Obituaries

Donna Badertscher

   Donna Badertscher, 88, of Bluffton died at 5:07 am April 16, 2012, at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.  She was born June 19, 1923 in Hoytville to Floyd and Hester Boyer Dishong.  On July 22, 1944 she married Lester Badertscher and he preceded her in death on January 9, 1997.
   Mrs. Badertscher was a homemaker.  She enjoyed gardening and reading.  She was a member of St. John Mennonite Church, Pandora and a graduate of Hoytville High School.

R. John Snow

   R. John Snow, a faithful follower of Jesus Christ, left his earthly home as a result of a skiing accident and entered his heavenly home on March 11, 2012, at the age of 70. He and his wife, Lucille, made their home near West Burke, Vermont.
   He was born August 24, 1941, in Ithaca, New York, the son of Richard and Winnifred Palmer Snow, both deceased. His education included grade school years in a one-room schoolhouse in Caroline Center, NY, graduating from Ithaca High School in 1959. He received a BA in mathematics in 1963 from The King’s College, Briarcliff Manor, NY, a master’s in education in 1967 from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, and the Masters of Divinity from Grace Theological Seminary in 1974, Winona Lake, IN.

M. Joyce Hall

   M. Joyce Hall, 77, of Lima, Ohio died on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at 9:25 P.M. at Springview Manor Nursing Home in Lima, Ohio.
Born Wednesday, October 3, 1934 in Lima, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Walter Bruns and the late Donna Moon Bruns. She married Donald Hall on July 15, 1952 and he preceded her in death on December 15, 1976.
   She was employed by the State of Ohio. Prior to that she was employed by Triplett Corp.
She was a member of Forest Park United Methodist Church, Lima, Ohio and a long time volunteer at Lima Memorial Hospital.

Kathryn Mae Snyder

   Kathryn Mae Snyder, 90 of Bluffton died on March 29, 2012 at 5:35 p.m. at the Mennonite Memorial Home. She was born December 3, 1921 to Elza and Marjorie (McBride) Dodge in Ada, Ohio. On April 16, 1939 she married Charles Keith Snyder who preceded her in death on January 18, 2008.

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