Archive - Dec 30, 2012 - Obituary
Clifford E. Thatcher, 56, of New Bremen, died at 3 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 6, 1956, in Van Wert. He was the son of Smilie “Bud” and Irene (Schuller) Thatcher. His mother survives in Rockford.
On Aug. 18, 1979, he married Karen A. Heitkamp who survives near New Bremen.
William H. Garrett, 68, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Aug. 15, 1944, in Columbus, to Howard R. and Dorothy L. (Webb) Garrett, who preceded him in death.
On Dec. 31, 1978, he married Lora L. Winget, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
He is also survived by five children; Julie Smith, Penny Young, William II (Rachel) Garrett, Angel (Adam) Stahler, and Shaun (Bethany) Garrett; 10 grandchildren; and three sisters, Delores Truman, Phyllis Talley, and Faye Bossert.
Jennifer Anne (Westbay) Helberg, 40, died on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, Ala.
She was born on May 21, 1972, to the Rev. Michael V. and Nancy L. Westbay, who survive in Wapakoneta.
On Aug. 29, 2000, she married Joseph Helberg, who survives. Jennifer, her husband and daughter, Rylie Gwen, 10, moved to Helena, Ala., in the summer of 2011.