Troy Jones, Jr., 67, of Mendon, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening, June 18, 2016, at the In-Patient Hospice in Van Wert, Ohio.  He was born on March 29, 1949 in Jellico, Tennessee, the son of Troy and Ruby (Fuson) Jones Sr. 


On September 23, 1968, he married Sharon Unger who survives in Mendon. 


Troy was a carpenter and retired from H.A. Dorsten Construction in Minster, Ohio.  He had lived in the Mendon-Celina area the majority of his life and was a member of the Rockford Fraternal Order of Eagles #1292.    


Surviving in addition to his wife Sharon are two sons and one daughter:  Troy Ray Jones of King Salmon, Alaska; Keith Jones, of Palmer Alaska; and his daughter, Beverly (Alex) Rowen of Rockford, Ohio.  Troy has six grandchildren also surviving:  Kelsi (Tristen) Bowen of Wasilla, Alaska; Tianna Jones of Vogelweh Air Force Base, Germany; Ashton Jones of Palmer Alaska; Miranda Hubert of Lima, Ohio; Alison Rowen of Rockford, Ohio; and Tyler Rowen, also of Rockford, Ohio.  His brother Kenneth (Vicky) Jones survives in Mendon, Ohio, as does his sister, Billie Jo (Bill) Heindel, also of Mendon.  Deceased is his daughter, Amanda Jones.


Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at the Samaria Missionary Baptist Church, Lambert Road, St. Marys, Ohio, with Pastor Jack Burns officiating.  Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford, Ohio.  Friends may call on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford.  Memorials may be directed to Community Health Professionals Van Wert In-Patient Hospice or to the Fox Family Ride For Autism. 


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Amy M. Kaehr, 41, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016 in The Ohio State University Medical Center, James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born on August 10, 1974 in Van Wert, Ohio, the daughter of Ronald and Flori Bollenbacher. On March 9, 1993, she married Scott A. Kaehr.

She was a 1993 graduate of Parkway High School and she worked as a homemaker.

Amy is survived by her mother, Flori Bollenbacher of Rockford, OH; her husband of 23 years Scott A. Kaehr; a son, Aaron S. Kaehr; a daughter, Jade D. Kaehr all of Willshire, OH; a brother, Todd Bollenbacher of Rockford, OH; paternal grandparents, Bob and Mildred Bollenbacher of Rockford, OH.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Children's Education Fund.


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