Clara M. Huey



01/30/1929-10/07/2013
 
Clara M. Huey age 84, 615 East Water Street Portland passed away Monday in the Jay County Hospital.  She was born in Bryant January 30, 1929 the daughter of Arthur and Ersie (Rohrer) Worth.  She was married October 12, 1947 to Arthur L. Huey who passed away October 14, 1994.  She retired from Jay Products and also had worked at the Bryant Elevator and Terrace Lodge Motel.  She was a member of the Westchester United Methodist Church and was a bowler.
 
Surviving are three sons Roger Huey of Bryant, Jim Huey of Geneva and Arthur Huey of Geneva, Three daughters Mrs. Steve (Debra) Miller of Portland, Linda Hilgeford of Bryant and Mrs. Don (Kathy) Roberts of Dearborn Heights, Mi., Two brothers John Worth of Coldwater, Mi and Lester Worth of Heath, Ohio, Three sisters Mary Boozier of Portland, Norma Tullis of Portland and Vera Middaugh of Portland, Nineteen grandchildren and twenty two great grandchildren
 
Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:00 A.M. in the Westchester United Methodist Church with Pastor Darrel Borders presiding.  Burial will follow in the Gravel Hill Cemetery in Bryant.  Visitation will be Friday from 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home and prior to the services at the church.  Memorials can be made to the Westchester United Methodist Church Building Fund.


Barbara J. Logon



10/16/1930-10/05/2013
 
Barbara J. Logon age 82, 2818 Queen Palm Drive Edgewater, Florida passed away Saturday in Florida.  She was born in Bryant October 16, 1930 the daughter of Vernon and Vera (Butcher) Smith.  She was married July 2, 1948 to Marion F. Logan and he died September 2, 2005.  She was a homemaker.
 
Surviving are four sons Marlin Logan of New Smyrna Beach, Fl., Marshall Logan of Maryville, Tn., Marvin Logan of Edgewater, Fl. and John Logan of Marion, IN.  Six grandchildren and Five great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a son Mark Logan.
 
Private services will be held through Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Colter presiding.  Burial will be in the Gravel Hill Cemetery in Bryant.  Memorials can be made to
Online condolences at www.bairdfreeman.com


Peggy Robinette



10/08/1939-10/02/2013
 
Peggy Robinette age 73, 606 East Main Street Berne, Indiana and of Meadowvale Nursing Home in Bluffton passed away Wednesday in Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.  She was born in Portland October 8, 1939 the daughter of Evelyn and Ruby (Zeigler) Updike.  She was married to Jack E. Robinette who passed away on July 1, 1970. She was retired from C.T.S. in Berne.  She was a member of the Moose Lodge in Decatur.
 
Surviving are a son Charles Robinette of Decatur.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:00 A.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Pennville. 
 
Visitation will be prior to the services.  Memorials can be made to the choice of the donor.


Ross E. Timmons



 08/30/1921-09/30/2013
 
Ross E. Timmons age 92, 306 East Elder Street Portland passed away Monday afternoon in Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.  He was born in Portland August 30, 1921 the son of Ross E. and Cora (Harmon) Timmons Sr.  He was married May 23, 1942 to Dorothy McClung who survives. He served with the U.S. Army under General Patton in the 95th Infantry in Germany.  He was retired from Sheller-Globe after thirty six years.  He was Past Exalted Ruler and Lifetime member of Portland Elks Lodge, Fifty year member of Portland Lions Club, Portland Moose Lodge, Bryant Senior Citizens  and member of American Legion Post #211.
 
Surviving are one son Michael E. Timmons (wife Deanna) of Clermont, Fl. and one daughter Mrs. Mike (Nancy) Green of Ft. Recovery, Ohio,  Four grandchildren and Seven great grandchildren
 
Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 A.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery with military graveside rites by American legion Post #211.  Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. and one hour prior to services on Friday. Memorials can be made to State of the Heart Hospice or Jay County Cancer Society.


Fredrick D. Glessner



 10/15/1936-09/30/2013
 
Fredrick D. Glessner age 76, 2858 East 300 North Portland passed away Monday afternoon at his residence.  He was born in Portland October 15, 1936 the son of Haskell and Georgia (Shoemaker) Glessner.  He was married December 8, 1962 to Judith C. Bailey who survives.  He served with the U.S. Airforce and was a member of Harrisville Congregational Church.  He was retired from United and Sprint Telephone Companies. 
 
Surviving are his wife Judith, Two sons Alden Glessner of Portland and Fredrick D. Glessner Jr. of Geneva, Four daughters Edwina Sue Gorzen of Jackson, Mi. and Robbi Forslund of Spring Lake, Mi.,  Roxana Mortimer of Lowmansville, Ky. and Susan Knepper of Plymouth, In., One brother Sam Glessner of Portland, Seventeen grandchildren and twenty five great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by two sons Stephen Glessner and William R. Tyson
 
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:00 A.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Coleman Smith presiding. Burial will follow in the Center Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 – 8:00 P.M.  Memorials can be made to the Shrine Childrens Hospital.


Herbert B. Boukater



01/20/1933-09/28/2013
 
Herbert B. Boukater age 80, 615 West Main Street Portland passed away Saturday evening in Celina Manor in Celina, Ohio.  He was born January 20, 1933 in Moultrie, Ga. the son of Brantley and Sarah (Lawrence) Murphy.  He was married August 21, 1981 to Joyce Brotherton who survives.  He served with the U.S. Navy.  He was an electrician and worked for E.P.C. in Geneva.
 
Surviving are his wife Joyce, Two sons Kenny Boukater of Ft. Myers, Fl. and Eddie Boukater of Florida, Two daughters Debbie Oberlies of Florida and Laura Kelly of Miami, Fl., Two step sons Robert Brotherton of Portland and Mark Brotherton of Dunkirk, Four step-daughters Julie Furby of Winchester, Teresa Affolder of Portland, Shelley Heaps of Fort Worth, Tx. and Diana Burkhart of Monroe, One grandson and several step-grandchildren and great grandchildren
 
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Joe Hines presiding.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M.  Memorials can be made to the family.


Dale Allen Anderson



02/19/1962-09/28/2013
 
Dale Allen Anderson age 51, 346 East 400 North Portland passed away Saturday morning in Maple Park Village in Indianapolis.  He was born in Portland February 19, 1962 the son of Charles and Darlean (Kile) Anderson.  He was married to Julie Stults who survives.  He was a security broker for Schwabs Investments in Indianapolis.  He was a 1980 Jay County High School graduate.
 
Surviving are his parents Charles and Darlene Anderson of Portland, Two sons Adam Anderson and Parker Anderson both of Fishers and one brother Jeff Anderson of Decatur.
 
Private funeral services will be held through the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with burial in the Little Salamonia Cemetery.  Memorials can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association or Choice of the Donor.


Majorie M. Rupe



04/23/1912-09/26/2013
 
Marjorie M. Rupe age 101, 409 South Helen Street Portland passed away at her residence.  She was born in Fort Recovery, Ohio April 23, 1912 the daughter of Jesse and Velma (Huffman) Denney.  She was married in 1934 to Gerald Rupe and he preceded her in death on April 2, 1986.  She had been a Avon Representative for over 50 years. She was a member of the Jay County Hospital Aux., Gamma Nu Sorority and Women of the Moose.
 
Surviving are one son David M. Rupe  (wife Nancy) of Pennville and one daughter Judith E. Kimmel of Portland, Three grandchildren, Seven great grandchildren and Five Great great grandchildren.
 
Funeral services will be Monday at 10:00 A.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Hugh Kelly presiding.  Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M.  Memorials can be made to the Jay County Hospital Aux.


Lila Jean Ashley



01/08/1925-09/24/2013
 
Lila Jean Ashley age 88, 111 Pilgrim Drive Portland died Tuesday with her family by her side.  She was born in Bryant January 8, 1925 the daughter of Alva Ray and Anna R. (Glentzer) Orr.  She was married July 8, 1957 to Charles F. Ashley who passed September 17, 2002.  She was a Registered Nurse and worked for the Jay County Hospital as well as Marin Hospital in California.  She was also a nurse in the U.S. Army.
 
Surviving are three sons Michael Ashley of Zionsville, Patrick Ashley of Indio, Ca. and Jeff Ashley of Placentia, Ca., Two sisters Joan Freiberger of Vandalia, Ohio and Rosemary Weaver of Portland and Two granddaughters
 
Funeral services will be Sunday at 2:00 P.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Flint Redwine presiding.  Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M.  Memorials can be made to the Southside Church of Christ or The Portland Foundation.


Wilma Stoner



07/13/1931-09/21/2013
 
Wilma Stoner age 82, 101 Pierce Street Portland passed away Saturday in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare.  She was born in Coldwater, Ohio July 13, 1931 the daughter of Bernard and Alvina Heitkamp.  She was married August 19, 1950 to Paul L. Stoner and he died May 4, 1986.  She was retired from C.T.S. in Berne.  She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Portland Moose Lodge, Portland Eagles Lodge and American Legion Aux.
 
Surviving are two sons David Stoner of Portland and Joseph Stoner of Portland, One daughter Mrs. Mike (Kathy) Frazier of Ridgeville, two sisters Marie Glassford of Fremont, In. and Marilyn Wray of Union City, In.,  Five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.  She was preceded in death by a daughter Madonna Frazier.
 
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:00 A.M. in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr. Robert Moran presiding.  Burial will follow in the Salamonia Cemetery.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00 – 6:00 P.M. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home.  Memorials can be made to Family Hospice and Healthcare or Choice of the Donor. 


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