Archive - Dec 7, 2012 - Obituary
Janet Marion Pond, 81, of Rockford, died on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital.
She was born on April 4, 1931, in Dublin Township, Mercer County, to Willard Charles and Helen Geneva (Counterman) Hays.
On Aug. 27, 1949, she married William B. Pond, who preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 2011.
She is survived by a son, Ken (Carla) Pond of Rockford; two daughters, Joan (Brad) Glass of St. Marys, and Jennifer (Scott) Ralston of Rockford; a sister, six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
Dorothy Irene West, 95, of Celina passed away in her home on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.
She was born on Sept. 7, 1917, in Darke County. She was the eldest of eight children, born to Garnet and Daisy (Norris) Hanna, who preceded her in death.
Dorothy married William R. West on Sept. 14, 1952, whom she has survived since his death on Sept. 3, 1998.
She is survived by one son, Robert Allen; by her daughter-in-law, Maureen; granddaughter Emily Anne; by two brothers; several nieces and nephews.
Sally E. VanHorn, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:51 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born Aug. 28, 1933, in Detroit, Mich. to Donald and Marian (Wiedock) Kipp, who preceded her in death.
She was married to Charles Barlow and Max VanHorn, both of whom preceded her in death.
She was beloved to Paul Klima, who survives in Wapakoneta. She is also survived by a daughter, Vicki Barlow Kudla of Mich.; two sons, John Barlow of Mich. and Charles Barlow of Fla.; and three grandchildren.
Carl Gene Porter, 72, of 1025 Caterbury Drive in Celina, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
He was born on Dec. 24, 1939, in Columbus, to Carl and Emily (Woods) Porter, who preceded him in death.
On June 18, 1966, he married Barbara Barnett, who lives in Celina.
Also surviving are his sons and daughters-in-law, Jason and Michelle Porter of Celina, Darren and Heather Porter of Celina, Todd and Lauren Porter of Bluffton; daughter and son-in-law Emily and Jeff Adams of Tipp City; six grandchildren.
Dixie A. Wierwille, 73, of New Bremen died at 7 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at her residence, ending a three-year courageous struggle with cancer.
She was born on March 4, 1939, in Franklin to Richard and Sarah (Beam) Arbaugh, who preceded her in death.
She married the love of her life, Robert D. Wierwille on Dec. 28, 1979, and he survives in New Bremen.
Tracy Loyer Greve, 49, formerly of Botkins and Waynesfield, died at 6 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at the Pavillion of Sidney, following a long battle with cancer.
She was born on Sept. 26, 1963, in St. Marys, the daughter of Edward and L. Jean (Ketcham) Loyer.
Sally E. VanHorn, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:51 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Cyril R. “Cy” Broering, 84, of 2204 St. Johns Road in Maria Stein died at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at the Gardens of St. Henry.
He was born on Sept. 6, 1928, in Cassellav to Anthony and Josephine (Holdheide) Broering, who preceded him in death.
He married Mildred “Millie” Guggenbiller on May 7, 1952, in Sharpsburg. She survives in Maria Stein.