Wednesday Night
31°
Rain/Freezing Rain
87%
Thursday
38°
Rain/Freezing Rain Likely
57%
Thursday Night
35°
Rain Showers Likely
78%
Friday
53°
Rain Showers
83%
Friday Night
41°
Chance Rain Showers
70%
Saturday
54°
Rain Showers
94%
Saturday Night
45°
Rain Showers
95%
Sunday
52°
Mostly Sunny
19%
Sunday Night
31°
Mostly Clear
4%
Monday
48°
Mostly Sunny
5%
Monday Night
31°
Mostly Clear
5%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, October 8th, 2007
Rex Beldon
Rockford native Rex L. Beldon, 76, of Archbold, died Oct. 7, 2007, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice, Center, following a brief illness.
He was born Jan. 12, 1931, in Rockford, to Seth and Margaret Bauman Beldon. In 1968, he married Louise Troeger, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, John (Wendy), Archbold; a son-in-law, Bill Hartman, Bryan; and four grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Janice Beldon Hartman; two brothers, Reid and Paul; and five sisters, Viola Wood, Velma Weitz, Edith Druhot, Pearl Schmidt and Dorothy Halstead.
He worked in various areas of the dairy industry including as an artificial inseminator, milk tester and fieldman for Milk Marketing. A 1949 graduate of the former Wren High School, he was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Wauseon, and a U.S. Army National Guard veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Revs. Timothy Sonnenberg and Roger Marlow officiating. Burial is at Archbold Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon.
Contributions can be made to the church, Hands of Grace or the Archbold Fire Department.
Additional obituaries on this date
Mary Jane Fleckenstein, 77, 95 Jefferson St., Burkettsville, died at 10:15 a.m. Oct. 6, 2007, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Leah G. Hoffman, 73, of Lima, died at 9:12 p.m. Oct. 5, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Gary Huber, 70, 1609 E. Livingston St., Celina, died Oct. 6, 2007, at his home. [More]
Donald K. Ruley, 82, of South Main Street, Minster, died Oct. 7, 2007, at his h [More]
William D. Smith, 87, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Oct. 5, 2007, at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. [More]