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Marcella J. Grim, 85

October 19, 2012

Marcella J. Grim, 85, died on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.

She was born on Oct. 4, 1927, in St. Marys, to Ed and Mary (Goodwin) Stoker, and they preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, John Grim of Ossian; her children, Carol (Alan) Hunter of Garrett, Michael (Ellie) Grim of Auburn, Susan (Roger) Boyd of Portland; six grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers; a sister.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Ossian.

Marie Dirksen, 89

October 19, 2012

Marie Dirksen, 89, formerly of Osgood, died at 8:19 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community. 

She was born on Jan. 8, 1923, in Yorkshire, to Walter and Anna (Martino) Lorton, and they preceded her in death.

On June 26, 1943, in Osgood, she married Joseph J.  Dirksen, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 23, 1996.

Betty Jean Belden, 77

October 19, 2012

Betty Jean Belden, 77, of 5456 Ada Drive, Celina, died at 2 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on May 19, 1935, in Pennington Gap, Va., to George and Laura (Smith) Thompson, and they preceded her in death.

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