Harold E. Rau

   Harold E. Rau, 84, passed away October 22, 2016, at his home in Bluffton. 

Twylah Lavon Ludwig

   Twylah Lavon Ludwig, 96, passed away Oct. 17, 2016, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.  Twylah was born June 25, 1920, in Bairdstown, Ohio, to the late Arthur and Edna Pearl (Koons) Carnicom.  On May 8, 1948, she married Frederick Ludwig who preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1975.
   Twylah retired from Triplett Corporation, Bluffton, after 38 years.  She was a member of Bluffton Presbyterian Church.  Twylah was an avid gardener, loved feeding “her” squirrels and was a graduate of Bloomdale High School.

Mary Moyer Criblez

   Mary Moyer Criblez, 71, passed away peacefully in the afternoon of Oct. 13, following a stroke, 10 years to the week after the passing of her beloved husband of 40 years Thomas L. Criblez of Bluffton.
   She was born March 8, 1945, in Lima to Adrian and Beulah (Roberts) Moyer who preceded her in death. Her sister, Janice Kuldau also preceded her in death.
   Mary is survived by her two daughters, Linda (Arthur Higbee) Criblez of Saratoga, California, and Sally Criblez of Bethesda, Maryland; her sister, Nancy Saddler of Harrod, Ohio; her brother, Carl (Nolene) Moyer of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and three grandsons, Gabriel,   Jackson and Grant Higbee of Saratoga, California.

LouAnn Osborne

   LouAnn Osborne of Columbus Grove, 79, passed away Oct. 7, 2016. 
   LouAnn was born June 8, 1937, in Lima, Ohio, to the late Edwin and Marcellina (Haselman) Palte. She married Donald Osborne who preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 2012.
   Survivors include daughters Amy (Paul) Shoppell of Van Wert, and Anne Osborne of Columbus Grove; a son, Donald Osborne of Columbus Grove; a grandson, Joseph Shoppell; a granddaughter, Marcy Shoppell; a sister, Rita Plaugher of Harrod; a brother, William (Nancy) Palte, and a sister-in-law Doris Palte.
   She was preceded in death by a son, Edwin Osborne, and a brother, James Palte.

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