Obituaries

Charlotte Vance

Charlotte Virginia Vance, 77, of New Matamoras, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. McClure-Schafer-Lankford is assisting the family.

Garland Tatterson Jr.

Garland Tatterson Jr., of Groveport, died Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Brookdale Lakeview Crossing in Groveport. He was born in Watertown, Ohio to the late Garland and Mrytle Tatterson. Garland was a graduate of Belpre High School, he then received his Bachelors from Marietta College and ...

Margaret Eloise Meyer

Margaret Eloise Meyer, 93, of The Woman’s Home Marietta passed away at 11:15 pm, September 19, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born November 10, 1924 in Whitley County, IN to Joseph and Clara (Auer) Fiedler. During World War II, Margaret and her toddler son traveled around ...

Funeral services

Charles Merckle - Services 11 a.m. Thursday, St. Paul’s Church, Sardis. Elizabeth Pottmeyer - Funeral Liturgy with mass 10 a.m. Friday, St. John’s Catholic Church, Churchtown. Burial church cemetery. Visitation 2-8 today, Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home, Rosary 2 p.m.

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Elizabeth Catherine O’Linn Pottmeyer “Betty”

Elizabeth Catherine O’Linn Pottmeyer “Betty”, 86, of Churchtown died Monday, September 18, 2017 at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg surrounded by her family. Born February 15, 1931, she was the daughter of Walter Thomas O’Linn and Ada Bules O’Linn of Churchtown. Betty ...

Charles Merckle

Charles David Merckle, 88, New Matamoras, Ohio, died Sept. 19, 2017. Visitation 5-8 p.m. today, Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, St. Paul’s Church, Sardis. Arrangements by Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield.

Funeral services

Bettty Doan - Visitation 5-8 p.m. today, McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home. Graveside services noon Thursday, Putnam Cemetery. Robert Hague - Visitation noon to 1 p.m. today, at the church. Funeral service 1 p.m. today, Summerfield Church of Christ, 602 East Cross Street, Summerfield. ...

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James (Gene) Eugene Wells

James (Gene) Eugene Wells, 83, of Belpre, Ohio, died at his residence on Sunday, He was born in Monroe County, Ohio on January 26, 1934 and was the son of the late Oscar and Grace Ellen Mason Wells. He was a member of the North End Church of Christ. He was an U.S. Army veteran. He retired from ...

Betty Louise Doan

Betty Louise Doan, 91, went to join her family from Harmar Place on September 18, 2017. She was born in Massillon, OH on July 13, 1926 to the late Carl L Rose and Georgette R. Clay Zura. Betty had worked in the cafeteria for Marietta City Schools and at Warren’s IGA. She loved to cook ...

B. Kurt Ludwig

B. Kurt Ludwig, 76, of Marietta, Ohio, passed peacefully Sept. 13, 2017 in his home. He was born Nov. 7, 1940 to Elizabeth Williams and Beman Gates Ludwig in Salem, Ohio. Kurt attended Salem City Public Schools, German Universitat Heidelberg, Marietta College, and the University of Pittsburgh ...

Stacie A. Manter

Stacie A. Manter, 48, of Marietta, OH passed away on September 5, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 26, 1969 in Wheeling, WV to John and Veronica Powell. Stacie was a preschool interventionist for the Ohio Valley Education Service Center and worked at Putnam ...

Robert Hague

Robert “Bob” E. Hague, 76, of Sarahsville, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Visitation 2-8 p.m. today, Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell and noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Summerfield Church of Christ, 602 East Cross ...

Funeral services

Margaret Barth - Services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St. Burial Putnam Cemetery. Visitation 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today. Charles Caldwell - Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home. Graveside services 11 a.m. Highland Ridge ...

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Virgil Erb

Virgil "Cricket" Erb, 80, of Marietta, died Sept. 17, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 27, 1937, in Marietta to Virgil Erb and Margaret Best Hasley. Virgil was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He married Anna Becker on Aug. 9, 1964. Virgil worked for and retired from DuPont ...

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Margaret E. Barth

Margaret E. Barth 72, of Marietta, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital surrounding by her family. She was born on Oct. 31, 1944, in Braxton County, W.Va., to the late Earl Lee and Hattie May Shaver Ratliff. Margaret was a wife, mother, grandmother, and ...

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Carl E. and Virginia W. Magers

Carl E. Magers, 77, of Marietta, passed away on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at his home. He was born Jan. 28, 1940, a son of the late Carl Franklin Magers and Betty McCracken Magers. He was employed at Dravo and also as a truck driver. Carl enjoyed NASCAR, Ohio State football, camping, fishing and ...

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Charles F. Caldwell

Charles Franklin Caldwell, 96, of Marietta, passed away on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at Brookdale Senior Living Facility. He was born Feb. 11, 1921, in Pennsboro, W.Va., to the late Russell "Archie" Caldwell and Lilly Jane Samples Caldwell. Chuck was a graduate of Marietta High School and ...

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Leslie E. Holiday

Leslie E. Holiday, 48, of Lowell, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oct. 7, 1968, in Marietta, Ohio, to the late Roger William and Susan Joan Rutter Holiday. Les loved motorcross and hunting. He is survived by two sons, Leslie "Lee" ...

Helen H. Gugel

Helen H. Gugel was born August 9, 1918, in Senecaville, Ohio, the daughter of Michael and Elizabeth Garnet Harahus. She was one of five children, one, Elizabeth, who died as a child and 3 others. She was preceded in death by her brothers, John and David Harahus and in 2007 by her sister, Mary ...

Lewis McLauren Yeager

Lewis McLauren Yeager, 83, of Marietta passed in his home on August 26, 2017 from complications of cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family. Lew was born in Marlington, WV and was the son of Lewis “Tom” Yeager and Irma Marshall Yeager. He graduated from Parkersburg High School and ...