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First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF)

3/13/2006 Proxy Information

Don C. Van Brackel served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Defiance and First Federal Bank of the Midwest (First Federal), from January 1995 until his retirement on December 1998. Mr. Van Brackel was President and Managing Officer of First Federal from July 1992 until June 1996.

First Defiance had no loans outstanding during 2005 to any director, nominee for election as a director or executive officer of First Defiance, any member of the immediate family of any such person or to certain corporations, organizations or trusts affiliated with any such person, except loans made in the ordinary course of business on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with other persons and which did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features.

3/18/2005 Proxy Information

Don C. Van Brackel has served as Vice Chairman of the First Defiance Financial Corp. (Defiance) since January 1,1999. Prior to that, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Defiance and First Federal Bank of the Midwest (First Federal), from January 1,1995 until his retirement on December 31, 1998.