Archive - Oct 2012 - Obituary
Ruth Ann Burch, 56, of Meranda Road, Anna, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, while on a pilgrimage trip to Mejugorje, Croatia.
She was born on Nov. 3, 1955, in Sidney, to Cletus and Mary Ruth (Homan) Hoying, and they survive in McCartyville.
On Oct. 5, 1984, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in McCartyville, she married Gale Burch, and he survives in McCartyville.
She is also survived by her children, Andrew and Rebecca, both at home; three siblings; her father-in-law; four brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Merlyn W. Ashbrook, 56, of Sidney, died at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center.
He was born on April 25, 1956, in Troy, to Loyd and Lorain (Rodewald) Ashbrook, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by four siblings; several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Elizabeth June McCall, 86, of 3012 Kuhn Road, Coldwater, died on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Briarwood Village Nursing Home in Coldwater.
She was born on June 6, 1926, in Butler Township, to Frank A. and Theresa A. (Kastner) Beeson, and they preceded her in death.
Thelma Katherine Mallory, 80, of 440 Touvelle St., Celina, died at 4:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born on April 23, 1932, in San Bernadino, Calif., to Walter Marian and Mamie Cathern (Campfield) Jones, and they preceded her in death.
Kathryn L. Kinnaman, 62, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:56 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta.
Edwin E. Springer, 65, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:44 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at his residence, surrounded by his family.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta, where arrangements are incomplete.
Brenda K. Fischer, 59, of St. Marys, died on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Evelyn B. Shellabarger, 86, of Celina, died on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at the Gardens of Celina.
She was born on Jan. 19, 1926, in Mercer County, to Harry O. Wagner and Jennie Woods, and they preceded her in death.
On June 2, 1951, she married Loyell R. Shellabarger, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 2009.
She is survived by two sons, Curt (Deb) Shellabarger of Celina and Todd (Mary) Shellabarger of St. Marys; a sister, Mary Harner of Celina; four grandchildren.
Gertrude E. Ripploh, 90, of Minster, died at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Minster.
She was born on Sept. 20, 1922, in Colifax, Ill., to Richard and Stella (Fitzpatrick) Kelley, and they preceded her in death.
She married her first husband Deidrich in 1943, and he preceded her in death in 1958. She married her second husband William A. Ripploh on Jan. 2, 1961, in St. Marys, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 2011.
Dorothy E. Wolf, 101, of Minster, died at 12:10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center.
She was born on May 16, 1911, in Fort Loramie, to Frank and Emma (Ernst) Boerger, and they preceded her in death.
On Feb. 3, 1937, she married Albert H. Wolf, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1997.