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Obituary Look-Ups for Bluffton News

How to Order Obituaries from back issues of the Bluffton News. The charge is $2.50 per obituary (not per person, some people have several obits.)

  1. Make a list or fill-out the online form below the name and the citation - newspaper name or abbreviation, date, page, and column.
  2. Mail list with check or just a check if submitting information online, made out to "Bluffton Public Library" for amount - (number of obits x $2.50)

Bluffton Public Library
145 S. Main St.
Bluffton, OH 45817

The BPL staff strives to fulfill requests within six weeks of receipt.  Alternatively, you may plan a visit to the library and perform your own obituary research.  Copies of obituaries on-site are only $.15 each since you do the look-ups. Information about hours and location can be found on the sidebars of this website.

The Bluffton Public Library may only provide copies of obituaries in the Bluffton News on file in the library. 

Search the Hayes Obituary Index to find the desired obituary.  Record the specific date of the Bluffton News and page number.  You will need to submit a form for each obituary requested.

Also: Did you know that the library has a subscription to  Visit our library during open hours and ask to use one of our computers to access this free service.  Click here for a list of links for our research databases.  

 To order an obituary, please provide your contact information:

Please provide the following information on deceased:

Page #
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