to Donald M. and Roseline (ne Rohr) Slicker. He was the co-owner and operator of Slicker Farms.
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WORTHINGTON -- Coach Bob Tucker died unexpectedly in Worthington on March 5, 2017, at the age of 73. Coach Tucker is survived by his wife, Lynn Tucker; children, Diana Tucker (Mark Russo), Michelle Schroder (Eric) and Scott Tucker; sisters, Judith Fink and Sue Watson.
FREDERICKSBURG -- Nevin A. Hershberger, 62, 10011 Kidron Road, Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. He was born in Wayne County on July 27, 1954, to the late Andy E. and Elizabeth (Hostetler) Hershberger, and married Rosie N. Troyer on Dec. 9, 1982. She survives.
MILLERSBURG -- Debbie Witner, 61, of Millersburg, passed away Friday evening, Feb. 24, 2017, at Massillon Community Hospital, from injuries sustained in a single car accident. Memorial services were Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 3 p.m.
SUGARCREEK -- Mattie E. (Miller) Mullet, 91, of Sugarcreek, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home, where she resided for the past two years. She was born Nov.
CLOQUET, Minn. -- Timothy P. Valentine, 55, of Cloquet, Minn., passed away in his sleep on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in Cloquet. He was born July 17, 1961 in Sandusky, son of the Rev. William and Vivian (Oney) Valentine.
DUNDEE -- Michael Dean Yoder, 30, of Dundee, died Sunday, March 5, 2017, at his home. He was born Nov. 27, 1986, in Millersburg to Dean L. and Elsie (Hershberger) Yoder of Dundee, and had worked for R & W Construction. He attended New Pointe Community Church.
MOUNT HOPE -- Levi N. Schrock, 88, Mount Hope, passed away on Sunday morning, March 5, 2017, at Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg. He was born in Wayne County on June 7, 1928, to Noah J. and Emma J. (ne Miller) Schrock. He married Lydian N. Mast on Dec. 9, 1954. She died March 19, 2013.
SUGARCREEK -- Susan Jean Gerber, 63, Sugarcreek, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Community Hospice House in New Philadelphia of complications from a stroke suffered on Feb. 22, 2017. She was born Oct. 25, 1953, in Millersburg to A. Wayne Gerber and Maxine (ne Immel) Gerber of Sugarcreek.
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MASSILLON -- Mildred Lucille Krotky of Massillon, after 95 years on God's earth, passed on to join her family and friends on Sunday, March 5, 2017. Services were Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Massillon, with pastor Tim Mishler officiating.
FUNK -- Glenn Wilmer Acker, 85, of Funk, died Sunday, March 5, 2017, at his home. He was born Nov. 24, 1931, in Wayne County, the son of Ralph and Carrie Wise Acker, and married Marilyn Morris April 14, 1951. She survives.