Archive - 2011 - Obituary
Margaret Ritter, 70, of 212 E. Front St., New Bremen, died at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at her home.
She was born on Feb. 26, 1941, in Wellington, New Zealand. She was the daughter of Dennis and Johannah Horgan, both of whom preceded her in death. On Feb. 12, 1965, she married William Ritter, who survives in New Bremen.
Garet Schmehl, 20, of St. Marys, died on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Margaret Ritter, 70, of 212 E. Front St., New Bremen, died at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen.
Mary Ramsey, 99, of St. Marys, died on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Shirissa Marcele Darlene Seibert, 19, of Mendon, died at 6:18 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital from injuries suffered earlier in an automobile accident on Celina - Mendon Road.
She was born on Dec. 30, 1991, in Coldwater to Terry and Darla (Welker) Seibert, and they survive her in Mendon.
Olga Elizabeth (Merkle) Nave, 91, of Rockford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at Swan Creek Nursing Home in Toledo.
She was born on March 13, 1920, in Van Wert, to Lewis and Bertha (Parker) Merkle, and they preceded her in death.
In December 1942, she married Ralph H. Nave, and he preceded her in death in 1993.
Amanda Curts, 33, of Celina, died at 2:55 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on May 15, 1978, in Coldwater, to Larry Snook and Lois (Rammel) Stolzenburg, and her father survives her in Coldwater. Her mother survives her in Celina.
On June 11, 2005, she married John Curts, and he survives her in Celina.
She is also survived by a brother, David Snook of Celina; two sisters, Kelly (Charles) Tobin of St. Marys and Valerie (John) Miller of Lima; three nephews; two nieces.
She was a 1997 graduate of Coldwater High School.
John “Jake” F. Frey III, 40, of 520 N. Pear St., St. Marys, died on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on Aug. 9, 1971, in St. Marys, to John II and Mary (Makley) Frey, and his mother survives him in St. Marys. His father and stepmother, Barb Frey, survive him in Colorado Springs, Colo.
On Sept. 20, 2003, in St. Marys, he married Hope Hall, and she survives him.
Irwin R. “Sparky” Baumer, 88, formerly of East Fourth Street, Minster, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys, died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 26, 1923, in Minster, to Bernard and Bernadine (Sextro) Baumer, and they preceded him in death.
On May 19, 1947, in Wapakoneta, he married Eileen T. Eisert, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 9, 2009.
Jimmy R. Severns, 78, of Mendon, died at 9:05 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford.
He was born on March 15, 1933, in Mercer County, to Otto and Ruby Thomas Severns, and they preceded him in death.
On April 28, 1957, he married Freda Eileen Crider, and she survives him.
He is also survived by a son, Carl (Marsha) Severns of Mendon; a sister-in-law; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Rickey Dean Severns; three sisters; a brother; a great-graddaughter.