Roxanne “Roxy” (Carbine) Bachtold, 64, of London died peacefully, Sunday, May 12, 2019 in her residence.
   Born September 20, 1954 in LaSalle, IL; she was a daughter of Joseph and Betty (Bridson) Carbine.
 A member of the Madison County Vineyard Church; Roxy had worked as a cook, a teacher’s aide, but especially liked working for Ability Services-helping those with special needs.
  Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Doug Bachtold; sister Linda (Carbine) and Andy Gianopappas and their children Anthony and Anna Gianopappas; brother Steve Rogge and sister Sue Rogge.
  She was preceded in death by her mother and father, first husband Elliot Fehr and stepfather Clyde Rogge.
  A celebration of Roxy’s life will be held on May 18th in the Madison County Vineyard Church, 106 Olive St. London, OH.43140 with Pastor Denny Tatman officiating.
    The family will receive friends at the church from 10:30-12:00; Celebration service at 12:00 and a time to share memories of Roxy.  A meal will follow.
   The family suggests memorials in Roxy’s name be sent to either Loving Care Hospice, PO Box 445, London, Ohio 43140 or Madison County Humane Society, PO Box 777, London, Ohio 43140.
   The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London where online condolences for the family may be sent to

Gerald T. Clunk, 78, of Springfield, died Monday, May 13, 2019 in Springfield.
   Born July 29, 1940 in Lisbon; he was the son of Howard and Kathryn (Custer) Clunk.
    A 1958 graduate of Lisbon High School, and a US Marine Corps veteran.  He received the National Defense Service Medal in 2018. In the early 60’s Jerry had worked under the control and supervision of Highway Patrol Officers as an equipment inspector.  In 1965 he was a Police Patrolman for the City of Huron, and from September to December was employed at Mansfield as a correctional officer and was assigned to Sandusky Honor Camp.  He was employed at International Harvester for 17 years as a security guard.  In November 1983 he again began working for the State of Ohio as a correctional officer at London Correctional Institution, and retired as a Lieutenant from Madison Correctional Institution, London in 2003.
   Survivors include his sons Jonathan T. (Diana) Clunk and Christopher T. (Kelly) Clunk; grandsons William “Billy” Clunk and Nicholas Clunk; former wife and friend Sharon (Thompson) Bixler.
   He was preceded in death by his mother and father, sisters Jo Ann Moser and an infant Joyce Kathryn.
   Jerry donated his body to the Wright State Anatomical Gift Program to help medical students.
    Memorial services will be held on 30 May, 1pm, VFW Post 1031, Springfield Ohio and 1 June, 10am, VFW Post 4111, Lisbon Ohio.
    In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in Jerry’s memory be made to a favorite charity of your choice.
   Online condolences for the family may be sent to


Thomas J. Nance, 66, of London died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in Doctors Hospital, Columbus.
   Born March 23, 1953 in Springfield; he was a son of Edward and Gertrude (Haynes) Nance.
   A graduate of Shawnee High School in Springfield; Tom then went to Sinclair University and became a respiratory therapist. He had worked for the former Community Hospital in Springfield before working and retiring from Riverside Methodist Hospital.
   Survivors include his wife of 35 years Lisa (Culley) Nance; son Evan C. Nance of Columbus, daughter Katelyn M. Nance of FL and brother Michael Nance of MS.
   Visitation will be held from 11 AM until 1:00 PM Friday in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 PM with Pastor Grant Edwards officiating. Interment will follow in Somerford Township Cemetery.
   Online condolences for the family may be sent to

Lisa Lynn “Sissy” Stuthard, 45, of London died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in her residence.
       Born December 21, 1973 in London; she was a daughter of Michael and Linda Gail (Bryant) Peterman.
       Lisa loved caring for her granddaughter Chloe Gail, time with family, cooking, baking, and crafting.

    Survivors include her husband of 21 years Mark Allen Stuthard, daughters Allison Lynn Stuthard and Ashley Lynn Stuthard (fiancée Tyler Daily); granddaughter Chloe Gail Daily; father Michael Peterman; sisters Jessica Peterman (John Flynn) and Danielle Peterman (Josh Kimbler), brother Robert Peterman; special nieces and nephews Michael Peterman, Brandon Bricker, Colton and Amelia Bricker, Ryan Bricker, Cohen Bricker (Samantha Stepp), Lacey Barker, Lyric Corbin, Dylan Peterman and Abigail Peterman; many aunts, uncles and cousins, father and mother in law Allen and Doris Stuthard.                                                                                She was preceded in death by her mother Linda Gail Peterman, aunt Nancy Slone, sister in law Denise Peterman, grandfather Donald Bryant, cousin Chad Slone and many other family members. 

        Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Monday in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main street, London. Interment will follow in Paint Memorial Cemetery, London. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3-7 PM Sunday. 

     Memorials in Lisa’s name may be made to the funeral home for the benevolence of the family.                                                                                                   Online condolences for the family may be sent to

Jack Wilbert Durr, age 67, of London, Ohio passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the OSU James Cancer Hospital.
  He was born on August 16, 1951 in Aberdeen, South Dakota to Harry H. and Emma M. Stroh Durr. He was a 1969 graduate of Aberdeen Central High School and he also attended the USC and Northern State University where he received
his bachelor’s degree.  He worked as a machinist and later moved to Ohio to be closer to his grandchildren.  Jack attended the St. John’s Lutheran Church.
  In addition to serving as a technician for NHRA; Jack was an avid Denver Broncos fan, enjoyed gardening, cooking, Nascar and golf.
  Jack was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Jeannie Yost Durr in 2016.
  Survivors include his daughters: Carrie Anne Cavallo with her husband, Michael Windram and Kristine with her husband, Chris Clucus; grandchildren Cora and Ethan VanBuskirk; brothers Ronald (Ginger) Durr and Perry Durr; nieces Macie Durr and Monica Davis; great nieces
Brylnlee and Kadyn Davis; godfather Walter (Wilma) Stroh as well as a host of friends and his two K-9 companions, Dakota and Zoe.
  A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 380 Keny Blvd., London.
  A second service and inurnment will be held at Whitemarsh Memorial Park in Ambler, Pennsylvania at a later date.
  In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made in Jack’s name to The James Cancer Center, 460 W. 10th Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43210 or St. John’s Lutheran Church, 380 Keny Blvd., London, Ohio 43140.
  The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London, Ohio; where online condolences for the family may be sent to

​Mary Ann Wilson, age 68, of Orient, OH went to Heaven on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Born in Columbus, OH to Olive and the late Eugene T. Wilson. She was a graduate of Plains High School Mt. Sterling, Class of 1968 and the Columbus Business University.

  Mary Ann was a medical secretary in many doctor offices in Columbus and Mt. Sterling. She was the longtime medical secretary for Dr. Wong’s office in Mt. Sterling. Mary loved her family and her nieces and nephews she loved as her own. She loved concerts, music, the beach, shopping at yard sales and being with her family.

   Preceded in death by her father Eugene T. Wilson, she is survived by her mother Olive Wilson of Mt. Sterling, life partner and love of her life Bob Brainard of Orient, daughter Holly (Joe) Stage of Orient, granddaughters Blair (Benjamin Imburgia) Brainard of Hilliard and Caitlyn Stage of Vandalia, great granddaughter Olivia Fultz of Vandalia, brothers Bob (Carol) Wilson of Mt. Sterling, Jim (Vicky) Wilson of Grove City and David (Ann) Wilson of Columbus, several nieces and nephews, special aunt and best friend Helen (Bob) Perry of Mt. Sterling and many other relatives and friends. The family would like to thank Pam “Sue” Huffman for all her loving help and care for Mary.

  Family will receive friends 4-8 pm Wednesday at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 West Main St., Mt. Sterling, OH 43143, where Funeral Service will be held 11 am Thursday, May 16, 2019. Interment will follow at Pleasant Cemetery.

Please visit

to send condolences to Mary’s family.

​Linda D. Champer, 71, of London died in her home Thursday May 16, 2019. She was born in Ashland, Kentucky on November 6, 1947 to William J. and Ruth C. (Trautner) Berry.
   Survived by daughters and sons in law Cindy and Jeff Meade Of London, Michelle and Chad Mouser of London; grandchildren Cody (Molly) Meade, Jessica Meade, Samantha Meade, Hunter Mouser and great grandson Cooper Meade. Sister Dawn (Jim) Blackmon of Texas; brothers Steve (Buddy) Berry of Georgia, Bill (Janet) Berry of W. Jefferson, Rusty (Aleta) Berry of W. Jefferson and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Verne N. Champer and sister Beth Hudson.
   Friends may call at the RADER_LYNCH & DODDS FUNERAL HOME on Monday May 20th one hour prior to service at 12:00 PM, with Kelly Armfelt officiating. Burial in Dennison Chapel Cemetery. Condolences to

Carol Ellen Schiff, age 81 of West Jefferson, OH, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Although we are saddened by her death, it is heartwarming to know that Carol is reunited with her two son's and her husband once again. What a glorious day that must have been for Carol. Carol had a love for hats with big colorful flowers and you better believe she had her best hat on when she arrived at the pearly gates to meet her family she has longed to see. Carol worked at Hartco Printing for many years, she was a member of the West Jefferson Zion Lutheran Church, and a past member of the West Jefferson Community Association. Carol and Don took pride working together in the community and also putting together the Ox Roast program book for all to enjoy. Carol is preceded in death by her parents; Harold and Helen Adams, her loving husband Don, and her two son's David, and Jon. Carol is survived by her brother; Pastor Michael ( Rebecca) Adams, grandson; Alac, and his mother Nichole who she loved as a daughter, along with many friends from the community and church members. Carol's brother Michael is planning to hold Memorial Service for Carol at a later date. Please check back for the date and time to be announced.
  In lieu of flowers, the family request friends to please consider making a donation to Rader-McDonald-Tidd Funeral Home, PO Box 22, West Jefferson, OH 43162 to help offset the cost for the family. 

Cynthia Bess (Chenos) Brake, age 85, of West Jefferson, OH passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019, in her residence surrounded by her loving family. Cynthia was born April 27, 1934, in West Jefferson of the late John E. and Henrietta M. (Solomon) Chenos. A graduate of West Jefferson High School in 1952. She retired from Merck Sharp, & Dohme Pharmaceutical Company. She was a long time member of Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Church in West Jefferson.

   Preceded in death by her parents, son Donald L. Brake, brothers and sisters Stephen, George, John, Leona, Madeline, Rita, Marcelia, and Sylvia. She is survived by her husband of 66 years Donald C. Brake, 3 children, Diane (Clint) Casey, Valerie (Matt) Huffman, Chris (Vickie) Brake, 13 grandchildren, and 7 Great-grandchildren.

   Family and friends may call on THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019, between 1-3 P.M. with Vigil Service starting at 2:45 P.M., and an evening visitation 6-8 P.M., at the RADER-McDONALD-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 W. MAIN ST., WEST JEFFERSON, OH, 43162, (614) 879-9222. A Mass Of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M.  FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019, with Father William A. Metzger, Celebrant at the SAINTS SIMON AND JUDE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 9350 HIGH FREE PIKE, WEST JEFFERSON, OH 43162. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, West Jefferson, OH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Church building fund thru BAA. The family is being served by Rader-McDonald-Tidd Funeral Home. 

Janet Carol Kronk, 77, of Millersport, Ohio, formerly of London, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her home, May 10, 2019. Janet was a graduate of Springfield High School and retired from the        Madison County Law Library.
  Janet was the daughter of Reed and Charlotte (Harris) Monroe. She was predeceased in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Roger Kronk; her sister and brother-in-law, Patti and Bill Warren; and her brother Gerald (Jerry) Monroe. She is survived by her children, Brian (Beth) Ray; Shari (Tom) Henry; Rod (Ginger) Kronk; Brad Kronk and her grandchildren, Lindsey, Kaleb, Danielle, Michael (Kailyn), Sally (David), Garrett, Miller and Asa; great-grandchildren, Dakota (Margaret), Cheyenne (Cody) and Michael’s anticipated baby girl; 4 great-great-grandchildren; sister Linda (Roger) Mefford; sister-in-law, Linda Monroe and numerous nieces and nephews.
   Janet loved her family and over the years touched the lives of many. She was always willing to offer a helping hand to anyone that needed it. She enjoyed reading, watching cheesy monster movies, gardening, playing the piano, rooting for the Buckeyes and going through Brian and Beth’s auction treasures.
   Janet regretted not being able to spend more time with her friends, but her health had gotten to the point where it was very difficult for her to get out. She never complained about her condition and she treated each day as a gift. She was an amazing mother, grandmother, wife and friend and we are going to miss her tremendously.
   The family would like to thank Vitas Hospice for their wonderful  support during this hard time.
   A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at Kirkwood Cemetery in London, Ohio. Everyone is welcome to attend and dress is casual. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any humane society or homeless shelter.

Mary P. Stage, age 82, of Mt. Sterling, OH, went home to the Lord and met her Savior on Friday, May 10, 2019.  Born to the late Hugh and Nevada Collins, Mary married John William Stage, Jr. in 1950.  Along with 17 others, Mary was one of Mt. Sterling's first EMT's in 1975.  She was a long-time member of Mt. Sterling Church of Christ in Christian Union.

  In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her brothers Leroy, Delbert and Kenny and by her sister Corrine.

  She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, John William Stage, Jr., her children: Carol (Greg) Westfall of Pigeon Forge, TN, Mike Stage of Mt. Sterling, John William Stage, III of Columbus, OH, Mark (Cindy) Stage of Grove City, OH, Rose (Russell) Tope of London, OH, Donna (George) Miller of Pigeon Forge, Aaron (Amber) Stage of Pigeon Forge and Minnie Callaway of West Jefferson, OH, also by her numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her many friends and her loving church family at Mt. Sterling Church of Christ in Christian Union. 

   Family will receive friends from 4:00-7: 00 p.m. TUESDAY at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 West Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH 43143 (740)-869-2777 and again from 10:00a.m.-11:00a.m. WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2019 where her Funeral Service will follow the visitation and begin at 11:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY with Reverend John Burr, officiating.  Burial will follow at Pleasant Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, OH.  Please share your favorite memory of Mary on this webpage or send your condolences to her family.​

                               Richard Arden Heisler
                                   "Grandpa" & "Uncle Dick"
                                     Richard Arden Heisler passed away

                                     quietly May 8th, 2019 at the home

                                    of his son Brandon in the company

                            of family, where he'd been waging a yearlong battle with neuroendocrine carcinoma. He passed away peacefully in the middle of the night.
      He was born 2:31am on 11/5/42 in Willard, Ohio, the eldest son of Russell and Hazel. He grew up in Willard, moved away, came back, moved away and now is coming home again.  He's survived by three sisters, Karen (Joe) Sawyer, Deanne (Bud) Trill, Cindy (Ken) Shoup; two sons, Rod (Janine) and Brad (Sharon); a daughter, Gretchen (Eric) Kuhn; and eleven grandchildren, all who love him dearly and will miss laughing with him, traveling with him, his laugh, and his easy demeanor.
  He was in the Marine Corps, worked on the railroad, lived in Chicago, worked in a car factory, learned to teach, got a Master's in Education, coached football, sampled asbestos, scolded his children (and others), ran fishing charters, allegedly sank a boat in Lake Erie, sold trailers in Texas, and ultimately returned home to finish his time out in Ohio with his son and his family.
   Family and friends may gather at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, from 2:00-4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM, where his funeral service will be on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Dale George officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the James Cancer Center, 460 West 10th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43210. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

​                                  Carl Allen Keller, 73of South 

                                   Vienna died Saturday, May 18, 

                                   2019, in his home. He was born in 

                                   Lima, Ohio on September 1, 1945, to

                                    Louis and Hazel (Thomas) Keller. 
                                           A loving soul, Carl was deeply

committed to his family. His love and support for his children were unquestionable as he jumped at the opportunity to assist them during hard times and good.  He devotedly attended sporting events of his entire extended family, ensuring he had an opportunity to cheer for everyone.
  He retired from Navistar in 1998 after 32 years of dedicated service.  In semi-retirement, he spent more than 20 years enjoying working and traveling with D.J.’s National Food Service. He had a passion for the outdoors especially hunting, fishing, canoeing and camping in the company of his family and friends. 
  He loved coaching all of his children and their friends and earned the moniker “Captain Carl”.  He gave back to his community in his younger years as a volunteer firefighter for the Harmony Township. 
   One of his greatest pleasures in life was spending Fridays with his wife in the role of Granny and Pap, babysitting their great-grandchildren. 
  Survived by wife Toni (Hill) Keller; daughters Tammy (Steve) Schafer of Springfield, Tracy (Mark) McGhie of Portland, Maine, Tricia (Shad) Severance of Delaware, OH; son Chad A. Keller of London. Carl was known as "Pap" to grandchildren Jessica (Brett) Ridder, Jordan (Matt) Porter, Emily and Samuel Schafer, Drake and Cole McGhie, Katie (future husband Jake Hetterscheidt), Kyler and Karlie Severance, Hannah and Daniel Keller; great-grandchildren Charlie and Abe Ridder and Maxwell Porter; sister Judy Smith of Zolfo Springs, FL; sisters in law Helen Keller of Wapakoneta, Teri Bennett (Doug Rammel) of Springfield and brother in law Tim (Lisa) Hill of London. Numerous nieces and nephews and many friends. Preceded in death by parents, brother Fred, daughter in law Brandy Keller, best friend David Powell, mother and father in law Jesse and Jackie Hill.
  Friends may call at the South Vienna United Church from 4-7 PM Thursday with memorial service following with Rev. Scott Griswald officiating. Private inurnment will be held at a later date. Services for Carl have been entrusted to the RADER-LYNCH & DODDS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, London. Condolences to Memorial contributions to:

Wildlife Central Office
2045 Morse Road Building G-1
Columbus, OH 43229-6693