Archive - Jul 2011 - Obituary
G.M. Alspaugh, 85, of Celina, died on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on Oct. 16, 1925, in Willshire, to Arnold and Ruah (Clouse) Alspaugh. On Jan. 11, 1948, he married Bonnie Burke, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by four sons, Albert (Dayle) Alspaugh of Rockford, Terry (Beth) Alspaugh of Decatur, Ind., Mark (Rhonda) Alspaugh of Celina and Todd (Melissa) Alspaugh of Greenville; two sisters; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Harold R. (Ray) Siler, 78, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at his home in Greenfield, Mo.
He was born on June 30, 1933, in Mendon, and lived as a child there and in Indian River, Mich., where he graduated from Onaway High School in 1951.
Ray was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Panama in 1953. He worked for 35 years at the Ford Motor plant in Lima as a skilled tradesman. Ray fixed the machines that kept the line rolling until his retirement in 1991.
Norman Henry Schrolucke, 90, formerly of 10472 Plattner Pike, New Knoxville, died on Wednesday evening, July 27, 2011, at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on Feb. 7, 1921, in Van Buren Township, the son of Henry and Louise (Henschen) Schrolucke.
On July 4, 1943, he married LaRue Eversman, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 19, 1990.
Renee Marie Muhlenkamp, 41, of 1910 Barnsbury Court, Celina, died at 7:55 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on Aug. 15, 1969, in Knob Noster, Mo., to Thomas and Ruth (Reitz) Muhlenkamp of Coldwater.
She is survived by her special friend, Denise Warnecke of Celina; two brothers; a sister; eight nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, with the Rev. Kenneth Alt officiating. Private family interment will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery.
Maxine E. Head, 92, formerly of 1300 Queensbury Drive, Celina, died at 3:57 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2011, at the Gardens at Celina.
She was born on July 19, 1919, in Grabill, Ind., to Noah and Lillie (Grabill) Roth, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 22, 1943, she married the Rev. Glen D. Head, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 14, 1998.
She is survived by her son, the Rev. Bruce D. (Nancy) Head of Celina; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister.
Hazel M. Moeller, 98, formerly of 114 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, and a longtime resident of Otterbein-St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys, died at 9:20 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2011, at Otterbein-St. Marys.
She was born on Aug. 27, 1912, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Edwin and Hilda (Wiegers) Moeller, and they preceded her in death.
Sandra “Sandy” Hurt, 65, of Coldwater, died at 9:11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Mercer Health.
She was born on Nov. 5, 1945, in Celina, to Harry P. and Beradine (Rockwood) Cline, and they preceded her in death.
On Dec. 28, 1955, she married James Hurt, and he survives her.
She is also survived by a son, Jason G. (Bianca) Hurt of Indianapolis, Ind; one sister-in-law; one brother; two sisters; three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Hurt; one brother; two sisters; one grandchild.
Karen Sue Piper, 64, of 512 Cron St., Celina, died at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011, at the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus.
She was born on Feb. 24, 1947, in Celina, to Robert and Marceta E. (Detrick) McCullough, and they preceded her in death.
On June 26, 1966, she married Ronald (Butch) Piper of Celina, and he survives her.
She is also survived by her sons, Scott (Joni) Piper and Steve (Lisa) Piper, both of Celina; a daughter, Stephanie (Ross) Zimmer of Celina; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson.
John David Hilty, 93, formerly of Spencerville, died on Saturday, July 23, 2011, at his residence in Columbus.
He was born on April 5, 1918, in Amanda Township, to Homer John and Alvina (Basinger) Hilty, and they preceded him in death.
He was married to Doris June Burnfield for 62 years, and she preceded him in death in 2008.
He is survived by two children, Dorothy Alice Hilty May (Jim) of Columbus and David Dee Hilty (Cheryl) of Plymouth, Ind; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-granchildren.
Irma Taylor, 89, of St. Marys, died on Saturday, July 23, 2011, at her residence.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys.
A full obituary will be published in tomorrow’s edition of this newspaper.