Archive - Jul 2011 - Obituary
Leon E. Gerling, 85, of 525 W. Bremen St., New Knoxville, passed away at 9:47 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Nov. 5, 1925, in Minster, the son of Frank and Jennie (Bolheimer) Gerling, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 2, 1972, he married Rosemary W. (Landwehr) Burris, and she survives in New Knoxville.
Sharon Wells-Dicke, 65, of 5336 Lake Drive, in Celina, died on Friday, July 1, 2011, at her residence. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home,1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel), in St. Marys. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s edition of this newspaper.
John Wayne McGough, 67, of 208 Portland St., Celina, died at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2011, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Feb. 16, 1944, in Celina, to Wallace and Genevieve (Stiner) McGough, and they preceded him in death.
On Jan. 27, 1973, he married Sharon Hanna, and she survives him in Celina.
He is also survived by his children, Tambra and Josh Kimmel of Celina, David and Nikki Hole of Celina, Tracy Hole and Nikki Riley of Celina; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers; three sisters.
Phillip Lewis, 55, of 117 S. Main St., St. Marys, died on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at his residence.
Auglaize County Coroner Dr. Thomas R. Freytag has ordered an autopsy be performed to determine the cause of his death. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
James Raterman, 67, of Sidney, formerly of Russia, died on Wednesday afternoon June 29, 2011.
He was born on June 1, 1944, in Piqua, to George and Marie (Peltier) Raterman, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 17, 1964, he married Joyce Voisard, and she preceded him in death on April 4, 1987. On July 24, 1994, he married Joyce Meyer, and she survives him.