Obituaries

Ralph C. Rammel

   Ralph C. Rammel, 92, of Bluffton died at 6:43  p.m., Feb. 24, at Bluffton Hospital.  He was born Dec. 25, 1922, in Ft. Recovery to the late John and Clara Homan Rammel. On Feb. 14, 1947, he married Geneva Blaksley who preceded him in death on April 24, 1990.
   Ralph retired from the Nickel Plate/Norfolk & Western Railroad. He was a past board member of the L.E. & W. Federal Credit Union and a member of the Bluffton Senior Citizens where he was a past board member and for over 25 years worked the loom making rugs. Ralph helped his wife in her decorating shop.  He enjoyed woodworking and made picture frames and miniature furniture.  Ralph enjoyed playing Santa Claus. He was a graduate of Ft. Recovery High School.

Betty J. Hauenstein

    Betty J. Hauenstein, 87, Bluffton, died at 11:10 p.m. Feb. 26 at Willow Ridge, Bluffton.  She was born June 13, 1927, in Columbus Grove to the late Wilbur and Edna Glancy Risser.  On August 14, 1947, she married Ellis B. Hauenstein who preceded her in death on March 15, 2011.

Betty J. Hauenstein

    Betty J. Hauenstein, 87, Bluffton, died at 11:10 p.m. Feb. 26 at Willow Ridge, Bluffton.  She was born June 13, 1927, in Columbus Grove to the late Wilbur and Edna Glancy Risser.  On August 14, 1947, she married Ellis B. Hauenstein who preceded her in death on March 15, 2011.

Malbea Ann Rohrer

    Malbea Ann Rohrer of Atlanta, Ga., age 83, died Feb. 4. Survivors include her six children: Mark David Heilman, John Tracy Heilman, Frederick Hoffman Heilman, Malbea Ann LaPete, Lauriat Heilman, and Dawn Marie Thackery; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Her body was donated to the Emory University School of Medicine. A celebratory memorial service is being planned.
   She was preceded in death by parents Fred and Stella Lauriat and sister Thorne Lauriat.
   She was a graduate of Bluffton High school, class of 1949.

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