Death notices


• Wade D. Whetsel, 40, formerly of Castalia, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, in Mansfield Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Ransom Funeral Home, Castalia.


• Vivian R. Heter, 88, of Bellevue died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, in Orchard Grove Assisted Living, Bellevue. Arrangements are pending at Auxter Funeral Home, Bellevue.


• Ruth V. Hawk, 84, Green Springs and formerly of Fremont, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, in Elmwood Assisted Living, Green Springs. Arrangements are pending at Herman-Kinn-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fremont.