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Dr. Donald Smith

Dr. Donald Philip Smith died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, with his wife, Mary Jane, by his side. He was 90 years old. He was born Wednesday, Aug. 10, 1932, to Dr. F.M. and Helen Smith in White Cross Hospital in Columbus. Dr. F.M. was in his medical internship at that…

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Hope Bogard

Hope I. Bogard, 66, of Upper Sandusky, died on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky, is in charge of arrangements.

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Alice Brown

Alice A. Brown, 87, of Forest, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at her residence. A graveside service will be held Friday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m. at Patterson Cemetery, Forest. A complete obituary will be published when available.                                                                                                                         Arrangements were handled by Clark Shields Funeral Home, Forest.

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Stanton Swihart Jr.

Stanton C. “Buzz” Swihart Jr., 83, Upper Sandusky, died on Friday, Dec. 30, 2022, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Deanna (Hannibal) Swihart, Upper Sandusky, and son, Stanton Swihart III, Upper Sandusky. Private services will be held at Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

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Brenda Fruth

Brenda Sue Fruth, 72, of Fostoria, passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at Bridge Hospice Care in Findlay. Brenda was born on July 25, 1950, in Moorehead, Ky., to the late Cecil and Stella (Barnett) Bowen. At a young age, Brenda and her family moved to Bowling Green. She graduated from Bowling Green High School…

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Eleanor Southward

Eleanor Jean Southward, 97, Kenton, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at Blanchard Place. She is survived by a son, Gary (Gloria) Southward, North Carolina. Visitation will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Clark Shields Funeral Home, Forest. A funeral service will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow…

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Roger Miller

Roger D. Miller, 59, Upper Sandusky, died on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Tracey (Hannum) Miller, Upper Sandusky; and children, Nicole (Mathew) Lyons, Galion; Matthew Miller, Upper Sandusky; Zachary Miller, Bucyrus; and Jacob Miller, Upper Sandusky. A celebration of life will be held at Upper Sandusky Eagles…

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Michael Hawkins

Michael Dean Hawkins, 64, of Carey, died at 11:34 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at his residence. He was born July 14, 1958, in Marion, to Paul and Chris (Kincaid) Hawkins of Marion. He was retired from Seneca Wire. He married Tamara Strahm (Smith) on Aug. 31, 2002. He is survived by his mother, Chris (Kincaid)…

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Evelyn Risner

Evelyn J. “Bobbi” Risner, 83, of Carey, passed away at 12:53 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Upper Sandusky, with family by her side. Born Dec. 24, 1939, in LaPorte, Ind., she was the daughter of Elden and Mary Ann (Smith) Jackson. She married Paul F.…

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Adam Niederkohr

Adam Heath Niederkohr, 46, of Apopka, Fla., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. He was born in Lima, on May 16, 1976, to Larry Niederkohr and Deborah Hurless. He graduated from Grayslake Central High School in Illinois and the Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in industrial nutrition. He had a career in…

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