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Archive - Apr 22, 2013 - Obituary

Marjorie Jones, 87

April 22, 2013

Marjorie Jones, 87, of 902 Jackson St., St. Marys, died at 10:54 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Briarwood Manor Nursing Home in Coldwater.

She was born on March 23, 1926, in Moulton, the daughter of Grant and Nora (Hines) Tester.

She married Joseph Jones on Sept. 1, 1946; he preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 1999.

Betty Jane Koons, 76

April 22, 2013

Betty Jane Koons, 76, former resident of Port Jefferson, joyfully passed through heaven’s gates at 12:03 a.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

Betty Jane was born on Sept. 13, 1936, in Sidney, the daughter of the late Walter and Luella (Kinninger) Fahnestock of Sidney.

Roy “Bob” Koons married Betty Jane Fanestock on Jan. 23, 1954, and they shared over 59 years together.

Dorothy Louise Luedeke, 96

April 22, 2013

Dorothy Louise Luedeke, 96, of New Bremen, died at 8:55 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys.

She was born on Oct. 25, 1916, to Frank and Bertha (Thiesing) Sunderman.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband of 66 years, Frederick Luedeke.  Also, by her brother James F. Sunderman, her daughter Kathleen (Augustine) Mascaro, and a great-grandson Jonathan David Hjelmgren.

Eugene E. “Gene” Lauth, 68

April 22, 2013

Eugene E. “Gene” Lauth, 68, of Spencerville, died at 8:23 a.m. Saturday April 20, 2013, at Van Wert County Hospital Emergency Room, following a sudden illness.  

He was born on Aug. 15, 1944, in Spencerville, the son of Howard and Mary Jean (Freewalt) Lauth, who preceded him in death.  

Survivors include a daughter, Ashley (Michael) Johnson, Spencerville; two granddaughters, Chevrolet and Carleigh Johnson; a former wife, Kay (Burden) Lauth, Spencerville; a brother, Everett (Phyllis) Lauth, Mendon.

Orin J. Roettger, 89

April 22, 2013

Orin J. Roettger, 89, St. Marys, passed away peacefully at 12:15 a.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

He was born on Sept. 17, 1923, in New Bremen, the son of Clarence and Luetta (Dammeyer) Roettger, who preceded him in death.

On  Oct. 3, 1942, he married Lois Boroff, and they were married for 69 years. She survives at the residence.

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