Archive - Mar 2013 - Obituary
Virgil E. Beam, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:13 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at his residence, surrounded by his family.
He was born on Jan. 5, 1937, in Belmore, the son of Fred W. and Doris (Newell) Beam, who preceded him in death.
On Oct. 22, 1960, he married Joyce B. Fortman, and she survives.
Nicholas S. Bertke, 21, of 2621 State Route 363, Minster, died on Monday, March 11, 2013, at his home.
He was born on March 8, 1992, in Minster, to Timothy and Teresa (Bergman) Bertke, both surviving in Minster.
He is also survived by brothers and sister, Andrew Bertke and fiancé Mackenzie Buschur, North Star, Sarah Bertke and Jonathan Bertke, both at home; two sets of grandparents; a great-grandmother.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Joshua Bertke and a grandfather.
Mark Aloysius Keller, 64, of Vandalia, passed away on Wednesday March 6, 2013.
Mark was born on March 28, 1948, in St. Henry, to the late Benedict and Elizabeth Bergman Keller.
He grew up in St. Henry, graduating from St. Henry High School in 1966. He attended the University of Dayton and received his BS degree in mechanical engineering in 1970.
Doris Anna Wolfe, 73, of 314 S. Walnut St., New Bremen, died at 9:20 a.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center, St. Marys.
She was born on Nov. 5, 1939, in St. Marys, the daughter of Walter and Isabelle (Kohlreiser) Wittenbrink.
She is survived by a daughter, Kathy Cook of New Bremen; a grandson, Tyler Cook of Celina; two sisters, Betty Bushman of Minster and Sharon Fischbach of New Bremen; by several nieces and nephews.
John L. Sudman, 61, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:01 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, in Lima.
He was born in Celina, on Dec. 16, 1951, to Howard and Martha (Young) Sudman, who preceded him in death. His father passed away when he was very young, and his mother later married Homer DeArmond, who has also passed.
On July 7, 1979, he married Diana (Saintignon) Sudman, who survives in Wapakoneta.
Marsha Taylor, 52, of St. Marys, died on Monday, March 11, 2013, at her residence.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
John L. Sudman, 61, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:01 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Doris Wolfe, 73, of New Bremen, died on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller - Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High Street Chapel, in St. Marys.
Virgil E. Beam, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:13 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2013, at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff and Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.
Mildred F. Steele, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:33 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Nov. 17, 1926, in Pineville, Ky., the daughter of Luther and Sarah (Partin) Evans, who preceded her in death.
On Nov. 25, 1953, she married Earl “Bud” Gannon, and he died on Sept. 9, 1961.