Ralph E. Croninger, 98, of McClure, Ohio died peacefully on Thursday, February 9th, 2023 at Grand Rapids Care Center surrounded by his family. He was born April 24, 1924 in Grelton, Ohio to the late Willis and Martha (Zook) Croninger. On June 19th, 1943 he was married to Betty Lou (Conn) Croninger in Whitehouse, Ohio and she preceded him in death on October 26, 2016.
Peggy Loretta Stamm, 72, of Napoleon, Ohio passed away at the Henry County Hospital on Thursday, February 2, 2023. She was born in Napoleon, the only child of Chester Dwight and Margaret Ann (Sherman) Stam on July 20, 1950.
On Thursday, February 9, 2023, John Earl Piatt Sr., of Perrysburg, OH, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. John was born March 12, 1935 to Earl and Ruby Piatt. He was 87 years old.
Jeremy Ronald Prowant, 50 passed away on January 27, 2023 at St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson, Nevada. He was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on December 7,1972 to Jerry and Rebecca (Smith) Prowant.
Lois Ann Jennings, 82, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Monday February 6, 2023. She was born on August 10, 1940 in Bowling Green to Dale and Mabel (Burkholder) Jennings.
Robert W. Lemmerbrock, 92, of Bowling Green, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 6, 2023, at Bowling Green Manor. He was born in North Baltimore, Ohio, on May 7, 1930, to Julia (Greive) and John Lemmerbrock. Bob was a graduate of Bowling Green High School. He enlisted in the Ohio National Guard and was called to active duty in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He served in Korea as a heavy equipment operator for post-conflict reconstruction. After receiving an honorable discharge, Robert met Catherine “Kay” Chamberlain at a dance at Meadowbrook in Bascom, Ohio. On April 18, 1959, they married at Hope Lutheran Church in Bowling Green. They raised four children and celebrated nearly 64 years of marriage together before Kay’s passing just a month ago.
William “Bill” Fredrick Crone, age 93 of Bowling Green, Ohio, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2023, surrounded by family and friends. Bill was born on May 3, 1929, at Bixby Hospital to the late William H. and Clara M. (Knoblouch) Crone of Adrian, Michigan. At the age of three, his family moved to Montpelier, Ohio, where he graduated from Montpelier High School in 1947. He was very active in athletics, having received three letters in high school football and four in track and field. He was also active in the Boy Scouts and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Bill excelled academically in high school and did well on Ohio Scholarship tests in General Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Advanced Algebra. He also placed in the State of Ohio in General Scholarship for High School Seniors. Bill was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland but due to an eyesight issue, instead, chose to attend Bowling Green State University.
Jack Edward Diehl, 89, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away February 5, 2023. He was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania on September 28, 1933 to the late Paul and Esther (Helmuth) Diehl. He married Alta McCrae on July 17, 1955 and she survives in Bowling Green.
Mark S. Wilburn, age 65, of Pemberville, OH passed away unexpectedly and peacefully at his home on Saturday, February 4, 2023.
It was always easy to find Jeff Barnes. Just go to Grounds for Thought in downtown Bowling Green. He would be sitting at his favorite table, dubbed “table 5,” reading, writing, and entertaining friends who would stop to talk.