Archive - Oct 2013 - Obituary
Israel B. Menuez, 40, of Warren, and formerly of Millersburg and Celina, died on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Norma (Rutschilling) Huelskamp, 91, died on Oct. 6, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born on Aug. 23, 1922, in Cassella, to the late Lawrence and the late Rose (Henke) Rutschilling.
She married Roman B. Huelskamp on June 5, 1943, and he preceded her in death on July 27, 1998.
James F. “Fred” Critten, 94, formerly of St. Marys, passed away at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 4, 2013, at his residence in Lexington, Ky.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1919, in St. Marys, the son of Frederick and Louise (Beckman) Critten, both of whom preceded him in death.
On Sept. 18, 1942, he married Elizabeth “Betty” Bernhold and she preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 1996.
He is survived by two daughters, Kathy Archuleta of Chatham, Ill. and Connie Ecabert of Lexington, Ky.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
Donna Marie Bailey, 59, of Celina, passed away on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1953, in Caribou, Maine, the daughter of the late Delmer Tracy and Beatrice Hardgrove Nadeau.
She married Charles Bailey on July 26, 1996, and he survives in Celina, along with her four daughters, Pauletta Bricker of Minster; Mary Ann (Danny) Maggiore of North Branford, Conn.; Nicole Ferraiolo of Fort Wayne, Ind. and Danielle Sanning of Austin, Minn.; 12 grandchildren; five brothers and sisters.
Mary A. Kriegel, 90, of Celina, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the Gardens at Celina.
She was born on Feb. 16, 1923, in Trinity, Ind., the daughter of Henry and Frances (Hess) Muhlenkamp.
She married Howard F. Wagner on Jan. 26, 1944, and he preceded her in death on April 24, 1965.
On Oct. 31, 1969, she married Edward J. Kriegel, and he also preceded her in death on April 8, 2010.
Michael W. Schaeufele, 65, formerly of St. Marys, passed away at noon Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at his residence in Minster.
He was born on JMichael W. Schaeufele, 65, formerly of St. Marys, passed away at noon Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at his residence in Minster.
He was born on Jan. 2, 1948, in Cleveland, to Alfred and Naomi (Preston)Schaeufele.
On Oct. 9, 2004, he married Linda (Morrow) Schaeufele; she survives at the residence in Minster.
Linda J. Burd, 63, of 1730 Celina Road, Lot 24, died at 11:13 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at St. Ritas Medical Center, Lima.
She was born on Jan. 23, 1950, in Celina, the daughter of Robert Shoe and Jane Chilcoat Kiefer.
She married Harry “Butch” Burd Jr. on Nov. 21, 1970. He survives at the residence.
She is also survived by her daughter, Karen (Tim) Bowling of St. Marys; by two grandsons, Matthew Bowling of St. Marys; Ryan (and friend Shanen Craft) Bowling of St. Marys.
Lewis G. Meeker, 57, of 127 W. Madison St. in St. Marys, died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Dec. 3, 1956, in Lima, to Lewis B. and Thelma (Figley) Meeker.
Survivors include a son, Joshua Meeker of St. Marys; two granddaughters, Reanna Meeker and Tayla Meeker; two brothers, Shane Meeker of Tulsa, Okla. and Shawn (Peg) Meeker of St. Marys; a sister, Kay (Bruce) Menchofer of St. Marys; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Thelma Meeker.
Hilda M. Street, 92, formerly of 225 S. Pear St. in St. Marys, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Otterbein, St. Marys.
She was born on Aug. 21, 1921, in Houston, to Wilfred and Mary (Schmidt) Marchal.
On May 21, 1946, in Dayton, she married Ernest Street, who died on Sept. 27, 1987.
Donald Lee Gehle, 75, of New Bremen, died at 4:20 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on June 12, 1938, in Coldwater, to the late Henry and Josephine (Ables) Gehle.
On Aug. 24, 1963, he married Rita Ann Mueller, who died on June 13, 1979.
On Nov. 23, 1990, he married Judy (Grogean) Schaefer, who survives in New Bremen.