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Archive - Jul 19, 2013

Albert J. Bustetter, 92

July 19, 2013

Albert J. Bustetter, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:45 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at Auglaize Acres.  

He was born on July 27, 1920, in Wapakoneta, the son of John and Frances (Fischer) Bustetter, who preceded him in death.  

On June 5, 1946, he married Evelyn A. Seitz, and she died on July 16, 2009.     

David V. Gaerke, 57

July 19, 2013

David V. Gaerke, 57, of Coldwater, died on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his home. He was born on March 27, 1956, in Coldwater, to the late Leonard Gaerke and Lillian (Will) Gaerke-Homan, who survives in Coldwater.

On May 19, 1979, he married Cindy L. (Bender) in St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Carthagena, and she survives in Coldwater.

Betty M. Homan, 78

July 19, 2013

Betty M. Homan, 78, of St. Henry, died on Friday, July 19, 2013, at the Gardens at St. Henry.

She was born on March 9, 1935, in Burkettsville, to the late Raymond and Agnes (Jacobs) Brunswick.

On Nov. 17, 1956, she married Ivo P. Homan in Burkettsville, and he survives in St. Henry.

Clay Jay Shaner Jr., 95

July 19, 2013

Clay Jay  Shaner Jr., 95, died at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Golden Living Valley in St. Marys.

Clay was born on May 5, 1918, in Celina, to the late Henry Clay Shaner  and Bessie Pearl (Miller) Shaner.  

He married Vera Irene Lusk Shaner, who died in August 1991.

4H-ers Show Off Skills

July 19, 2013

WAPAKONETA —  Children in grades 3 through 12 from around the county filled the Junior Fair and Exhibit Buildings at the Auglaize County Fair Friday morning for 4-H Special Interest Project Judging.

The participants picked a project in categories ranging from woodworking and sewing to gardening and photography, completed that project, did a skills test the morning of the judging to prove they were the ones to complete their project, and sat for judges who asked them questions about what they did and what they learned from it.

Roger F. “Bud” Patton, 83

July 19, 2013

Roger F. “Bud” Patton, 83, of Wapakoneta died at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his niece’s residence. 

Funeral services are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Wapakoneta. 

Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery near Uniopolis. 

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday. 

Other arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

Debra K. Hague, 55

July 19, 2013

Debra K. Hague, 55, of St. Johns, died at 1 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, surrounded by her family.  

She was born on July 2, 1958, in Coldwater, the daughter of Frederick Trafzer and Julietta (Kunk) Trafzer.  

Her mother and stepfather, Julietta and Virgil Schwieterman, survive in Celina, and her father survives in Wapakoneta.

On July 21, 1979, she married Dennis A. Hague, and he survives.

Audry J. Monnin, 80

July 19, 2013

Audry J. Monnin, 80, of Hardin Wapak Road, Botkins, died at 11:25 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his residence. 

He was born Oct. 30, 1932, in Shelby County around Russia, to the late Wilbert and Matilda (Sherman) Monnin. 

He married Marietta R. Heitkamp on Oct. 2, 1956, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein. She survives in Botkins. 

James S. Knous Sr., 77

July 19, 2013

James S. Knous Sr., 77, of 114 Leona St., Celina, died on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at The Gardens of Celina in Celina.

Mr. Knous was born on Aug. 20, 1935, in Van Wert, the son of Clifford and Stella (Gallimorre) Knous.

On March 12, 1954, in Portland, Ind., he married Jacqueline R. Hoselton, who survives.

Clay Jay Shaner Jr., 95

July 19, 2013

Clay Jay  Shaner Jr., 95, died at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Golden Living Valley in St. Marys.

Clay was born on May 5, 1918, in Celina, to the late Henry Clay Shaner  and Bessie Pearl (Miller) Shaner.  

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