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Obituaries

Rohn Anderson Engh

Osceola, Wis.–Rohn Anderson Engh of Osceola, Wis., 84, passed away on Monday Aug. 4, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis, with his family by his side. He died of a sudden infection causing severe pneumonia and complications. Rohn was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Johnstown, Pa. He was preceded in death by parents,… Read more »

Reba Mitchell Purnell

Ocean City–Reba Mitchell Purnell, age 100, passed away on Aug. 27, 2014 at her home.   Born in Christopher, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Lillie Mitchell. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas Dudley (1959) and second husband, Harry S. Purnell, Jr (1992).   Surviving, are her… Read more »

Donald L. Selway

Dagsboro, Del.–Donald L. Selway, 90, of Dagsboro, Del. and formerly of Wilmington died Friday, June 27, 2014 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.   He was born in Wilmington and was the son of the late John L. and Mary C. (Voorhees) Selway. Don owned and operated the Salty Sands Motel in Ocean City for… Read more »

James “Jim” W. East

Berlin–James “Jim” W. East passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born May 16, 1942 in Washington D.C., he was the son of the late Donald East and Margaret Flood East Vrazsity. He was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis East in 2012. He leaves behind his… Read more »

Woodrow Joseph Klein, Jr.

Ocean City–Woodrow Joseph Klein,Jr., 65, died on Friday March 14, 2014 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.   Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Woodrow Joseph Klein, Sr., and Naomi Bell Klein. He is survived by his wife, Linda Lee Klein, daughters, Jennifer Klein Nichols, Rachelle Hurd and her… Read more »

Jack W. Walker

Ocean Pines–Jack W. Walker, age 87, of Ocean Pines and formerly of Silver Spring, Md. died Monday, March 10, 2014 at Harrison House in Snow Hill.   He was born in Gaithersburg, Md. and was the son of the late Franklin C. and Marjorie S. (Plummer) Walker.   He served in the U.S. Navy during… Read more »

Paul K. “Pudge” Ruppert

Ocean City–Paul K. “Pudge” Ruppert, Jr., 64, of Ocean City died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.   He was born in Washington, D.C. and was the son of the late Paul K. and Ethel Ruppert Sr. Pudge dedicated many years to the food and beverage industry, most notably serving… Read more »

Lester Joseph Struble, Sr.

Berlin–Lester Joseph Struble, Sr., 80, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in West Milford, N.J., he was the son of the late Lester Aloysius Struble and Cecelia Tintle Struble. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ann Mackin Struble and children, Carol Lebedz and her husband, Glenn… Read more »

Regina Elena Moran

Berlin–Regina Elena Moran, 54, died Thursday, March 13, 2014 at her home in Berlin.   Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Adolph Smallwood and Joan Tomarchis Smallwood. She is survived by her husband, Steven Michael Moran and her two children, Christina Marie Truitt and her husband, Dell of Berlin, and Christopher… Read more »

John Chester Rayne

Powellville–John Chester Rayne, 62, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at his home.   Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Chester West Rayne and Hazel Powell Rayne. He is survived by his brother, David Powell Rayne and his girlfriend, Terry Koshi. Also surviving is a niece, Megan Rayne Flick of Harrisonburg, Va…. Read more »