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June 23rd

Rexford E. “Doc” Hardin

June 23, 2011

Rexford E. “Doc” Hardin, of Sarasota, Fla., died on Monday, June 20, 2011.  

He was born in St. Marys.

He married Elizabeth (Betty)  Hardin in 1949, and she survives him.

He is also survived by his three children, Lisa Grabeman, Julie Lawson  and Stephen; two sons-in-law, Tom Grabeman and Brian Lawson; a daughter-in-law, Joann; five grandchildren, Kevin Rexford Grabeman, Leslie Grabeman, Jacob Rexford Hardin, Alec Hardin and Alyssa Hardin.

Rexford E. “Doc” Hardin

June 23, 2011

Rexford E. “Doc” Hardin, of Sarasota, Fla., died on Monday, June 20, 2011.  

He was born in St. Marys.

He married Elizabeth (Betty)  Hardin in 1949, and she survives him.

He is also survived by his three children, Lisa Grabeman, Julie Lawson  and Stephen; two sons-in-law, Tom Grabeman and Brian Lawson; a daughter-in-law, Joann; five grandchildren, Kevin Rexford Grabeman, Leslie Grabeman, Jacob Rexford Hardin, Alec Hardin and Alyssa Hardin.

June 22nd

Lucille E. Lehman, 97

June 22, 2011

Lucille E. Lehman, 97, of 216 N. Buckeye St., St. Marys, died at 9:41 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2011, at the St. Marys Living Center.

She was born on Feb. 18, 1914, in Mansfield, the daughter of Gail and Gertrude (Cunningham) Van Tilbrough, and they preceded her in death.

On Aug. 31, 1934, she married Daniel Dale Lehman, and he preceded her in death on July 27, 1986.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda Mallory of St. Marys and Judy (Wayne) Wilson of Largo, Fla.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Lavida Grimm of Celina.

June 21st

Cletus John Gariety, 94

June 21, 2011

Cletus John Gariety, 94, of Celina, died on Sunday, June 19, 2011, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.

He was born on Sept. 10, 1916, in Newport, to Frank Henry and Grace Elizabeth (Miller) Gariety, and they preceded him in death.

His wife, Helen Burton Gariety, preceded him in death in 1992.

He is survived by a son, Pat (Patti) Gariety of Celina; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Gariety; a daughter, Brenda Yaney; seven siblings.

June 20th

Geraldine Carolynn Ramga, 89

June 20, 2011

Geraldine Carolynn Ramga, 89, 6755 Lock 14 Road, Wapakoneta, passed away at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2011, at her residence after an extended illness.

She was born on April 30, 1922, to Glen and Grace Bailey Bonifield, and they preceded her in death.

She married Paul Ramga in 1938, and he preceded her in death on June 8, 1959.

June 17th

Willard B. “Red” Dilbone, 93

June 17, 2011

Willard B. “Red” Dilbone, 93, of Mendon, died at 1:10 a.m. Thursday, June, 16, 2011, at the Laurles of Shane Hill in Rockford.

He was born on March 15, 1918 to Ray and Marie (Pond) Dilbone, and they preceded him in death.

On Dec. 25, 1951, he married Hollies Nolan, and she survives.

He is also survived by two daughters, Carole (Montie) McGillary of Mendon and Audrey (Stephan) Snyder of Mendon; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

Derrick Michael Coldiron, 14

June 17, 2011

Derrick Michael Coldiron, 14, of 224 W. Anthony St., Celina, died on Wednesday, June, 15, 2011, at Children’s Medical Center in Dayton.

He was born on March 19, 1997, in Coldwater,  the son of Casandra Coldiron, and she survives.

He is also survived by his siblings; maternal grandparents; an aunt; two uncles.

Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Monday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys, with the Rev. Tony Richmond officiating.

The Rev. Kenneth H. Worthman, 85

June 17, 2011

The Rev. Kenneth H. Worthman, 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, in Palm Bay, Fla.

He was born on March 16, 1926, in Freeport, Ill., the son of the Rev. R.A. and Huldah Worthman, and they preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria; children, Edward (Gail) Worthman of Frankfort, Ill., Paul (Diana) Worthman of Ocala, Fla., and Diane Reis of St. Louis; his grandchildren Kyle and Kara Worthman.

He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Lynn Worthman.

Helen E. Ryan, 84

June 17, 2011

Helen E. Ryan, 84, of 1910 Heritage Court, St. Marys, died at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home after a long illness.

She was born on May 9, 1927, in Herrin, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. O.V. and Faye (Rhoads) Mewbourn.

She first married L. Rex Baker, and he preceded her in death in 1983. She then married Charles Ryan, and he preceded her in death in 2001.

Nancy L. Greiwe, 62

June 17, 2011

Nancy L. Greiwe, 62, of Wapakoneta, died suddenly at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at St Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born on Feb. 18, 1949, in Ada, the daughter of Homer and Pearl (Lamb) Maxson, and they preceded her in death.

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