Archive - Jan 2013 - Obituary
Donald E. Widney, 73, of Bryan, died early Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Service arrangements are pending with Krill Funeral Service, 860 W. Mulberry Street, Bryan, Ohio.
Charlyine E. Kantner, 88, of Wapakoneta died at 5:26 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
MSg Luke L. Heitkamp, USAF ret, 66, of Panama City, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Bay Medical Center following a brief illness.
He was the second of 11 children, born on Feb. 22, 1946, to Leonard and Edna (Elking) Heitkamp of Maria Stein. On Aug. 2, 1985, he married Frances Calhoun , who survives in Panama City, Fla.
Janice E. Schroer, 74, of New Bremen, died at 2:55 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Elmwood of New Bremen.
She was born on March 29, 1938, in New Bremen.
She was the daughter of Leo and Luella (Blumhorst) Topp, who preceded her in death.
On Sept. 7, 1957, she married Lloyd W. Schroer, who survives east of New Bremen.
Nancy J. Niemeyer, 76, of New Knoxville, died at 10:35 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born on Jan. 25, 1936, in Lima, the only child of Adiel “Art” and Lenora (Sunderman) Wierwille.
She married James Niemeyer on June 19, 1954, and he survives at the residence.
Edith V. “Edie” Jeanneret, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:14 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in the Lima Memorial Hospital emergency room.
She was born on Dec. 11, 1922, in Elida, to Cecil and Mathilda Miller Keeling.
She married Rene Jeanneret Sr. on March 11, 1943, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1977.
Mrs. Jeanneret had been a homemaker and a bus driver for the Wapakoneta School District. She attended Rousculp Church of Christ and was a member of the Wapakoneta Eagles. She was an avid bowler, mainly at Astro Lanes.
Clarence B. Tuente, 84, of 7834 Overman Road in Maria Stein, died on Jan. 4, 2013, at his home.
He was born on March 30, 1928, in Maria Stein to the late Henry and Agatha (Riethman) Tuente.
He married Dorothy K. Kuess on Sept. 2, 1950, in St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, and she preceded him in death on May 20, 1995.
Angelo L. Busacca, 68, of Mendon died on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born May 27, 1944, in Jersey City, N.J., to the late Basil and Salome Gebhard Busacca.
He married Sara A. Jones on Jan. 22, 1984, and she survived along with daughter Alexandria Linda Busacca and son Dominic Santino Busacca, both of Mendon, as well as one sister.
Also surviving are mother-in-law Mary Jane Hahn of Mendon and eight brother- and sister-in-laws.
He served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam era.
Naomi Jean Timmerman, 81, of Coldwater died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. She was born Aug. 14, 1931, in Rushville, Ind., to the late India and Stella (Gross) Stevens.
She married Ralph Timmerman Dec. 12, 1970, and he preceded her in death Sept. 3, 2006.
She is survived by her children Karen and Scott Strete, of Celina; Thomas and Debbie Feigel, of New Braunfels, Texas; Marcy and James Crouch, of Union City, Ind.; Debora and Butch Martin, of Celina; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Dr. James J. Otis, 99, of Celina died of natural causes at 2:47 p.m. Thursday Jan. 3, 2013, in Joint Township Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Oct. 22, 1913, in Ann Arbor, Mich., the son of Lloyd and Barbara (Audritsh) Otis, who preceded him in death.
He was married to Betty Hamel on Oct. 9, 1944, and she preceded him in death June 25, 2010.