Rev. Donald D. Laude, 85, Marquette, Kansas, entered his eternal glory, Sunday, May 22, 2016. He was born April 7, 1931, in Black Wolf, Wisconsin, to Arnold and Anna Laude. On July 28, 1951, he married Phyllis Blaske at Christ Lutheran Church in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. They were blessed with 64 years of marriage and seven children. He graduated in 1956 from Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Seminary with a Master’s of Divinity. His last congregation service was at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Salina and Peace Lutheran in Russell for 10 years. Pastor Laude served the Lord for 41 years in the public ministry. After retirement, he and Phyllis resided in Marquette where he enjoyed teaching two Bible classes each week at their home. His hobbies included woodworking and playing the drums in the Salina Municipal Band and Van’s German Band.
John C. Lloyd, age 94, of Parma, beloved husband of the late Wilma E. Lloyd (nee Wasen); loving father of Charles E. Lloyd (Claudia) of North Royalton, Ohio, Jeff A. Lloyd (Cathy) of Jamestown, North Carolina, and Lora M. Lawrence (Don) of Findlay, Ohio; dear grandfather of Aaron (Amy), Vanessa, Ryan (Claire), Mandy Umberger (Larry), Kent (Missy), Kimberly, and Melissa; great-grandfather of Lydia, Jay and Rielynn; dear brother of the late Dorothy Lloyd passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. John was a proud dedicated Veteran of WWII and Korea. Memorials may be forwarded to the Alzheimer’s Association Cleveland Area Chapter, 23215 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 300, Beachwood, Ohio 44122.
Jon R. Parkins, 56, passed away surrounded by his family on May 13, 2016, at the James Center in Columbus. He was born March 29, 1960, in Bluffton, Ohio, to William H. Parkins and Katherine V. Parkins, both of whom preceded him in death.
Dean D. Dearth, age 83, died on May 13, 2016, at 11:50 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima. He was born on May 17, 1932, in Orange Township, Hancock County, Ohio, the house he lived in, to J. Kenneth and Mabel L. (Montgomery) Dearth who preceded him in death. On August 26, 1950, he married Sarah B. Willeke, and she survives in Ada.