Area Obituaries

Wayne Walton

Wayne F. Walton, 93, of Sycamore, passed away peacefully on July 16, 2018. Wayne was born on June 22, 1925, to B.F. and Mabel (Everhart) Walton. He graduated from Sycamore High School in 1943 and was a veteran of the United States Army in World War II from 1944-1946 obtaining the rank of sergeant. As…

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David Barchus

David Barchus, 69, of Carey, died Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. He was born Jan. 10, 1949, in Fostoria, son of the late Alma (Babb) and Harold (Hank) Barchus Jr. Dave married Karen J. Turnbell on Jan. 20, 1968, in Weston, Mich. She preceded him in death on Dec. 15,…

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Robert Munroe

Robert B. Munroe, 72, Tiffin, died at his residence on Monday, July 16, 2018. Robert is survived by his step-sons, Nathan (Krystal) Price and Phillip (Hailey) Price, both of Tiffin. There will be no services held at the request of Robert. Arrangements were handled by Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

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Barbara Ratliff

Barbara Ann Ratliff, Carey, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 10:21 a.m. at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. She was born Sept. 12, 1950, in Sandusky, to the late Joseph and Donna (Zollars) McCoy. She married Hamilton Ratliff on July 27, 1974, and later divorced. She is survived by her children, Christopher (Trudy) Ratliff of…

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Florence Frasure

Florence E. “Liz” Frasure, 76, Findlay, died at 4:58 p.m. Sunday, July 15, 2018, at her daughter’s residence near Ottawa. Surviving are a son, Joe A. (Heather) Frasure of Findlay; and a daughter, Jennifer Lee (Tom) Hovest of Ottawa. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 18, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral…

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Christian Lang

Christian Kennedy Lang, 16, Carey, died Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus. He is survived by his mother, Ashley (Jordan) Swain and step-father, Christopher Swain, both of Carey; and siblings, Kaylee Lang, Findlay; Camden Lang, Gwendalynne, Alexandria and Raivyn Swain, all of Carey. A private family service will be held at a later…

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Shirley Dunlap

Shirley M. Dunlap, 71, Upper Sandusky, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018, at 12:30 a.m. at Wyandot Memorial Hospital in Upper Sandusky. She is survived by her children, William C. (Kelly) Dunlap of Sycamore; Todd A. (Janet) Dunlap of McCutchenville; and Corinna Dunlap. A celebration of life service was held July 14 at Lucas-Batton Funeral…

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Kenneth Risley

Kenneth R. Risley, 82, Sycamore, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018, at 1:15 p.m. at home. He is survived by his wife, Jocelyn E. (Geary) Risley, and children, Julie (Joe) Thomas, Upper Sandusky; Joan (Tim) Davidson, rural Tiffin; and Mark (Diana) Risley, Caledonia. Visitation was scheduled to be held Tuesday, July 17, from 10…

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Louis Bateson

Louis R. Bateson, 85, of Findlay and formerly of Jerry City, passed away at 10:04 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.  He was born on Oct. 7, 1932, in Toledo, to the late Lloyd and Mildred (Kitchen) Bateson. He married Shirley Eidson on May 29, 1965, and she survives. Louis…

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Ramon Secord

Arlington resident Ramon Lee Secord, known as Buster by his family and Shorty by his friends, died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 3:12 a.m. at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was 84 years old. Born on May 21, 1934, in Mt. Victory, he was the son of the late Lester Dale and Lena (Davidson)…

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