Obituaries

Doris L. Rockhill

Doris L. Rockhill, 91 died at 8:40 PM October 15, 2011 at Richland Manor, Bluffton.  She was born May 4, 1920 in Toledo to Dr. John A. and Quartense Thomas Evans.  On December 1, 1942 she married Donald W. Rockhill and he died July 16, 2000.

Betty L. Bash

Betty L. Bash, 88 died at 5:00 PM October 14, 2011 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.  She was born February 4, 1923 in West Mansfield, Ohio to William “Jack” and Marjorie (Salter) Frost.  On July 21, 1940 she married Dallas J. Bash and he died November 28, 2007.

Pauline M. Geiger

Pauline M. Geiger, 83, of Pandora died at 8:22 am October 10, 2011 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.  She was born December 25, 1927 in Detroit. MI to Robert and Hazel Sams Thomas.  On July 27, 1956 she married Grover Geiger and he survives.
Mrs. Geiger was Secretary/Treasurer of Geiger Transportation, Archbold and Country Acres, Pandora.  She was a member of Grace Mennonite Church, Pandora and a former member of the Shawnee Country Club.  Pauline grew up in Lima and graduated from Lima South High School.  She attended Anderson (Indiana) College.

Wilma Bucher

Wilma Bucher, 95, of Pandora died at 11:21 a.m. September 27, 2011 at the Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. She was born October 19, 1915 in Pandora to Levi and Katherine Lehman Neuenschwander.  On January 14, 1983 she married Vernon Bucher and he preceded her in death on August 5, 2000.
Wilma retired from Triplett Corp., Bluffton.  She was a member of Grace Mennonite Church, Pandora and a graduate of Pandora High School. 
She enjoyed working in her flower garden, crossword puzzles and reading.
Survivors include a stepson, Norman (Mary Ann) Bucher of Findlay, a stepdaughter, Delores Warmuth of Lima, and two sisters, Margaret Burkholder and Virginia (Eugene) Augsburger both of Lima.  She was preceded in death by four brothers, Delbert, Wilbur, Vilas and Edward Neuenschwander, and two sisters, Lenna Kuntz and Minnie Steiner.

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