Archive - 2011 - Obituary
Sue Gasson, 62, of 909 Motz St., St. Marys, died at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Nov. 26, 1949, the daughter of Leota (Keiber) Brincefield, and her mother preceded her in death.
On June 17, 1967, she married Paul Gasson, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 2011.
Esther Seger, 90, of 10 Louie St., Fort Loramie, died on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
She was born on Oct. 11, 1921, in Fort Loramie, to Joseph and Cecilia (Wuebker) Seger, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by 58 nieces and nephews; a brother-in-law.
She was preceded in death by 10 siblings.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church, with the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Interment will be in St. Michael Cemetery in Fort Loramie.
Verlin W. Hirschfeld, 93, of New Bremen, died at 10:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at the Convalarium at Indian Run in Dublin.
He was born on Jan. 6, 1918, on a small farm west of New Bremen that was shared by his parents, Edward G. and Emma A. (Oberwitte) Hirschfeld and his grandparents, and they preceded him in death.
On July 5, 1942, he married Enola Luedeke, and she survives in Dublin.
Mary Dorothy “Pat” Buckloh Sink, 82, of Findlay, died at 9:20 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on March 17, 1929, in New Bremen, to the late Frank and Marie (Dicke) Buckloh.
She graduated from New Bremen High School and earned an associate’s degree from Bowling Green State University.
Rea M. Bowersock, 95, of rural Spencerville, died at 11:03 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born on April 25, 1916, in Union Township, the daughter of Isaac and Pearl Irelan Shank, and they preceded her in death.
On Oct. 5, 1932, she married G. Harold Bowersock, and he preceded her in death on July 2, 2008.
Irene P. Sommer, 84, of East Fourth Street, Minster, died on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster. She had been a resident there for 13 years.
She was born on Feb. 2, 1927, in Coldwater, to William and Anna Schoenlein, and they preceded her in death.
On Oct. 19, 1946, in Minster, she married Fred F. Sommer, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 1996.
Rebecca May Dysert, 83, of 618 W. South St., St. Marys, died at 2:55 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Aug. 28, 1928, in Mercer County, to Leota (Keiber) Brincefield, and they preceded her in death.
Lockie Imogene Wheeler, 80, of Celina, died on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Jan. 21, 1931, in Braggadocia, Mo., to Robert and Nancy (Glidwell) Neal, and they preceded her in death.
She married Albert Hawkins, and he preceded her in death. On Aug. 4, 1982, she married Eugene Jerome “Jack” Wheeler, and he preceded her in death on July 24, 2006.
Ruth May Hubbard, 74, of Lafayette, passed away at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011.
She was born on Jan. 20, 1937, in St. Marys, to Howard and Ruth Boroff Thomas, and they preceded her in death.
On Jan. 6, 1956, in Lafayette, she married Elmer Hubbard, and he preceded her in death.
Irvine Triplett, 82, of Pippa Passes, Ky., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at the VA Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.
He was born on Oct. 28, 1929, in Hollybush, to Sylvester Triplett and Clarinda Jacobs Triplett.