BERLIN -- Chad Alan Reinford, 26, of Berlin, left this world June 23, 2017, and is now in the arms of Jesus. He was born Jan. 6, 1991, to Vernon and Kathryn (ne Hostetler) Reinford in Louisville, where he lived most of his life. Chad graduated from Louisville High School and R.G.
KIDRON -- Ada Mae Hamilton, 69, of Kidron, and formerly of Mount Eaton, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017 at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster. She was born in Wooster on Oct. 25, 1947 to the late David and Katie (Hershberger) Troyer and had lived most of her life near Mount Eaton.
MERIDIAN TWP., Mich. -- Eva "Eve" Doris (Purdy) Boldman passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on June 20, 2017 in Haslett, Mich. Eve was born in Glenmont March 7, 1932. The daughter of the late Herman J. and Cecil M. (Mullet) Purdy, Eve was the youngest of three children.
MOUNT EATON -- Brenda K. Holcomb, 66, of Mount Eaton, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark following a period of declining health.
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FREDERICKSBURG -- Isaiah D. Raber, infant son of Daniel and Lucinda Raber, went to be with Jesus on Monday, June 19, 2017, from complications of Trisomy 18. He was born at 12:02 p.m. and was lovingly held and surrounded by his family until he died peacefully at 1:55 p.m.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.