Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Lester Topp, 85, of New Bremen, died at 4:15 a.m. Dec. 18, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Thomas Cross, 65, formerly of St. Marys, died on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Ohio Veteran’s Home in Georgetown. Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Ronald D. Spitler, 78, of 10983 Schroeder Road, St. Marys, died at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, Dec.16, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima.
He was born on Dec. 13, 1934, in Potsdam, the son of Roscoe and Irene (Marker) Spitler.
He married Carmelita De Salva on Nov. 23, 1969, and she survives at the residence.
Audrey Lynne Moore, 35, of Payne, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 11:25 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center after bravely fighting a lengthy battle with cancer.
Audrey was born in Paulding on Feb. 16, 1977, a daughter of Nancy (Thompson) and Tony Burkley.
On Aug. 26, 2000, she married Chad Moore.
She was the Director of Student Life at IPFW and enjoyed providing the orientation program for students and parents and instilling leadership skills in her students to provide a more fulfilling college experience.
Ronald Spitler, 78, of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Nancy Templeton, 64, of New Knoxville, died on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys.
Arrangements are being completed with the Vornholt–Miller Funeral Home in New Knoxville.
Loretta S. Westerheide, 78, of Mount Vernon, died at her home on Dec. 15, 2012, in Mount Vernon.
She was born in Carthegena on April 22, 1934, to the late Adolph and Theresa (Wuebker) Severt. Loretta was a 1952 graduate of Memorial High School in St. Marys.
She met and married Robert L. Westerheide on June 25, 1960.
Benjamin John Puthoff, 29, died on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.
He was born on Jan. 24, 1983, in St. Marys to parents Teresa J. (Schulze) and John Bernard Puthoff, who survive him in Fort Laramie.
He is also survived by a son, Brayden Puthoff of Minster; two sisters; two sets of grandparents; numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather.
Alexander C. Reed, 87, died on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula in Monterey, Calif.
Nicholas E. Miller, 59, of New Bremen died at 6:02 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland following a brief illness.
He was born March 2, 1953, in Lima. He was the son of George and Betty (Moran) Miller, both of whom preceded him in death.
On April 20, 1979, he married Debra Wright, who survives in New Bremen.