Archive - Jan 8, 2013
Donald B. Elston, 80, of Celina, died on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on May 9, 1932, in Findlay, to the late Clarence and Ivy Ethel (Leeth) Elston.
He is survived by five children, Tim, Mike, Gloria, Teresa and Donna.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
No services are planned.
Arrangements are being handled by W.H. Dick and Sons - Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina.
Condolences may be left at DickAndSonsHellwarthFh.com.
Donald E. Widney, 73, of Bryan, died early Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Service arrangements are pending with Krill Funeral Service, 860 W. Mulberry Street, Bryan, Ohio.
Charlyine E. Kantner, 88, of Wapakoneta died at 5:26 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
MSg Luke L. Heitkamp, USAF ret, 66, of Panama City, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Bay Medical Center following a brief illness.
He was the second of 11 children, born on Feb. 22, 1946, to Leonard and Edna (Elking) Heitkamp of Maria Stein. On Aug. 2, 1985, he married Frances Calhoun , who survives in Panama City, Fla.
CELINA — The suspect who Mercer County prosecutors allege shot and killed a Rockford woman in November made his first court appearance on Monday.
Flanked by his attorneys, Daniel Charles Martin, 40, was ordered held without bond on one count of murder in connection with the death of Melinda Shinn, 26. Martin, who stared down at the defense table for much of the hearing, is scheduled to appear for an arraignment hearing at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25, where he is expected to enter a plea to the lone count contained within the indictment.