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Silent Key - Marvin Buntain W8JLH

Marvin Keith Buntain, 83, Kokomo, passed away peacefully at his daughter’s home on Thursday, November 4th, 2021. He was born in Williams County, Ohio on May 14, 1938 to the late Charles and Bonneita (Clymer) Buntain. Marvin is survived by his daughters Julie (Brent) Heitz of Toledo, Ohio, Sheila Richardson of Kokomo, grandson Ryan Richardson of Kokomo and sister Janet Funk of Bryan, OH. He leaves behind many nieces and nephews, as well as very good friends (you know who you are).

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson Mitchell Bundy, brother Wayne Buntain and sister Sharon Nisley.

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Silent Key: John Dvorack KD8BIN

I received this communication from John's wife Doris:

This is Doris Dvorack, wife of John Dvorack (KD8BIN).  It is with great sadness I advise you of John's passing on Sunday, October 17th due to pancreatic and liver cancer.  Although he was not active recently, he took immense pride and enjoyment in being a Ham Radio Operator.  

Visitation is scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 22 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 2255 Central Grove (corner of Anthony Wayne Trail & Sherwood), Toledo, OH.  Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11:00 a.m.  Interment Riverside Cemetery, Maumee, OH.  

Donations in John's memory may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. 

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Silent Key - Allen Nash KC8UQU

Allen Nash, age 53, of Delta passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 16, 2020 in his home.  Allen was born in Wauseon, Ohio on October 12, 1966 to the late Steven and Florence (Griesinger) Nash and was a 1985 graduate of Delta High School.  Allen was a kind and gentle person and would help anyone in need.  He enjoyed the Amateur Radio club, attending the Fulton County fair and cheering on the Cleveland Indians.  He was a past member of the Civil Air Patrol.   Allen was employed at Sauder Manufacturing for 24 years and was a member of the Swancreek Church of the Brethren.  Left to cherish his memory are his siblings, David (Ann) Nash of Delta; Daryl Nash of Kissimmee, FL; Roger (Peggy) Nash of Orlando, FL; Brenda (Joe) Stearns of Fostoria; Teresa ( Len) Williams of Wauseon and Laura (Ron Seedorf) Snow of Liberty Center along with many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Paul.  Friends and family will be received on Friday, February 21, 2020 from 2 to 8 PM at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Rt. 109, Delta, where funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10 AM with Rev. Don Krieger officiating.

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Silent Key: John (Jack) Joyner N8BSR

John “Jack” W. Joyner, age 73, of Delta passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee. Jack was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 5, 1945 to John & Myra (Hugerford) Joyner. He worked for Sprint as an Electronics Tech retiring in 2005. A family man, Jack was a loving husband to his wife Dottie and was very proud of his children and grandchildren. Jack was a member of Mooresville Lodge No. 78 F. & A. M. in Mooresville, Indiana and later transfer his membership to Fulton Lodge in Delta, becoming a 50 year member. Jack loved to take things apart and learn how they worked. He was also a ham radio operator for many years. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 51 years, Dottie; children, Jennifer (Jason) Yost; Rebecca (Rick) Helminski; John T. (Nikki) Joyner; Stephen (Crystal) Joyner and 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Susan Joyner; and his parents John and Myra. Friends will be received Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 5-8 P.M. at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Hwy. 109, Delta where Masonic Services will be held at 7:30 P.M. Sunday evening.

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Silent Key: Delmar Cadoo KD8QOH

We are sad to report another silent key in our Amateur Radio family, Delmar Cadoo KD8QOH, father of Corey Cadoo KD8QHD, passed away Wednesday morning. For Obituary information, use this link:

 https://www.eaglefuneralhomes.com/obituaries/Delmar-Dean-Cadoo?obId=3960768#/obituaryInfo

Visitation is Sunday from 1:00pm to 3:30pm at Hudson Chapel at 415 W. Main St in Hudson, MI.

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Silent Key: Harold Walworth N8HGW

Harold N8HGW passed away Wednesday, November 22 2017 where he was living in Bangor Michigan. He got his ham license in 1999. He was also the organizer of a car club in Bangor for many years. He liked motorcycles in his younger years and also liked fishing and boating on Lake Michigan. He was in the US Army. Harold had a heart transplant on 9-11-01.  He was doing fine until his kidneys quit in 2016 but he was making it work. His wife Trena was by his side for anything he needed. He is survived by a brother George Walworth. He had one daughter Karen and her husband Rick and two grandsons, who also live near them. A service will not be held until August of 2018 due to him being a heart transplant patient.

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Silent Key: Doyle Bernath W8TGC

Doyle E. Bernath, age 93 of Wauseon, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Fulton Manor Nursing Home.   Doyle worked for Phillips 66 as a maintenance supervisor for many years and then was self-employed until his retirement.  He is also a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during World War II.

Doyle was born in Hillsdale County, Michigan on October 15, 1924 to the late Andrew E. and the late Bessie I. (Grup) Bernath.  On June 27, 1948, he married Catherine S. Stutesman, and she survives.    He was a member of the Wauseon Masonic Lodge, the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Amateur Radio Club.  Doyle also enjoyed golfing and fishing on Lake Erie. 

Besides his wife, Catherine, he is survived by many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Twila Stutz.

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