Death notices 9-11-12

Rev. Virginia Spillman
Sept. 6, 2012
GROVERTOWN — Rev. Virginia Spillman, 92, of Bluffton, Ohio, formerly Grovertown, died Sept. 6, 2012 in Bluffton. 
Survivors include: one son, David (Sylvia) Pletcher of Bluffton, Ohio; one daughter, Sharon Formhals of Austintown, Ohio; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren and nine stepgreat-grandchildren.  
Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at 2 p.m. CDT at Highway Chapel Church of God Hamlet. Burial will be at the New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth. Visitation is at the church Thursday from 12 p.m. until the time of services. Memorial contributions may be given to the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, Ohio. Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements.  To leave online condolences, go to

Margaret M. Griggs
Sept. 8, 2012
WINAMAC — Margaret M. Griggs, 85, of Winamac died Sept. 8, 2012 at 2:31 p.m. at Rensselaer Care Center, Rensselaer.
She is survived by her husband, Gordon L. Griggs, Winamac; daughter, Sue E. Endress, Sterling, Ill.; stepsons, Gordon A Griggs, Winamac, Gregory L. Griggs, Conway, Ark., Michael J. Griggs, Titus, Ala.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
No services will be held. The Frain Mortuary in Winamac is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions made be to St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac.
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