Area Obituaries

Troyer, Betty A.

Betty A. Troyer, 86, of Apple Creek, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Danbury Senior Living in Wooster. She was born in Sugarcreek on October 5, 1934 to the late Andy J. and Mary Ann (Mullet) Schlabach. After her mother died when she was 9 years old she lived with two of her…

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Gerber, Myra

APPLE CREEK – Myra Gerber, 93, of Apple Creek (formerly of Berlin, Ohio), went to be home with the Lord, July 22, 2021, at the Danbury Senior Living in Wooster, Ohio. A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, July 26, at 11 a.m. at the Fairlawn Mennonite Church in Apple Creek.  Live stream of the…

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Hilty, Kenneth N.

Kenneth N. Hilty, age 80 passed away on July 17, 2021 at Life Care Hospice Center in Wooster, Ohio. He was born March 4, 1941 to the late Paul and Edna (Nussbaum) Hilty. Kenneth attended Alliance Believers Church in Alliance. He was a very faithful man that loved the Lord, Southern Gospel Music and singing.…

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Strader, David J.

Smithville — David J. Strader, age 66, of Smithville, died Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Smithville Western Care Center in Wooster, following a period of declining health. Dave was born on June 23, 1955, in Madisonville, KY, to Don and Wilma (Higgs) Strader, graduated from Wooster High School (Wayne County Career Center) in 1973, and…

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Springer, Evelyn H.

    Wooster — Evelyn H. Springer, age 94, of Wooster, formerly of Parma Heights, died Monday, July 19, 2021, at Danbury Senior Living in Wooster, where she lived for the last three years.   Evelyn was born on February 2, 1927, in Cleveland, to the late Harry and Helen (Monkowski) Miklaszewski and graduated from…

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Lehman, Larry L.

Larry L. Lehman, 70, of Kidron, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 19, 2021. He was born in Wooster on November 29, 1950 to the late Ellis and Jean (Sommer) Lehman and married Lora Orr on May 18, 1974 and she survives. Larry retired from Kidron Body in 2012 and was a former deputy for…

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Troyer, Rachel A.

Rachel A. Troyer, 8 month old daughter of Albert and Verna (Miller) Troyer of 1747 S. Kohler Road, Orrville, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021 at her home from complications of Yoder Dystonia. She was born on October 28, 2020 in Mount Eaton. In addition to her parents, she is survived by nine siblings,…

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Walker, Alvin Jerone

Alvin Jerone Walker, a resident of Dalton, OH, passed away on July 16, 2021 . He was born in Lynchburg, VA on Easter Sunday, March 28, 1948, resulting in the nickname Bunny. Al was a caring man who was generous with his time, knowledge and expertise in many areas. While spending most of his adult…

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Gerber, James L.

Orrville — James L. Gerber, age 92, of Orrville, formerly of Dalton, went to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, July 17, 2021, at his home in Orrville, following a period of declining health. Jim was born on October 30, 1928, in Dover, Ohio, to the late Louis and Selma (Beer) Gerber, graduated from…

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Troyer, Edna E.

Edna E. Troyer, 80, of 1011 S. Carr Road, Orrville, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021 at her home following a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia She was born in Wayne County on July 24, 1940 to the late Eli D. and Mary E. (Yoder) Yoder and married Dan E. Troyer on March…

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